2001 Sportsman 500 Dumb question


Is there supposed to be oil inside the right side engine case? I am doing a service on the quad for a guy because it has sat for a while and when I went to start it up there was a sort of grinding/starter not catching sound. I looked at the right side and noticed that he had duct taped over 3 rather large puncture wounds in the case :thumbsup:. I took it off and not a drop of oil came out and a good bit of surface rust is present.

any and all help and or comments are apreciated!

If you are speaking of the case where the pull starter is then, no. No oil there.

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