2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 280Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 280

FINAL DRIVE DisassemblyInspection 1Drain and properly dispose of used oilRemove any metal particles from the drain plug magnet2Remove
be damaged or non-working3Remove screws (arrows) retaining the outer cover plate assembly5Remove the output clutch assemblyInspect
thrust bearing (B) for wearInspect the bearings, contact surfaces and splines of the output clutch for signs of wear or damageVisually
inspect the clutch plate areaIf plates are steel-on-steel, or if the friction material is worn, the assembly should be replaced
NOTE: Excessive debris in the oil andor noise coming from the front drive on deceleration are key indicators of clutch pack