2000 Arctic Cat ATV Factory Service Manual, Page 160Get this manual

2000 Arctic Cat ATV Factory Service Manual, Page 160

Fig3-598 Correcting Backlash NOTE: If backlash measurement is within the acceptable range, no correction is necessary 1If
measurements will occurChecking Backlash NOTE: The rear shaft and bevel gear must be removed for this procedureAlso, always
start with the original shims on the rear shaft Under 0.05 mm (0.002 in At 0.05-0.33 mm (0.002-0.013 in Over 0.33 mm (0.013
in Checking Tooth Contact NOTE: After correcting backlash of the secondary driven bevel gear, it is necessary to check tooth
contact 1Remove the secondary driven output shaft assembly from the left-side crankcase half2Clean the secondary driven bevel
gear teeth of old oil and grease residue3Apply thin, even coat of machinist-layout dye to several teeth of the gear4Install
the secondary driven output shaft assembly5Rotate the secondary driven bevel gear several revolutions in both directions6Examine
the tooth contact pattern in the dye and compare the pattern to the illustrationsFig3-599 1Place the left-side crankcase