2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 412Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 412

Installing Valves CleaningInspecting Piston 1Apply grease to the inside surface of the valve seals; then place lower spring
"blowby Excessive "blowby" indicates worn piston rings or an out-of-round cylinderRemoving Piston Rings 1Starting with the
top ring, slide one end of the ring out of the ring-groove 4Place spring retainer over the valve springs; then using the
valve spring compressor, compress the valve springs and install the valve cotters 2Remove each ring by working it toward
the dome of the piston while rotating it out of the grooveI NOTE: If the existing rings will not be replaced with new ones,
note the location of each ring for proper installationWhen installing new rings, install as complete set only PISTON ASSEMBLY