2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 342Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 342

BRAKES FRONT MASTER CYLINDER ALL MODELS Removal 1Clean master cylinder and reservoir assemblyMake sure you have clean work
Brake Line Banjo Bolt Torque: 15 ft.lbs(21 Nm) 3Fill reservoir with DOT-approved brake fluid Installation 1Install master
cylinder on handlebarsTorque mounting bolts to specificationTorque the inner bolt first as indicated in the illustration
below7 in.lbs(.79 Nm) 25 in.lbs(3 Nm) Torque inner Bolt First Master Cylinder Mount Bolt Torque: 25 inlbs(3 Nm) Torque Inner
Bolt First NOTE: To speed up the brake bleeding procedure, the master cylinder can be purged of air before brake line is
attachedFill with DOT-approved brake fluid and pump lever slowly two to three times with finger over the outlet end to purge