2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 76Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 76

ENGINE 10Slide camshaft out the PTO side of the cylinder head Automatic Compression Release Installation 1Slide spring onto
outward in the compression release mode Figure 3.21 If Camshaft is Removed From Engine: 3Turn the camshaft until the actuator
ball is in the lowest position and install the release lever shaftIf Camshaft is Installed in the Engine: 4Use small magnet
to draw the actuator ball outward, or rotate the engine until the cam lobes face upward and install release lever shaft5Position
camshaft as shown at the bottom of Figure 3.216Place arm of spring under stop pin as shown and push release lever inward
until fully seatedDo not prewind the spring one full turn or the compression release will not disengage when the engine startsCheck
operation of mechanism as outlined in Step of Removal (above)NOTE: When shaft is properly installed, actuator ball will be
held in the "out" positionIt is important to note that spring pressure is very light2Remove release lever shaft and return