2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 164Get this manual

2008 Arctic Cat 400/500/650/700 ATV Service Manual, Page 164

AT THIS POINT To service center crankcase components only, proceed to Removing Left-Side Components Servicing Top-Side Components
of high spotsA high spot can be noted by bright metallic finishCorrect any high spots before assembly by continuing to move
the valve cover in figure eight motion until uniform bright metallic finish is attained NOTE: Support the connecting rod
with rubber bands to avoid damaging the rod or install the Connecting Rod Holder ! CAUTION 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
result ! CAUTION Do not remove an excessive amount of the sealing surface or damage to the camshaft will resultAlways check
camshaft clearance when resurfacing the valve cover 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 AStarting with the top ring, slide one end of the ring out of the ring-grooveBRemove