2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 466Get this manual

2004 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 466

6Maneuver the axle assembly rearward allowing the propeller shaft to disengage and the final drive boot to separate from
lower shock absorber cap screws and hex nuts; then disengage the shock absorbers from the axle housings Ensure that the rear
gear case is properly supported BEFORE removing the shock absorber assemblies 2Remove the cap screws securing the axle assembly