2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 158Get this manual

2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 158

1If backlash measurement is less than specified, remove an existing shim, measure it, and install new thinner shim2If backlash
1Remove the secondary driven output shaft assembly from the left-side crankcase halfoil and grease residue 2Clean the secondary
driven bevel gear teeth of old 3Apply thin, even coat of machinist-layout dye Checking Backlash NOTE: The rear shaft and
bevel gear must be removed for this procedureAlso, always start with the original shims on the rear shaft to several teeth
of the gear4Install the secondary driven output shaft assembly 5Rotate the secondary driven bevel gear several revolutions
in both directions6Examine the tooth contact pattern in the dye and 1Place the left-side crankcase cover onto the left-side
crankcase half to prevent runout of the secondary transmission output shaft2Install the secondary driven output shaft assembly
compare the pattern to the illustrationsIncorrect (contact at tooth top) onto the crankcase3Mount the indicator tip of the
dial indicator on the secondary driven bevel gear4While rocking the driven bevel gear back and forth, note the maximum backlash