2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 328Get this manual

2006 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 328

2Inspect the piston for cracks in the piston pin, dome, and skirt areas3Inspect the piston for seizure marks or scuffingRepair
piston while rotating it out of the grooveNOTE: 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 Cleaningllnspecting Piston Rings
1Take an old piston ring and snap it into two pieces; then grind the end of the old ring to 45' angle and to sharp edge 2Using
the sharpened ring as tool, clean carbon from the ring-groovesBe sure to position the ring with its tapered side upPISTON
ASSEMBLY W NOTE: Whenever piston, rings, or pin is out of tolerance, it must be replaced Cleaningflnspecting Piston 1Using
non-metallic carbon removal tool, remove any carbon buildup from the dome of the pistonImproper cleaning of the ring-grooves
by the use of the wrong type of ring-groove cleaner will result in severe damaae to the ist ton Measuring Piston-Ring End