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Well took viking in the other day for the front diff problem. I had to explain several timed the problem. Well today they called said they cant find anything but didn't even pull the plug on the freaking diff! They called Yamaha several times to see what they said and they didn't tell them to look at the diff either! I stated what the problem was many times! I had to just send them a video of it making the horrible growling screeching noise so they can send to yamaha. Im not a very happy camper right now. Oh they also want to charge me for there diagnosis time that they didn't find anything.
 

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Im goin to have to im sure. Its really not good for a company to do that. Oh they also said warranty may not cover if they think abuse or neglect. I was like are you serious!
 

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Could be the dealer too, what about the one you bought it from? Are they a better dealer and service dept you think? But i suppose got to get all this resolved first. But wow, them people sound about as dumb as the Polaris Dealers i delt with my Ranger for close to 3 years, and the issue was never fixed.

Good luck.
 

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One I bought it from was 2 1/2 hours away and there service dept wasnt very bright either. I talked to them when I bought it. I am hopin I dont get the run around. Really sorry your po po dealer was dumb 2k. Ours is awesome they sell canam to. Family owned so it helps.
 

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Ive only got 1 CanAm dealer in my area, they only sell, CanAms and Kubota Tractors and UTVs. The next CanAm dealer is about 2 1/2 hours away. Knock on wood, no issues with the Outlander 800 XTP.

Far as the POPO goes, i look at it this way, i wouldnt have the Viking if the Polaris wouldn't have had the troubles it had. If i hadn't had the Polaris issues, and be totally disgusted with them and there dealers, i would have got a 850XP Orange Madness Sportsman, i loved it, but just hated Polaris to much, to give them any more $$$. Thats why i went with CanAm. The main reason i got an ATV, was cause the Polaris was in the shop so much, lol.
 

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Called the dealer today. They sent video to corporate bc he said they were very intrigued with it. He said could take days to here back from them. He said yamaha wanted to look into it and see what the prob is.
 

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Hope it all works out the for the best, i went through all the Troubles with Polaris, id hate to see you have the same with Yamaha. I guess they all have there issues.
 

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Agreed, be nice if Yamaha had there own forum, with actual techs on it, where owners could tell them about these issues.
 

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IMO, thats what you do with an atv or sxs, what do they expect..
 

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Ill tell them to shove it up there a$$ if they try that. It certainly wasn't bein beat on. They boast they have strongest drivetrain in industry so hopefully they back themselves up. With Yamaha corporate wanting to look at it im hopin they really wanna help out.
 

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Great news man glad to hear That, and way to go Yamaha


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Great.
 
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