2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 35Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 35

MAINTENANCE Liquid Cooling System Overview The engine coolant level is controlled or maintained by the recovery systemThe
Hoses Coolant StrengthType Test the strength of the coolant using an antifreeze hydrometer Antifreeze Hydrometer 5050 or
6040 mixture of antifreeze and distilled water will provide the optimum cooling, corrosion protection, and antifreeze protection
Do not use tap water, straight antifreeze, or straight water in the systemTap water contains minerals and impurities which
build up in the system Straight water or antifreeze may cause the system to freeze, corrode, or overheatPolaris 6040 Anti-Freeze
Coolant (PN 2871323) 1Inspect all hoses for cracks, deterioration, abrasion or leaksReplace if necessary2Check tightness
of all hose clamps CAUTION Do not over-tighten hose clamps at radiator, or radiator fitting may distort, causing restriction
to coolant flowRadiator hose clamp torque is 36 inlbs(4 Nm) 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual Copyright