2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 274Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 274

FINAL DRIVE Setting Ring Gear Backlash NON ADC NOTE: Ring gear backlash is set at the factoryNo adjustment is required, unless
Loctite 262 onto the bottom screw threads 5If tight spot is felt during rotation, loosen the backlash screw another 18 turnPerform
step againRepeat this procedure until the pinion shaft rotates smoothly times (1 revolution of ring gear)6The gearcase may
be filled with the recommended amount of lubricant once gearlash procedure is complete 3Turn the screw in until it is lightly