2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 323Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 323

TRANSMISSION 3Install the snorkel shaft into the gearcaseUsing the Snorkel Tool (PA-50231), tighten the snorkel tube about
tubeMake sure the snorkel shaft gear and output bevel gear have zero' lashNOTE: It is important to have zero lash between
the output gear and the snorkel shaft gearIf there is binding or excess lash, tighten or loosen the snorkel shaft until there
is zero lashIMPORTANT: Do not overtighten the snorkel tubeGears should rotate freely without binding 5Install the output
gear assemblyBe sure to properly mesh the snorkel shaft bevel gear with the output bevel gear 8Look down into the gearcase
at the snorkel locking screw hole opening to reference your starting point 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and EFI Tractor Service