2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 159Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 159

CarburetionExhaust Mixture Screw Inspection and Adjustment Carburetor mixture screws pre-adjusted at the factory and usually
Do not force the needle into the needle seatIf over-tightened, needle damage will occur, resulting in erratic carburetor
performanceIn the photo at right, needle (shown with limiter cap removed) is damaged and must be replacedRefer to carburetor
specifications at the beginning of this section Damaged Mixture Needle (Bottom) NOTE: Water testing the craft is extremely
importantThe high speed mixture cannot be accurately determined in a test tankIf operated in test tank, the wide open throttle
settings needed to fine tune may damage the silicone sealant in the pump areaThe main jet controls fuel mixture between 38
and wide open throttleTest in an area where you can safely and legally operate the craft at full throttle for 10-15 seconds