2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 38Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 38

MAINTENANCE Air FilterPre-Filter Service It is recommended that the air filter and pre filter be replaced annuallyWhen riding
filter on main filter mountPlace filter clamp over the assembly and tightenNOTE: Apply small amount of general purpose grease
to the sealing edges of the filter before reinstallingFilter Clamp Proper Filter Placement Main Filter 4Loosen clamp and
remove air filter assemblyCover Filter Support Air Box Pre-Filter Main Element Front NOTE: The air filter should rest on
the filter supportProper placement of the air filter is important to prevent rattles and air leaksSee Illustration above
Carb Boot Cleaning: 5Slip the pre-filter element off of main elementClean the pre filter with hot, soapy water6Rinse and
dry thoroughly7Inspect element for tears or damage8Inspect main filter and replace if necessaryIf the filter has been soaked