2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 340Get this manual

2003 Arctic Cat ATVs from 250cc to 500cc Service Manual, Page 340

CRANKSHAFT ASSEMBLY Incorrect (contact at tooth root) Measuring Connecting Rod (Small End Inside Diameter) 1Insert snap gauge
the dial indicator3Maximum deflection is mm (0.12 inMeasuring Connecting Rod (Big End Side-to-Side) 1If tooth contact pattern
is comparable to an incorrect pattern, correct tooth contact according to the following chart Tooth Contact Contacts at Top
Contacts at Root Shim Correction Decrease Shim Thickness Increase Shim Thickness 1Push the lower end of the connecting rod
to one 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 consulted 2Using feeler gauge, measure the gap between
the connecting rod and crankshaft journal CAUTION After correcting tooth contact, backlash must again be checked and corrected