2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 73Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 73

ENGINE ENGINE DISASSEMBLY Cam Chain TensionerRocker ArmCamshaft Removal 1Remove ignition timing inspection plug from recoil
watching camshaft sprocket marks and the mark in the timing inspection hole5Remove cam chain tensioner plug, sealing washer,
and springCAUTION: The plug is under spring tensionMaintain inward pressure while removing6Remove the two 6x25 mm cam chain
tensioner flange bolts7Tap lightly on tensioner body with soft face hammer and remove tensioner Cam Chain Tensioner Inspection
1Pull cam chain tensioner plunger outward to the end of its travelInspect teeth on ratchet pawl (A) and plunger teeth (B)
for wear or damage2Push ratchet pawl and hold itThe plunger should move smoothly in and out of the tensioner body3Release