2004 Polaris Freedom, Virage, Genesis and MSX-140 Service Manual., Page 109Get this manual

2004 Polaris Freedom, Virage, Genesis and MSX-140 Service Manual., Page 109

ENGINECOOLING SYSTEMS Engine InspectionAll Engines Connecting Rod Small End Inspection 1Clean small end of connecting rod
if there is any resistance to rotation or excessive axial or radial movementIf play or roughness is evident with new pin
and bearing, replace the connecting rod Piston InspectionMeasurement 1Check piston for scoring or cracks in piston crown
or pin areaExcessive carbon buildup below the ring lands is an indication of piston, ring or cylinder wear2Measure piston
outside diameter at point 10 mm (38up from bottom of skirt at 90 angle to the direction of the piston pinRecord the measurement
for each pistonNOTE: The piston must be measured at this point to provide accurate piston-to-cylinder clearance measurement3Subtract
this measurement from the minimum cylinder measurement recorded previouslyIf clearance exceeds the service limit, determine