1000cc RZR XP
Engine Oil
Oil Recommendations
WARNING! Vehicle operation with insufficient, deteriorated, or contaminated
engine oil will cause accelerated wear and may result in engine seizure,
accident, and injury. Always perform the maintenance procedures as outlined in
the Periodic Maintenance Chart.
Ambient Temperature Range
Recommended Oil
-35° F to +100° F
PS-4 5W-50 4-Cycle Oil
(-37° C to +38° C)
0°Fto120°F
PS-4 Extreme Duty
(-18°Cto+49°C)
10W-50 4-CycleOil
Oil may need to be changed more frequently if POLARIS oil is not
used. Do not use automotive oil. Follow the manufacturer's
recommendations for ambient temperature operation.
NOTICE: Mixing brands or using a non-recommended oil may cause serious
engine damage. Always use the recommended oil. Never substitute
or mix oil brands.
Oil Check
Always check the oil when the engine is cold. If the engine is hot when
the oil is checked, the level will appear to be overfull.
Access the oil check dipstick through the right rear wheel well. Access
the oil fill cap through the service access panel on the floor of the cargo
box.
1. Position the vehicle on a
level surface.
2. Place the transmission in
PARK.
3. Remove the dipstick. Wipe
it dry with a clean cloth.
4. Reinstall the dipstick
completely. Remove the
dipstick and check the oil
level.
5.
Remove the oil fill cap to
add the recommended oil
as needed. Maintain the oil
level between the
minimum and maximum
marks on the dipstick. Do
not overfill.
6.
Reinstall the fill cap.
Reinstall the dipstick.
Oil Fill
Oil and Filter Change
Access the oil check dipstick through the right rear wheel well. Access
the oil fill cap through the service access panel on the floor of the cargo
box.
The crankcase drain plug is located on the bottom of the crankcase.
Access the drain plug through the access hole under the crankcase.
1. Position the vehicle on a level surface. Place the transmission in
PARK.
2. Clean the area around the crankcase drain plug.
CAUTION! Hot oil can cause burns to skin. Do not allow hot oil to contact skin.
3. Place a drain pan under the
engine crankcase and remove
the drain plug. Allow the oil
to drain completely.
4. Using an oil filter wrench,
turn the filter counter-clock-
wise to remove it.
5. Using a clean dry cloth, clean
the filter sealing surface on
the crankcase.
Oil Filter
6. Lubricate the o-ring on the new filter with a film of fresh engine oil.
Check to make sure the o-ring is in good condition.
7. Install the new filter and turn by hand until the filter gasket contacts
the sealing surface, then turn and additional 1/2 turn.
8. Reinstall the crankcase drain plug. Torque to 12 ft. Ibs. (16 Nm).
9. Remove the oil fill cap and add 2.5 quarts (2.4 1) of recommended
oil. Reinstall the fill cap.
10. Remove the dipstick. Wipe it dry with a clean cloth.
11. Reinstall the dipstick completely. Remove the dipstick and check
the oil level.
12. Remove the oil fill cap to add the recommended oil as needed.
Maintain the oil level between the minimum and maximum marks
on the dipstick. Do not overfill.
13. Reinstall the fill cap.
14. Reinstall the dipstick.
15. Dispose of used filter and oil properly.
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