2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 201Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 201

BODYSTEERINGSUSPENSION 500 EFI TRACTOR SEAT ASSEMBLY Overview The Sportsman 500 EFI Tractor seat assembly consists of pivoting
the fasteners and cross bolts from each end of the dampener assembly4Remove the dampener and install new one5Install the
cross-bolts and fastenersTorque to standard specifications as listed in Chapter of the Sportsman Service Manual6Reinstall
seat and adjust spring pre-load to desired setting Rider Weight39 kg 3994 kg 94 kg Seat Height Adjustment Preload Measurement
mm 0-32 mm 32-64 mm To raise or lower the seat for operator comfort, reposition the latching mechanism in one set of the
rear seat base slotsVerify seat is securely installed before operating Seat Pivot Repair WARNING Spring Under Tension Use
the proper precautions when working with springsAlways relieve spring tension before disassemblyWear safety glasses and other
appropriate protection at all timesThe seat pivot is serviceable assembly 1IMPORTANT: Remove all spring preload2Remove the
seat3Remove the fasteners from each pivot assemblyRefer to Illustration4Remove the pivot bushings if worn and install new