How To: Polaris RZR XP 1000 Transmission Fluid Change

Fluid Specifications & Step-By-Step Directions

The Polaris RZR XP 1000 Transmission or (Main Gearcase) is only changed every 100 hours or about once a year. It’s a very simple process but doing it correctly is super-important to the life of your RZR. The drain plug is located on the bottom of the gearcase, and there is an access hole in the skidplate. The fill plug is at the back of machine, midway up the rear gearcase, and accessed through the triangular hole in the radius rod mounting plate.

Polaris RZR XP 1000 Gearcase Specification Chart
Gearcase Lubricant Capacity Fill Plug Torque Drain Plug Torque
Transmission AGL Gearcase Lubricant 44 oz. 10-14 ft. lbs 10-14 ft. lbs
Front Gearcase Demand Drive Fluid 8.5 oz. 8-10 ft. lbs 8-10 ft. lbs
How To: Polaris RZR XP 1000 Transmission Fluid Directions:
1. Remove the fill plug, place a drain pan under the drain plug and remove the drain plug.
2. Allow the fluid to drain completely, clean the drain plug, and reinstall with a new o-ring sealing gasket. Torque to specification. (10-14 ft. lbs)
3. Add the recommended fluid up to the bottom of the fill plug hole. Do not overfill.
4. Reinstall the fill plug, Torque to spec. (10-14 ft. lbs)
5. Check for leaks and properly discard of used fluid.