2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 91Get this manual

2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 91

Correcting Backlash 1 NOTE: If backlash measurement is within the Incorrect (contact at tooth root) acceptable range, no
output shaft assembly from the left-side crankcase half2Clean the secondary driven bevel gear teeth of old oil and grease
residue3Apply thin, even coat of machinist-layout dye to several teeth of the gear4Install the secondary driven output shaft
assembly5Rotate the secondary driven bevel gear several revolutions in both directions 1If tooth contact pattern is comparable
to an incorrect pattern, correct tooth contact according to the following chartTooth Contact Contacts at Top Shim Correction
Decrease Shim Thickness Contacts at Root Increase Shim Thickness 6Examine the tooth contact pattern in the dye and compare
the pattern to the illustrationsIncorrect (contact at tooth top) 1 NOTE: To correct tooth contact, steps and (with NOTE)
of "Correcting Backlash" must be followed and the above "Tooth ContactIShim Correction" chart must be consultedAfter correcting