2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 132Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 132

EngineCooling Cooling System Overview Thermostat Pop Off Assembly If low end performance of the watercraft begins to deteriorate,
internal springWhen the screws are removed, the assembly will come apart quickly if not held together firmly1Remove screws
while holding thermostat pop off assembly firmly togetherCarefully take assembly apartBe careful not to lose any parts2Check
thermostat pop off assembly for debris, such as seaweed, and clean it out3Check condition of rubber elementsAlso check thermostat
and housing for corrosionReplace any parts that appear in poor condition4Assemble thermostat pop off assembly in correct
sequenceAssemble carefully to ensure proper alignment between all internal parts and be sure the gasket or O-ring is properly
positionedThe arrow indicates the direction of water flow (away from engine)5Attach thermostat pop off assembly using screws