2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 266Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 266

FINAL DRIVE Operation NON ADC The AWD switch may be turned on or off while the vehicle is moving, however, AWD will not enable
the front drive will engage by coupling the output hubs to the ring gear via the rollersThe front drive will remain engaged
until the torque requirement goes away (i.erear wheels regain traction) CAUTION Switching to AWD while the rear wheels are
spinning may cause severe drive shaft and gearcase damageAlways switch to AWD while the rear wheels have traction or are
at rest Rollers Ring Gear With the AWD switch off, the vehicle drives through the rear wheels only (2 wheel drive)When the
AWD is enabled, the front drive acts as an on-demand AWD systemThis means, the front drive will engage once the rear wheels
have lost traction, and will remain engaged until the torque requirement goes away (i.erear wheels regain traction) Roll
Cage Output Hubs Armature Plate Roller Cage CAUTION If the rear wheels are spinning, release the throttle before turning
the AWD switch onIf AWD is engaged while the wheels are spinning, severe drive shaft and clutch damage could resultAWD Disengagement: