2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 462Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 462

8 Remove the cap screw and lock nut securing the lower shock eyelet to the upper A-armDiscard the lock nutW NOTE: Never reuse
then using slide hammer7 remove the drive axle 2Wipe away excess grease to access the retaining ringUsing an awl or circlip
pliers, remove the circlip CLEANING AND INSPECTING W NOTE: Always clean and inspect the drive axle components to determine
if any service or replacement is necessary 1Using clean towel7 wipe away any oil or grease from the axle components 3Using
snap ring pliers, remove the circlip securing the bearing ring to the shaftNote the direction of the bearing for assembling
purposes 2.1nspect boots deterioration cracks7 or 4Note the difference inside each bearing ring end for assembling purposes;