2002-2007 Suzuki 500 LTA Service Manual, Page 183Get this manual

2002-2007 Suzuki 500 LTA Service Manual, Page 183

DRIVE TRAIN TOOTH CONTACT After backlash adjustment and right shim selection are carried out, the tooth contact must be checkedPay
tooth contact is found to be correct (example ), go to the FINAL ASSEMBLY sub-section on p.4-33 to complete installation
If tooth contact is found to be incorrect (examples and ), the shim between the pinion gear bearing and gear case must be
changed and the tooth contact re-checked until correctTooth contact Contact at tooth top Contact at tooth root Shim adjustment
Decrease shim thickness Increase shim thickness Incorrect (Contact at tooth root) Correct Make sure to check the backlash
and shim thickness after the tooth contact has been adjusted, since it may have changedAdjust the tooth contact and backlash
until they are both within specificationIf the correct tooth contact cannot be maintained when adjusting the backlash, replace
the pinion gear and ring gear as set For pinion gear ( Part No27445-24A01-030 27445-24A01-035 27445-24A01-040 27445-24A01-050