2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 156Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 156

1If backlash measurement is less than specified, remove an existing shim, measure it, and install new thinner shim 2If backlash
occur 1Remove the secondary driven output shaft assembly from the left-side crankcase half2Clean the secondary driven bevel
gear teeth of old oil and grease residue3Apply thin, even coat of machinist-layout dye to several teeth of the gear Checking
Backlash INOTE: The rear shaft and bevel gear must be removed for this procedureAlso, always start with the original shims
on the rear shaft 4Install the secondary driven output shaft assembly5Rotate the secondary driven bevel gear several revolutions
in both directions6Examine the tooth contact pattern in the dye and compare the pattern to the illustrationsIncorrect (contact
at tooth top) 1Place the left-side crankcase cover onto the left-side crankcase half to prevent mnout of the secondary transmission
output shaft2Install the secondary driven output shaft assembly onto the crankcase 3Mount the indicator tip of the dial indicator