2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 154Get this manual

2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 154

HullControl Systems Handlebar CoverSteering Post Removal Steering Post Removal 1Remove handlebar cover fastenersThe grab
washer and cannot be turned past the stop bolt4If strike plate hits washer, remove post and install shim between bushing
and strike plateRepeat step 3If plate continues to hit washer, install second and final shim5Apply lithiumbased grease to
the inside bore of the lower tapered bushing and install into steering housing6The number of shims installed on the lower
section of the post is determined by the number installed on topThe total number of shims used to install the entire steering
post assembly equals two(If two shims are installed on top, then zero shims are installed on the bottom, etc 7Align slot
on steering arm clamp with cutout in postPush clamp up against shims while pushing down on the handlebarsTorque bolt to ft.lbs(11
Nm)8Verify handlebars move without resistance from left to right and that handlebars cannot be turned past the steering stop