2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 40Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 40

MAINTENANCE Engine Oil Level Oil and Filter Change Oil Filter Torque: Turn by hand until filter gasket contacts sealing surface,
fluids are containedBe prepared to collect the fluid with suitable containers before opening any compartment or disassembly
of any component containing fluids1Place vehicle on level surface2Clean area around drain plug (A) at bottom of oil tank3Run
engine two to three minutes until the engine is warm4After two or three minutes stop the engine5Place drain pan beneath oil
tank and remove the drain plug (A)CAUTION: Oil may be hotDo not allow hot oil to come into contact with skin as serious burns
may result Maintain Oil Level In Normal range Screw Dipstick in completely to check 6Remove dipstick and check to see that
the oil level is in the normal rangeThe oil should be between the top line and the bottom line on the dipstickAdd oil as
indicated by the level on the dipstickDo not overfillNOTE: Rising oil level between checks in cool weather driving, can indicate