2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 141Get this manual

2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 141

Final DrivePropulsion Engine Alignment Inspection (Vertical) 1If vertical mis-alignment is evident, loosen engine mount nuts
Front of Watercraft Coupler Engine Alignment Tool Too High (See NOTE:) Front of Watercraft Coupler Engine Sacrificial Anode
A zinc sacrificial anode is in place on all models on the pump housingThe purpose of the anode is to prevent corrosion of
metal parts due to electrolysisThe mounting surfaces must be clean and the mounting bolt tight to maintain good connection
between the pump and anode1Periodically inspect anode for excessive wear2Check bolt to be sure it is tightIf the bolt is
loose, remove anode and clean mounting surfaces on pump and anode3Apply dielectric grease to bolt threads and contact surfaces4Tighten
bolt securelyNOTE: During preventative maintenance, verify that the anode is tightened securely to the pump housingReplace