2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 65Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 65

ENGINE Accessible Components The following components can be serviced or removed with the engine installed in the frame:
lift or have an assistant help remove the engine from the vehicle to prevent personal injury or damage to vehicle components
WARNING Always wear safety glasses and proper shop clothing when performing the procedures in this manualFailing to do so
may lead to possible injury or death1Start with clean work area2Thoroughly clean the engine and chassis3Remove the following
parts as required Seat Left and Right Side Covers (Refer to Chapter 5) Fuel Tank CoverFront Cab (Refer to Chapter 5) Fuel
Tank (Refer to Chapter 4) 4Drain the engine oil and engine coolant (see Chapter 2)NOTE: Drain and dispose of the fluids properly5Remove
the spark plug high tension lead6Remove engine to chassis ground cable located at the starter motor mounting fastener7Remove
the red battery cable from the starter motor8Disconnect the engine wiring harness connections near the flywheel cover (Stator)9Disconnect