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Front Differential

The front differential of the Polaris Ranger Mid-Size has various components that are prone to wear and tear, including pinion bearings, Sprague carriers/rollers, and housing/transfer cases. Neglecting to check the fluid levels can worsen the problem. Any small problem can escalate into a major catastrophe if left unchecked. Replacing the entire front differential may not be necessary as most issues tend to be minor. For instance, Bearing kits and Sprague kits are quite affordable. However, if the issue is with the differential case or gear sets, expect to pay more to fix it.

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The Polaris Ranger is an incredible machine, but like any other vehicle, it has its own issues. One of the most common problems with this UTV is the differential seals, which are prone to breaking and malfunctioning. Fortunately, if you own a Mid-Size Polaris Ranger, you can change the bearings and seals without having to pull the transmission. Although it can be challenging, it is not impossible. However, you need to be careful not to break the cup on the axle when trying to pull it out. In addition, getting the roll pin out can be challenging, which is why most riders who work on their machines replace it with a hardened 5/16" bolt and locking nut to make future repairs easier.

Many riders who like to push their machines to the limit have experienced a lot of front differentials issues, and as a result, they opt for an upgrade to a beefier option. The RZR/HL 1000 front differentials are a popular choice among these riders. Although they have the same gear ratios, they require adapter plates or a front frame section swap to run on the Polaris Ranger Mid-Size. Fortunately, there are RZR 1000 subframes available that fix all the frame issues and can be installed on the Mid-Size to accommodate burlier front differentials.

Upgrading, repairing, and rebuilding front differentials are essential for any off-road enthusiast, especially when riding in extreme conditions. If you often ride through deep mud and water, snorkeling your differentials is also highly recommended. If you're new to the UTV scene or just curious about repairing or replacing your rig's differentials, don't hesitate to reach out to us, and we'll be more than happy to get you sorted out.

In conclusion, the Polaris Ranger is an excellent machine that provides an incredible off-road experience. With its unique features, the Polaris Ranger is one of the most sought-after UTVs on the market. However, it is essential to keep an eye on its differential seals, as they are prone to break and malfunction. Upgrading to a beefier option is a practical solution for riders who push their machines to the limit. With many options available, it can be challenging to know what to choose. However, with the right guidance and assistance, anyone can make the right decision. So, if you're unsure about what to do with your Polaris Ranger, don't hesitate to reach out to us and let us help you make the best decision for your machine.