1992-1998 Polaris Personal Watercraft Service Manual PN 9912201, Page 40Get this manual

1992-1998 Polaris Personal Watercraft Service Manual PN 9912201, Page 40

GENERAL INFORMATION Service Tips In order to performservice work efficiently and to prevent costly errors, the technician
to see if cause for the difficulty can be foundIf it is necessary to tap the part into place, use soft face hammer and tap
lightlydamage to fasteners &Some of the fasteners were installed with locking agents Use of impact drivers or wrenches will
help avoid &Always follow torque specifications as outlined throughout this manualIncorrect torquing may lead to serious
machine damage or, as in the case of steering components, can result in injury or death for the rider(s) &If torquing sequence
is indicated for nuts, bolts or screws, start all fasteners in their holes and hand tighten&If the condition of any gasket
or O-Ring is in question, replace it with new onearound the gasket are clean and smooth in order to avoid leaks Then, following
the method and sequence indicated in this manual, tighten evenly to the specified torque valueWhen removing nuts, bolts or
screws from part with several fasteners, loosen them all about 14 turn before removing themBe sure the mating surfaces &Some