FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Seat and Storage Compartments
The electrical compartment is located under the center rear-most seat. Never use this area for
storage. Storage compartments are located under all other seats. Remove the storage bin
under the right rear-most passenger seat to access the battery.
Pull the rear edge of a seat upward to release the latch pins from the grommets. Roll the seat
forward to access the under-seat area. To completely remove a seat, roll the seat forward and
lift the seat tabs from the seat base mounts.
Always make sure all seats are properly installed and securely latched before operating. Push
down firmly on the rear of each seat until the latch pins are fully seated into the grommets.
(Under Storage Bin)
(Not For Storage)
Rear-Most Under-Seat Area
The winch motor may become hot during winch use. If you winch for more than 45
seconds, or if the winch stalls during operation, stop winching and permit the winch to
cool down for 10 minutes before using it again.
After winching is complete, especially if winching at an angle, it may be necessary to re-
distribute the winch cable across the winch drum. You will need an assistant to perform
Release the clutch on the winch.
Feed out the winch cable that is unevenly bunched up in one area.
Re-engage the winch clutch.
Have an assistant pull the winch cable tightly with about 100 lbs. (45 kg) of tension using the
Slowly winch the cable in while your assistant moves the end of the winch cable back and
forth horizontally to evenly distribute the winch cable on the drum.
Doing this reduces the chances of the winch cable “wedging” itself between lower layers of
Winch Cable Care
For your safety, always replace POLARIS winch parts (including the cable) with genuine
POLARIS replacement parts available at your authorized POLARIS dealer.
Use of worn or damaged cable could lead to sudden failure and SEVERE INJURY.
Always inspect your winch before each use. Inspect for worn or loose parts including
mounting hardware. Never use the winch if any part needs repair or replacement.
Always inspect your winch cable before each use. Inspect for worn or kinked winch
A kinked winch cable made of wire rope is shown at
right. Even after being “straightened out,” this cable has
already been permanently and severely damaged.
Promptly discontinue use of a winch cable in this
A kinked winch cable made of wire rope that has been
“straightened out” is shown at right. Even though it may
look usable, the cable has been permanently and
severely damaged. It can no longer transmit the load
that it could prior to kinking. Promptly discontinue use
of a winch cable in this condition.
A winch cable made of synthetic rope should be
inspected for signs of fraying. Replace the cable if
fraying is observed (shown at right). Promptly
discontinue use of a winch cable in this condition.
Also replace the winch cable if there are fused or
melted fibers. Such an area of the synthetic rope will
be stiff and appear smooth or glazed. Promptly
discontinue use of a winch cable in this condition.
If the engine stops or will not start, or if you experience other electrical failures, a fuse may
need replacement. Locate and correct any short circuits that may have caused the blown fuse,
then replace the fuse. Raise the passenger seat to access the fuses. Spare fuses are provided
in the fuse box. The power steering fuse (if equipped) is located on the power steering wiring
harness near the fuse box.
If you suspect that a fuse or relay may not be working properly, please see your POLARIS
Accessories, 12V Power Receptacle
Engine Control Module
Power Steering (if equipped)
Power Steering Fuse
POLARIS Industries Inc., 2100 Highway 55, Medina, MN 55340, gives a SIX MONTH LIMITED WARRANTY
on all components of the POLARIS vehicle against defects in material or workmanship. POLARIS further
warrants that the spark arrestor in this product will meet the efficiency requirements of USFS standard 5100-1C
for at least 1000 hours when subjected to normal use and when maintenance and installation are in accordance
with POLARIS recommendations. POLARIS also gives a 12-month /1000-hours of engine operation limited
warranty on the engine of this vehicle for failure due to defects. This warranty covers the parts and labor charges
for repair or replacement of defective parts which are covered by this warranty. This warranty begins on the date
of purchase. This warranty is transferable to another consumer during the warranty period through a POLARIS
At the time of sale, the Warranty Registration Form must be completed by your dealer and submitted to
POLARIS within ten days of purchase. Upon receipt of this registration, POLARIS will record the registration for
warranty. No verification of registration will be sent to the purchaser as the copy of the Warranty Registration
Form will be your proof of warranty coverage. If you have not signed the original registration and received the
customer copy, please contact your dealer immediately. NO WARRANTY COVERAGE WILL BE ALLOWED
UNLESS YOUR VEHICLE IS REGISTERED WITH POLARIS. Initial dealer preparation and set-up of your
vehicle is very important in ensuring trouble-free operation. Purchasing a machine in the crate or without proper
dealer set-up will void your warranty coverage.
Warranty Coverage And Exclusions:
Limitations Of Warranties And Remedies
This POLARIS limited warranty excludes any failures that are not caused by a defect in material or
workmanship. THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER CLAIMS OF DEFECTIVE DESIGN. This warranty
also does not cover acts of God, accidental damage, normal wear and tear, abuse or improper handling. This
warranty also does not cover any vehicle, component, or part that has been altered structurally, modified,
neglected, improperly maintained, or used for purposes other than for which it was designed.
This warranty excludes damages or failures resulting from: improper lubrication; improper engine timing;
improper fuel; surface imperfections caused by external stress, heat, cold or contamination; operator error or
abuse; improper component alignment, tension, adjustment or altitude compensation; snow, water, dirt or other
foreign substance ingestion/contamination; improper maintenance; modified components; use of aftermarket or
unapproved components, accessories, or attachments; unauthorized repairs; or repairs made after the warranty
period expires or by an unauthorized repair center.
This warranty excludes damages or failures caused by abuse, accident, fire, or any other cause other than a defect
in materials or workmanship and provides no coverage for consumable components, general wear items, or any
parts exposed to friction surfaces, stresses, environmental conditions and/or contamination for which they were
not designed or not intended, including but not limited to the following items:
Wheels and tires
Finished and unfinished surfaces
Carburetor/Throttle body components
Clutches and components
Hydraulic components and fluids
Light bulbs/Sealed beam lamps