2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 334Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 334

BRAKES Overview: Sportsman Forest 500 (INTL A12MH50FF) The Sportsman brake system consists of complete hydraulic brake systemAll-wheel
disc and pads with CRC Brake Kleen or equivalent non-flammable aerosol brake cleanerRemove pads andor disc hub to clean imbedded
material from disc or padsAdjust pad stop Set to proper level Check brake fluid level, adjust as needed Dirt, dust, or imbedded
material on pads or disc Pad(s) dragging on disc (noise or premature pad wear) Insufficient lever or pedal clearance Master
cylinder reservoir overfilled WARNING Once bottle is opened, use what is necessary and discard the rest in accordance with
local lawsDo not store or use partial bottle of brake fluidBrake fluid is hygroscopic, meaning it rapidly absorbs moistureThis
causes the boiling temperature of the brake fluid to drop, which can lead to brake fade and the possible loss of control
Master cylinder compensating port restricted, Master cylinder Clean piston(s) seal piston not returning completely, Caliper