2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 226Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 226

Servicing Center Crankcase Components I NOTE: Whenever part is worn excessively, cracked, damaged in any way, or out of tolerance,
spring while guiding the spring holder onto the hubWhen slight resistance is felt, stop turning the wing nut 4While rocking
the driven bevel gear back and forth, note the maximum backlash reading on the gauge5Acceptable backlash range is 0.05-0.33
mm (0.002-0.013 in 10Install the nut (threads coated with red Loctite #271); then tighten the nut to specification using
the spanner and torque wrench Correcting Backlash I NOTE: If backlash measurement is within the acceptable range, no correction
is necessary 1If backlash measurement is less than specified, remove an existing shim, measure it, and install new thinner
shim2If 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 chart 11Remove