2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 302Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 302

FINAL DRIVE IMPORTANT: If the grease in the joint is obviously contaminated with water andor dirt, the joint should be replacedNOTE:
the small boot clamp and boot (small end first) onto the drive shaft and position the boot in its groove machined in the
shaft12Install NEW circlip on the end of the shaft13Grease the joint with the special CV joint grease provided in the boot
replacement kitFill the cavity behind the balls and the splined hole in the joint's inner racePack the ball tracks and outer
face flush with greasePlace any remaining grease into the boot15Align the circlip with the lead-in chamfer 16Use soft-faced
hammer to tap the joint onto the drive shaft until you reach the end of the splines and the joint locks in place CAUTION
The grease provided in the replacement kit is specially formulated for wear resistance and durabilityDO NOT use substitutes