2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 134Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 134

CARBURATION AND FUEL SYSTEM 1Disconnect battery2Remove seat, side covers and front cab access to the fuel pumpSee chapter
unit out of the fuel tankAs the sending unit assembly is being removed, be aware of float arm and pre-filterHold the float
arm to the sending unit body as you lift and tilt the sending unit to ensure that the float arm is not bent when removed
from the tank9Transfer sending unit to suitable container capable of safely holding fuel10Inspect the inside of the fuel
tank for debris (may require flashlight and mirror)If debris like mud or sand is present, fuel tank should be flushed and
cleaned out prior to installation of new sending unit assemblyIMPORTANT: It is recommended to remove the fuel tank from the
vehicle and rinse it with small amount of clean fuelDo not use water or any other chemicals to remove debris11Remove new
sending unit assembly, gasket and PFA nut from packagingUse care not to bend float arm during un-packagingDo not lift or
sending unit assembly by the float arm12Use cleaning wipes provided to clean fuel tank surface and threadsRemove all debris,