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INDY EVO and RMK EVO Chaincase Fluid Replacement

Required Tools and Supplies: 

  • Shop Rags
  • 6mm Allen Socket
  • Ratchet
  • Torque Wrench
  • Fluid Filler
  • Safety Glasses
  • Nitrile Gloves

To learn more about tools, read the Tools and Fasteners Guide

Always wear safety glasses or nitrile gloves when servicing your INDY EVO or RMK EVO. To change the chaincase fluid on a Polaris EVO, follow these steps:

1. Ensure the vehicle is on a flat, level surface.

2. Set the parking brake.

3. Clean the area around the fill plug.

4. Remove the fill plug with a 6mm Allen socket and set it aside.

5. Place a drain pan underneath the drain plug. Tip: Place a rag in the bottom of the drain pan to prevent the splashing of fluid.

6. Clean the area around the drain plug.

7. Remove the drain plug with a 6mm Allen socket and allow the fluid to drain completely.

8. Clean any dirt or debris from the fill and drain plugs.

9. Inspect the O-rings on both plugs and replace them if necessary.

10. Reinstall the drain plug. Torque to 6 to 10 ft-lbs (8-13 Nm).

11. Fill the chaincase through the fill plug hole until fluid reaches the bottom threads and begins to spill out. The fluid capacity is 9 ounces (266 milliliters).

12. Reinstall the fill plug. Torque to 6 to 10 ft-lbs (8-13 Nm).

13. Clean any residual fluid off the vehicle.

14. Dispose of the used fluid properly.

Looking for information on adjusting drive chain tension? Read INDY EVO and RMK EVO Drive Chain Tension Adjustment.

For more information, see your authorized Polaris Dealer. To find a dealer near you, use the Dealer Locator.
Maintenance tips, procedures and specifications can be found in your Owner's Manual.
To find diagrams and replacement part numbers, use the online parts catalog.