2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 67Get this manual

2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 67

EngineCooling W120HO- DFI Engine Inspection 4Clean needle bearing in solvent and dry with compressed air5Inspect needle cage
any surface irregularities including pitting, wear, or dents2Run your fingernail around the inside of the rod and check for
rough spots, galling, or wear3Oil and install needle bearing and pin in connecting rodRotate pin slowly and check for rough
spots or any resistance to movementSlide pin back and forth through bearing while rotating and check for rough spots4With
pin and bearing centered in rod, twist ends back and forth in all directions to check for excessive axial playPull up and
down evenly on both ends of pin to check for radial playReplace pin and bearing if there is any resistance to rotation or