2000 Polaris Virage TX, SLX, Pro 1200, Genesis, Genesis FFI Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 196Get this manual

2000 Polaris Virage TX, SLX, Pro 1200, Genesis, Genesis FFI Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 196

http:ReadManm FINAL DRIVEJET PUMPBILGE SYSTEM VentilationCavitation Diagnostics If watercraft exhibits poor performance,
to see1Turn high speed fuel screws out (counterclockwise) 12 turn, and operate the craftRemove intake grate and look for
exhaust trail (black smoke path) in the area around the scoopRemove intake scoop and re-seal with complete bead of Marine
Grade silicone sealantRefer to illustration below for critical sealing points in the pump areaReinstall pump, ride plate,
and intake grate and set high speed screws back to original position34 2Ride plateThe ride plate must be completely sealed
in the area around the intake scoop, and also in the area where the hull meets the pump cavity 3Drive shaft bearing housing
or through hull fitting-If the drive shaft bearing carrier seals are worn or damaged, air may be drawn into the pump from
the engine compartmentAlso inspect the through-hull fittingThe entire circumference of the fitting must be sealed to prevent
water from entering the hull, and air from entering the pumpRefer to Chapter for through hull fitting repair 4Incorrectly