2009 Polaris Outlaw 450/525 Service Manual, Page 217Get this manual

2009 Polaris Outlaw 450/525 Service Manual, Page 217

5-16 Timing chain tensioner
NOTE: The following inspection procedure will only work if the spring was removed from the chain tensioner prior to removing the tensioner from the cylinder Pull the pressure pin of the timing chain tensioner out all the way while counting the number of audible clicksclicks is common with new chainIf there are less than clicks, replace the cam chain and chain guides as they are worn Check whether or not it moves smoothly Check the toothing on the pressure pin and the ratcheting pawl for wear For mounting, push the ratchet in the direction of the arrow so that the pressure pin will no longer be locked and push the pressure pin all the way into the tensioner housing