2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 91Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 91

ENGINE Crankcase Disassembly NOTE: The recoil starter, starter motor, starter drive, flywheel, stator, cam chain and sprockets
stator coils may be damaged3Mark or note position of stator plate on crankcase4Remove bolts and carefully remove stator assembly,
being careful not to damage crankshaft bushing on stator plate 3Inspect the thrust washer for wear or damage and replace
if necessary4Measure the OD of the starter drive shaft on both ends and record5Measure the ID of the bushing in the recoil
housing (A) and in the crankcase and recordMeasure in two directions 90o apart to determine if bushing is out of roundCalculate
bushing clearanceReplace bushing if clearance exceeds the service limitA 5Replace crankshaft seal (B) 6Remove oil passage