2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 313Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 313

TRANSMISSION Shift Linkage Inspection 1Inspect shift linkage rod bushing clips and replace if worn or damagedLubrication
the nozzle6Disconnect shift rod end from transmission bellcrank7Remove PVT outer cover, drive and driven clutches, and the
inner PVT cover(refer to Clutch Removal in Chapter 6)8Remove fasteners securing upper control arms to stabilizer brackets
and transmission brackets9Remove the stabilizer bar links from the upper control armsRemove lower shock-to-control arm fasteners10Remove
both rear drive shafts from transmission11Remove the fasteners securing the stabilizer assembly to the upper frame12Remove
the two mounting bolts that secure the front of the transmission to the frame13Remove all lower transmission mounting fasteners
from each side14Remove the upper transmission support bracket completely from the ATV15With the help of an assistant, lift