2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 50Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 50

Maintenance EngineContinued ThermostatPop Off Valve Cleaning If low end performance of the watercraft begins to deteriorate,
take assembly apartBe careful not to lose any parts2Inspect thermostat pop off assembly for debris, such as sand or seaweed,
and clean thoroughly with waterInspect pop off valve for wearSee III13Inspect condition of gaskets and rubber partsReplace
any parts that appear cracked, damaged, or distortedIII1 Thermostat Pop Off Valve Replace New 4Inspect thermostat and housing
for corrosionVisually inspect thermostat for damage or distortionIt should be closed at room temperature5Apply Loctite 242
(Blue) to boltsCarefully assemble thermostat pop off assembly in the correct sequenceVerify proper alignment of all parts
and gasketa-ring during assemblyThe arrow in the illustration indicates the direction of water flow (away from engine)See
III2 Thermostat mPop Off Valve Cooling Check Valve The SLX, PRO 1200, and Virage TX have an inline check valve between the
injector fittingsDuring maintenance, verify that the valve is clean of foreign materialThe check valve will pop-off at 3.5