2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 269Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 269

FINAL DRIVE 13Inspect the magnetic coil (A) in the outer cover plate assemblyInspect the backlash pad (B) for excessive wear16Remove
is required, unless the front cover is replaced, or the back lash pad screw is removedSee the "FRONT GEARCASE ASSEMBLY" procedure
later in this chapter for details on backlash setting14Remove the bolts retaining the input shaft cover and pinion gear assembly15Remove
the snap ring retaining the input shaft assembly 17Inspect the input shaft bushing for wear 18Thoroughly clean the gearcase