2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 141Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 141

c AT THIS POINT To service center crankcase components only, proceed to Removing Left-Side Components Left-Side Components
securing the starter to the crankcase; then remove the starter- Do not allow the connecting rod to go down inside the crankcaseIf
the rod is down inside the crankcase and the crankshaft is rotated, severe damaue will result 2Remove the four cap screws
securing the recoil cover to the left-side cover; then remove recoil cover I NOTE: If the existing rings will not be replaced
with new rings, note the location of each ring for proper installationWhen replacing with new rings, replace as complete
set onlyIf the piston rings must be removed, remove them in this sequence AStarting with the top ring, slide one end of the
ring out of the ring-grooveBRemove each ring by working it toward the dome of the piston while rotating it out of the groove
c AT THIS POINT To service piston, see Servicing Top-Side Components sub-sectionPage: 141 Arctic Cat ATV 2005 -All Models
Remove the flange nut securing the starter cup to the crankshaft; then remove the starter cupAccount for the O-ring inside