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Winch Installation for Sportsman 850 and XP 1000

The following video demonstrates how to install Polaris HD 2,500- and 3,500-pound winches on your Polaris Sportsman 850 or Sportsman XP 1000. The video includes removing the grille and lower fascia (0:26), installing the winch (1:03), removing the center cargo bin and disconnecting the battery (2:15), connecting wires (2:34), reinstalling the cargo bin (2:57), installing the winch switch (3:17), making connections to the switch (3:38), testing operation (4:00) and reinstalling the fascia and grille (4:07).

The Polaris HD 2,500-pound winch for Sportsman XP 1000 and 850 models is part number 2889469. Read the installation instructions completely before installing. See your Polaris Dealer to purchase.

The Polaris HD 3,500-pound winch for Sportsman XP 1000 and 850 models is part number 2880435. See your Polaris Dealer to purchase. Read the installation instructions completely before installing.

To learn proper winch operation, maintenance and safety tips, consult your Owner's Manual. Also consult the Winch User Guide.

Check out the Accessories and Parts page to view the full selection of Polaris winches and accessories.

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