2002-2009 Suzuki LT-F250 Ozark Service Manual, Page 137Get this manual

2002-2009 Suzuki LT-F250 Ozark Service Manual, Page 137

DRIVE TRAIN TOOTH CONTACT After backlash adjustment and left shim selection are carried out, the tooth contact must be checkedPay
(example 2), go to the FINAL ASSEMBLY sub-section on p.4-13 and 4-14 to complete installation If tooth contact is found to
be incorrect (examples and 3), 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 top) Correct Incorrect (Contact at tooth root) For pinion gear ( 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 setPart No Shim thickness 1.38 mm (0.0543 in) 1.44