2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 39Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 39

MAINTENANCE Air Box Sediment Tube Periodically check the air box drain tube located toward the rear of the machineDrain whenever
breather filters can be installed in either direction Drain the recoil housing after operating the ATV in very wet conditionsThis
should also be done before storing the ATVThe drain screw is located at the bottom of the recoil housingRemove the screw
with 10 mm wrenchReinstall screw once housing has been drained CAUTION: Make sure the manual start handle (B) is fully seated
on the recoil housing, especially when travelling in wet areasIf it is not sealed properly, water may enter the recoil housing
and damage components Water will enter the recoil housing if the starter handle (B) is disengaged from the rope guide when
under water After travelling in wet areas the recoil housing and starter should always be drained completely by removing
the recoil Do not open the crankcase drain unless the engine has ingested waterSome engine oil will be lost if crankcase
drain is opened If recoil handle (B) seal has been damaged, the handle should be replaced 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and