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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-07-2019, 05:26 AM Thread Starter
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2008 Sportsman 800 trans vs rear diff fluid

I'm sure this has been covered but I did a search and can't find what I'm looking for.

I have an '08 Soortsman 800 and want to change the trans and rear fluid. I have the large service manual and it looks like I am getting mixed information from it as to what fluid to use. I've changed both before but I don't remember this being an issue.

The manual says in the maintenance section to use "ATV angle drive fluid" for rear gear case but 2 pages later in actual section to show procedure it says to use "premium synthetic AGL gearcase fluid".

I know these things can be very picky about the correct fluid can someone please let me know the correct fluid to use?

Thank you as always.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-07-2019, 03:21 PM
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Synthetic 75w-90

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Yep, your 2008 has a separate tranny and rear gearcase. Any good 75-90 or 80-90 gear oil will do . If using Polaris juice... Angle drive fluid.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-11-2019, 08:46 AM
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Just to be clear... gear oil in the rear gearcase/diff. Tranny oil in the tranny.
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