2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 111Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 111

ENGINE RECOIL (ACCESSORY) Recoil DisassemblyInspection NOTE: 2009 models are not equipped with recoil as standard equipmentThis
handle c-ring for proper tension, and the handle for cracks or damage which may allow water or dirt to enter the recoil housing
through the rope3Remove handle from the rope and allow spring tension on recoil to relaxNOTE: The handle must seal tightly
on the recoil housing to prevent water from entering 6Remove ratchet pawl with spring and inspectReplace spring or ratchet
pawl if worn, broken, or damagedNOTE: Long arm of spring engages reelShort end against pawl7Hold reel firmly in housingPull
rope handle until 1218" (30-46cm) of rope is exposed, and hold reel in place 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and EFI Tractor