2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 279Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 279

FINAL DRIVE 5Inspect the rollers for nicks, scratches, and flat spotsAlso inspect the roll cage for cracks and ensure the
on either side of differential and remove the protective caps7Turn bleeder valves counter-clockwise to loosenLoosen bleeder
screw slowly, allowing oil and any trapped air to flow out of fittingIMPORTANT: Do not allow hydraulic fluid in reservoir
to drain below minimum fill lineClose bleeder valve before oil level falls below minimum fill lineRefilling empty reservoir
will result in air pockets becoming trappedNOTE: If empty reservoir is encountered, filling of fluid is still possibleVerify
air is not trapped before proceeding with step 78Continue steps 6-8 on both sides in sequence until no air bubbles are seen
when bleeding occurs9Re-torque both bleeder valves to specification and reinstall cover caps Rollers Bleeder Valve Torque:
80 inlbs(9 Nm) 10Fill reservoir with to level midway between MAX' and MIN' fill linesVerify no debris is found in reservoir
oil11Replace reservoir cap securely and wipe clean any residue 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual