2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 41Get this manual

2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 41

Inspecting and Measuring 1Inspect the pads for gouges, chips, or wear2Inspect the disc for gouges, grooves, cracks, and warpage3Using
nuts of the adjuster arm in 114 turn increments until the correct free-play gap is attained NOTE: Apply the brake number
of times to ensure the wheels lock and the brakelight illuminates properly NOTE: Whenever installing new pads, the new pads
must be burnished (see Burnishing Brake Pads in this section) 6If the rear cable adjustment is inadequate to attain the proper
brake pedal arm free-play gap, make adjustment at the front cable adjuster jam nuts Burnishing Brake Pads Brake pads (both
hydraulic and auxiliary) must be burnished to achieve full braking effectivenessBraking distance will be extended until brake
pads are properly burnishedTo properly burnish the brake pads, use the following procedure CAUTION If adjusting the rear
cable at both ends does not attain proper brake pedal arm free-play, the brake pads must be replacedMEASURINGREPLACING BRAKE