2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 301Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 301

FINAL DRIVE Inner Plunging JointBoot Replacement 1Using side cutters, cut away and discard the boot clamps5Using soft-faced
down the shaft IMPORTANT: Tap on inner race only! 6Make sure the circlip is still on the shaft and not left in the jointCirclip
3Clean the grease from the face of the joint4Place the drive shaft in soft-jawed vise7Remove the boot from the shaft CAUTION
Complete disassembly of the plunging joint is NOT recommendedThe internal components are precision fit and develop their