2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 588Get this manual

2005 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 588

Rear A-Arms (FIS REMOVING - Rear Suspension) 1Secure the ATV on support stand to elevate the wheels Make sure the ATV is
in any way, replacement is necessary 6Remove the cap screws and lock nut securing the shock absorber to the frame and lower
A-arm; then remove the shock absorber7Remove the cap screws securing the boot guard to the lower A-arm 1Clean all A-arm components
in parts-cleaning solvent 2Inspect the A-arm for bends, cracks, and worn bushings3Inspect the frame mounts for signs of damage,
wear, or weldment damageINSTALLING Install the A-arm assemblies into the frame mounts and secure with the cap screws and
new lock nutsOnly finger-tighten at this timeSlide the knuckle onto the drive axle and into position on the A-arms; then
secure the knuckle to the A-arms with cap screws and new lock nutsTighten to specificationsSlide the hub out of the knuckle
and set asideRemove the cap screws and lock nuts securing the knuckle to the A-armsDiscard the lock nutsTighten the hardware