2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 273Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 273

FINAL DRIVE 3Inspect the armature plate for consistent wear patternThere should be two distinct wear bands (one band inside
up and down and in and out freely within the roll cage sliding surfaces Armature Plate Rollers Check for Wear Bands 4Check
to make sure the coil is seated in the Ushaped insert that is pressed into the gearcase coverThe top of the coil should be
seated below the Ushaped insertThe U-shaped insert controls the pole gapIf the top of the coil is above the surface of the
U-shaped insert it raises the armature plate, thereby increasing pole gapIf the pole gap increases the coil will not be strong