2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 112Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 112

ENGINE 8Place rope in notch on outer edge of reelRelease tension on hub and allow reel to unwind approximately 6-7 turns
abrasions11Inspect drive tab on hub return spring for damageTo remove hub return spring, hold outer coils in place with one
hand and slowly remove spring one coil at time from the inside out12Pull knot out of recoil reelUntie knotRemove rope from
reel Recoil Assembly CAUTION Be sure to wear face shield and eye protection when performing this procedure5Install reel into
housing making sure the spring drive tab on the reel engages the spring and the reel is fully seated in the housing6Apply
downward pressure on the reel and rotate counterclockwise approximately 6-7 turns to pre-wind the springContinue rotating
counterclockwise until rope on outer edge aligns with rope guide bushing7Release rope from notch and allow reel to rewind
completelyIf more pre-wind is required, place rope in notch and add additional turns of pre-wind8Install ratchet pawl and
return spring, with long leg of spring engaged in reel9Reinstall friction plateNOTE: The friction plate must be positioned