2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 183Get this manual

2003-2005 Suzuki LT-A500F Service Manual, Page 183

DRIVE TRAIN TOOTH CONTACT After backlash adjustment and right shim selection are carried out, the tooth contact must be checkedPay
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 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 setShim
adjustment Decrease shim thickness Increase shim thickness Incorrect (Contact at tooth top) Correct Incorrect (Contact at