2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 243Get this manual

2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 243

BRemove each ring by working it toward the dome of the piston while rotating it out of the groove 1 114Using the Piston-Pin
sub-section 1 NOTE: The enginetransmission does not have to be removed from the frame for this procedure1 NOTE: Support the
connecting rod with rubber bands to avoid damaging the rod or install the Connecting Rod Holder (pin 0444-006) A CAUTION
Removing Left-Side Components ARecoil Starter BHiILow Shifter Assembly CSpeed Sensor Housing DCover 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 damage will
result1 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 1Remove
the cap screws securing the recoil starter assembly to the left-side cover; then remove the recoil starterB AT THIS POINT