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Sportsman 400 (2001-2005)
Sportsman 400 HO (2011-2013)
Sportsman 450 (2006-2007)
Sportsman 450 Browning Edition (2006)
Sportsman 500 (1996-2010)
Sportsman 500 RSE (2000-2002)
Sportsman 500 DUSE (2001-2002)
Sportsman 500 HO (2001-2006, 2008-2013)
Sportsman 500 X2 (2006-2010)
Sportsman Touring 500 (2008-2013)
Worker 500 (1997-2001)
Xplorer 500 (1997)
This manual covers all models with EFI.
This manual does not cover 500 ATP HO models.
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CHAPTER ONE / GENERAL INFORMATION
Manual organization / Warnings, cautions and notes / Safety / Serial numbers /Model identification (2004 models) / Fasteners / Shop supplies / Tools /Measuring tools / Electrical system fundamentals / Service methods / Storage / Specifications
CHAPTER TWO / TROUBLESHOOTING
Water damage / Starting the engine / Engine does not start / Poor engine performance / Electronic throttle control (ETC) / Fuel system / Engine / Engine lubrication / Cylinder leakdown test / Clutch system / Gearshift linkage /Transmission / Electrical testing / Electrical troubleshooting / Meter assembly / Front gearcase / Final drive / Front suspension and steering / Brake system / Specifications
CHAPTER THREE / LUBRICATION, MAINTENANCE AND TUNE-UP
Engine oil level check / Engine oil and filter change / Oil pump priming / Oil pressure test / Transmission oil level check / Transmission oil change / Front gearcase oil level change / Front gearcase oil change / Front hub (1996-early 2004 models) oil level check / Front hub (1996-early 2004 models) oil change / Clutch draining and drying / Clutch belt inspection / Air filter service / Fuel tank vent hose / Fuel hose inspection / Fuel filter service / Brake system / Control cable lubrication Throttle cable/electronic throttle control (ETC) adjustment / Throttle cable adjustment / Choke cable inspection / Cooling system inspection / Coolant level check / Exhaust system / Suspension / Tires and wheels / Toe-in adjustment alignment / Lubrication service: front suspension arms , front struts, lower end of the steering shaft, front drive axle inner U-joints, front propeller shaft, front U-joints, rear U-joint, upper and lower rear suspension arms, and rear bar stabilizer assembly / Fastener inspection / Valve clearance / Compression test / Spark plug / Ignition timing / Idle speed / Specifications
CHAPTER FOUR / ENGINE TOP END
Engine service / Engine cooling / Engine lubrication / Servicing the engine in the frame / Exhaust system / Cylinder head cover / Rocker arm assembly / Camshaft / Cylinder head / Valves and valve components / Cylinder block / Piston and piston rings / Camshaft chain and sprockets / Break-in procedure / Specifications
CHAPTER FIVE / ENGINE LOWER END
Flywheel and stator plate / Recoil starter / Crankcase / Oil pump / Oil system one-way check valve / Break-in procedure / Specifications
CHAPTER SIX / CARBURETOR AND FUEL SYSTEM
Carburetor operation / Carburetor / Carburetor tests and adjustments / Throttle cable replacement / Starting enrichment (choke) cable / Fuel tank / Fuel shutoff valve / Fuel level sending unit (2004-on models) / Air filter air box / Fuel pump / Specifications
CHAPTER SEVEN / FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Fuel system initialization and starting procedure / Depressurizing the fuel system / Fuel line fittings / Throttle body / Fuel rail and fuel injector / Fuel pump / Fuel sender / Pressure regulator / Fuel tank / Crankshaft position sensor (CPS) / Manifold air pressure (MAP) sensor / Intake air temperature (IAT) sensor / Idle air control (IAC) / Throttle position sensor (TPS) / Engine coolant temperature (ECT) sensor / Electronic control module (ECM) / Self diagnosis / Throttle cable replacement / Air filter air box / Specifications
CHAPTER EIGHT / COOLING SYSTEM
Air cooling system / Liquid cooling system / Hoses and hose clamps / Radiator / Cooling fan / Coolant pump / Thermostat / Specifications
CHAPTER NINE / CLUTCH AND DRIVE BELT
Clutch system operation / Clutch tools / Clutch drying / Drive belt / Belt alignment / Drive clutch / Driven clutch / Specifications
CHAPTER TEN / TRANSMISSION (1996-early 2004 models)
