2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 289Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 289

FINAL DRIVE 3Turn the screw in until it is lightly seated, then turn the screw out 14 turn4Set the gearcase uprightRotate
will occur 5If tight spot is felt during rotation, loosen the backlash screw another 18 turnPerform the step 16 againRepeat
this procedure until the pinion shaft rotates smoothly times (1 revolution of ring gear) Removal 1Set the ATV in parkequipped)2345Remove
hub dust cap (if Remove cotter pinLoosenbut do not removethe hub retaining nutLoosenbut do not removethe wheel nutsSafely