2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 85Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 85

SECONDARY GEARS I NOTE: When checking and correcting secondary gear backlash and tooth contact, the universal joint must
driven bevel gear4While rocking the driven bevel gear back and forth, note the maximum backlash reading on the gauge 5Acceptable
backlash range is 0.05-0.33 mm (0.002-0.013 inCorrecting Backlash INOTE: If backlash measurement is within the acceptable
range, no correction is necessaryIncorrect (contact at tooth root) 1If backlash measurement is less than specified, remove
an existing shim, measure it, and install new thinner shim 2If backlash measurement is more than specified, remove an existing
shim, measure it, and install thicker shimI NOTE: Continue to remove, measure, and install until backlash measurement is
within toleranceNote the following chartCorrect 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 Correcting
Tooth Contact I NOTE: If tooth contact pattern is comparable to the correct pattern illustration, no correction is necessary