2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 159Get this manual

2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 159

CRANKSHAFT ASSEMBLY Incorrect (contact at tooth root) Measuring Connecting Rod (Small End Inside Diameter) 1Insert snap gauge
to an connecting rod away from the dial indicator3Maximum deflection is mm (0.12 inMeasuring Connecting Rod (Big End Side-to-Side)
1Push the lower end of the connecting rod to one incorrect pattern, correct tooth contact according to the following chartTooth
Contact Contacts at Top Contacts at Root Shim Correction Decrease Shim Thickness Increase Shim Thickness side of the crankshaft
journal NOTE: To correct tooth contact, steps and (with NOTE) of "Correcting Backlash" must be followed and the above "Tooth
ContactShim Correction" chart must be consulted2Using feeler gauge, measure the gap between the connecting rod and crankshaft
journal CAUTION After correcting tooth contact, backlash must again be checked and corrected (if necessary)Continue the correcting