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I just picked up my 2020 R and in the manual it states you should change your security code by entering the “Master Code” my dealer didn’t know what I was as talking about. But it clearly states it in the manual.
The reason for it is if you lose your proximity fob you can enter your code to start the unit.
Anyone familiar with this?
 

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My dealer had me do this before leaving the floor. He had a number on a tag. He had me attempt to start the SS without the FOB present. A screen came up where you entered the number. The option to change it was there.
 

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My dealer had me do this before leaving the floor. He had a number on a tag. He had me attempt to start the SS without the FOB present. A screen came up where you entered the number. The option to change it was there.
My dealer had me do this before leaving the floor. He had a number on a tag. He had me attempt to start the SS without the FOB present. A screen came up where you entered the number. The option to change it was there.
Did the tag look like this?
 

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Actually I do have that tag but he gave me a paper one with a 4 digit number.
With the fob in hand, push start twice without depressing the clutch. It is essentially in Accessory mode. Go into the settings screen (almost every screen has a All Settings gear icon).
I think you select Vehicle from there. Then you should see passcode. You can change your passcode there.
It'll tell you if you don't know the passcode to contact your dealer. I know that is circular. I would try the one on the metal tag. I think he had already changed mine before I got there.

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I also contacted the dealer for the Master Unlock code they had no clue what I was talking about.....I called Polaris Slingshot customer service which contacted a "Specialist" they said take it back to the dealer so they can give it to you.....which i remind you they havent a clue of whats gling on....So Sad 😔
 

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You'll have to have it hooked up to the computer. It's the last 4 digits of the model number.
My model number only has 2 numeric digits and the rest are alpha. Tried the last 4 of the vin. Dealer rep is working on it too!

metal fob tag didn’t work, last 4 of numerous other fob identifiers didn’t work ..... big mystery. Hop my remote battery doesn’t die! Ha!
 

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I just picked up my 2020 R and in the manual it states you should change your security code by entering the “Master Code” my dealer didn’t know what I was as talking about. But it clearly states it in the manual.
The reason for it is if you lose your proximity fob you can enter your code to start the unit.
Anyone familiar with this?
DELAER ....the dealer was suppose to enter a code give it to you then you can change it.....suppose to be done when they do there inspection and setup....my dealer didn't do it either I had to go back then it was fine...its done from the dealer tool for Polaris
 

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DELAER ....the dealer was suppose to enter a code give it to you then you can change it.....suppose to be done when they do there inspection and setup....my dealer didn't do it either I had to go back then it was fine...its done from the dealer tool for Polaris
seems like they need to inform their dealers about this! Mine had no clue!
 

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Talked to my nearby dealer and they can read it and set it!

Not sure if the master code is then reset using the ride command or if the passcode reset is just to set the user passcode and the master code is still stored in the system? Have ask Polaris helpdesk to provide the dealer procedures. No feedback yet.

This is a very critical issue! If your fob is lost or damaged and you are not at the dealer you are stuck!

The passcode reset procedure should be part of the delivery process and no Slingshot should be removed from the dealers lot until this step is done. This is a critical procedure since the new 2020 use the keyless ignition. It can cause owner inconvenience and possibly can cause the owner to be stranded if the fob is damaged or lost?
 
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Had a Nice call from Polaris yesterday. It was an informative call and they seemed to be understanding about the situation.

I had requested a copy of the procedure provided to the dealers regarding the reset of the Passcode. After some discussion about the dealers training and such they said they were not allowed to provide the procedure. But they said they would re- emphasize this passcode reset to the dealers.

I mentioned there should be a big red sticker on the vehicle that says “ Do not remove this vehicle from the dealership unless the passcode has been updated“.

ChaneyD above is correct that the master passcode is permanent in the vehicle unless the ECM is replaced. So the updated passcode is the “owners passcode“ to get access to the vehicle if the fob is unavailable. The Master passcode is essentially hardwired into the vehicle so I understand Polaris’s reluctance to make that available to the owner! It is always available via the Polaris digital wrench for the service people.

All in all, Polaris was very understanding of the situation and said they would review their dealer training and make sure they were better aware! I plan on getting my passcode set when I do my first 500 mile service and we should be good to go!

otherwise the new 2020 Grand Touring is Awesome!
 

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Once processed, the dealer is supposed to hook the computer up to the slingshot and get the code that is hardwired to the ECM. Too many dealers are not doing this.
 

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When receiving in the '20's the dealer should be retrieving the pass code for that particular Sling and writing it down in the owner's manual. From there the owner can change the passcode themselves. If THIS code is forgotten, then the dealer will have to go in and unlock/reset it.
 

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Going on six years of ownership, when is it necessary to use this pass code, what ever it is?

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Going on six years of ownership, when is it necessary to use this pass code, what ever it is?

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Only the 2020 model come with key fobs and pass codes.
Nothing to reset or unlock. Dealer hooks into the computer and the code is there from the factory. This cannot be changed.
If the owner forgets their passcode that they made, yes the dealer has to plug in with Digital wrench and reset the code.

The "master code" is the original one that comes with each Sling. There dealer should be hooking up Digital Wrench to obtain this code for the customer - and writing it down in the owner's manual. With this code then the owner can create a personal code for future protection.
 
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