2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 129Get this manual

2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 129

3Slowly release the friction plate and lift the plate with ratchet guide free of the recoil case; then remove the ratchet
release each thumb to allow the spring to gradually release from the caseB603D 8Unwind the rope from the reel and remove
the ropeCleaning and Inspecting NOTE: Whenever part is worn excessively, cracked, or damaged in any way, replacement is necessary
1Clean all components2Inspect the springs and ratchet for wear or damage3Inspect the reel and case for cracks or damage4Inspect
the shaft for wear, cracks, or damageB604D 5Carefully lift the reel free of the case making sure the spiral spring does not
accidentally disengage from the case 5Inspect the rope for breaks or fraying6Inspect the spiral spring for cracks, crystallization,
or abnormal bends7Inspect the handle for damage, cracks, or deteriorationAssembling 1If removed, insert the spiral spring