2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 87Get this manual

2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 87

SECONDARY GEARS NOTE: When checking and correcting secondary gear backlash and tooth contact, the universal joint must be
driven bevel gear4While rocking the driven bevel gear back and forth, note the maximum backlash reading on the gauge5Acceptable
backlash range is 0.05-0.33 mm (0.002-0.013 inCorrecting Backlash NOTE: If backlash measurement is within the acceptable
range, no correction is necessaryIncorrect (contact at tooth root) ATV-0103 1If backlash measurement is less than specified,
remove an existing shim, measure it, and install new thinner shim2If backlash measurement is more than specified, remove
an existing shim, measure it, and install thicker shimATV-0105 NOTE: Continue to remove, measure, and install until backlash
measurement is within toleranceNote the following chart Correct Backlash Measurement 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 Shim Correction Decrease Shim Thickness No Correction Required Increase Shim Thickness
ATV-0104 Checking Tooth Contact NOTE: After correcting backlash of the secondary driven bevel gear, it is necessary to check