2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 143Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 143

Measuring Rocker Arm (Inside Diameter) 4Place spring retainer over the valve springs; then using the valve spring compressor,
Piston 1Using non-metallic carbon removal tool, remove any carbon buildup from the dome of the piston2Inspect the piston
for cracks in the piston pin, dome, and skirt areas 3Inspect the piston for seizure marks or scuffingRepair with #400 grit
wet-or-dry sandpaper and water or honing oil 2Insert each valve into its original valve location3Install the valve springs
with the painted end of the spring facing away from the cylinder headI NOTE: If the painted end is not visible, install the
ends of the springs with the closest coils toward the head Towards I NOTE: If scuffing or seizure marks are too deep to correct
with the sandpaper, replace the piston 4Inspect the perimeter of each piston for signs of excessive "blowby Excessive "blowby"