Transmission / Transmission inspection / Shift shafts / Front output shaft / Transmission gearcase oil seal inspection and replacement / Shift selector linkage / Specifications
CHAPTER ELEVEN / TRANSMISSION (LATE 2004-on MODELS)
Transmission / Transmission shafts / Differential gear assembly / (X2 and Touring models) / Snorkel shaft / Shift selector linkage / Specifications
CHAPTER TWELVE / FRONT DRIVE SYSTEM
Front hub and Hilliard clutch / (1996-early 2004 models) / Front hub (late 2004-on, X2 and Touring models) / Front drive axle, boots and constant velocity (CV) / joints / Front drive shaft / Front gearcase / Front gearcase-Deluxe models with active decent / control (2007-on Sportsman 500, X2 and Touring models) / Specifications
CHAPTER THIRTEEN / ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Electrical basics / Electrical component replacement / Electrical connectors / Battery / Battery negative terminal / Charging system / Alternator stator / Voltage regulator/rectifier / (1996-early 2004 carbureted models) / Logic box (late 2004-2006 carbureted models) / Capacitor discharge ignition (carbureted models) / DC/Ignition system (fuel injected models) / Ignition coil / Electric starting system / Starter drive gears / Starter solenoid / Headlight system / Taillight and work light / Indicator lamp (1996-2002 models) / Speed sensor / Transmission switch / Resistor module (2004-on models) / Shift indicator circuit (late 2004-on models) / Differential solenoid (X2 and Touring models) / Switches / Electronic throttle control (ETC) switch / All wheel drive (AWD) coil / Active descent control (ADC) coil / (2007-on X2 and Touring models) / Cooling system switch and sensor / Fuses and circuit breaker (2008 models) / Speedometer / On-board diagnostics / Winch (models so equipped) / Winch contactor (models so equipped) / Specifications
CHAPTER FOURTEEN / FRONT SUSPENSION AND STEERING
Front wheel / Front strut / Front strut cartridge and spring / Control arm / Handlebar / Tie rods / Steering post / Tires and wheels / Specifications
CHAPTER FIFTEEN / REAR SUSPENSION AND FINAL DRIVE
Shock absorber / Rear hub and bearing carrier / Rear drive axle / Rear drive axle boot replacement / (1996-1998 models) / Rear drive axle CV joint and boots / (1999-on models) / Upper control arm (all models except X2 and Touring) / Lower control arm (all models except X2 and / Touring) / Upper control arm (X2 and Touring models) / Lower control arm (X2 and Touring models) / Upper and lower control arm inspection / Stabilizer linkage (all models except X2 and / Touring) / Stabilizer support (all models except X2 and / Touring) / Stabilizer support and bar (X2 and Touring models) / Specifications
CHAPTER SIXTEEN / BRAKES
Brake service / Front brake pad replacement / Front caliper / Output shaft brake pad replacement / (1996-1997 models) / Output shaft brake caliper (1996-1997 models) / Output shaft brake pad replacement / (1998-2002 models) / Output shaft brake caliper (1998-2002 models) / Rear brake pad replacement (2003-on models / except X2 and Touring) / Rear caliper (2003-on models except X2 and / Touring) / Rear brake pad replacement (X2 and / Touring models) / Rear caliper (X2 and Touring models) / Front master cylinder / Rear master cylinder / Brake hose replacement / Brake bleeding tips / Brake bleeding / Brake fluid draining / Rear brake pedal / Brake disc / Specifications
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN / BODY AND FRAME
Plastic inserts / Seat / Side panel / Fender cover / Front fender / Front rack, rail and grille (1996-2004 models) / Front rack and storage box (2005-on models) / Front bumper / Radiator guard (1996-2003 models) / Radiator brush guard (2004-on models) / Brush guard grill and radiator side shield / (2004-on models) / Rear rack, rail and bumper (1996-2002 models) / Rear rack and rail (2003-on except X2 and / Touring) / Rear rack and handle (Touring models) / Rear fender / Rear quarter panel (X2 models) / Footwell / Footwell support bracket (X2 and Touring models) / Rear storage box (all models except X2 and Touring) / Cargo box (X2 models) / Specifications
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