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This might be related to the other discussion around the stalling from 2nd to 1st. But its a slightly different thing so I wanted to see if others see it as well.

When being a bit aggressive after pressing the clutch in and letting off of the gas I notice the RPM's hang, at whatever RPM it was before until you actually make your shift. (Its nice as you don't have to rev match etc, but its VERY odd and keeps hanging at a very high RPM with no load.)

ANyone else seeing it. Blipping the throttle doesn't seem to improve it either. (I let it go for 4-6 seconds before I gave in and shifted.) My dealer is going to contact Polaris about it.
 

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Mine held at 2500 to 3000 twice today. Not happy about it.
 

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Mine was careening fast towards a car parked at a red light, and I DID NOT have my foot on the throttle. I pushed in the clutch fast to avoid a collision, and the rpm's shot up to the rev limiter (7,000rpms) and hung there for 5-10 seconds. That's the kind of stuff class-action lawsuits are made of! Terrifying is an understatement. I'm at 485 miles.... bringing it into dealer for the 500 with this list:
1- occasional stalling
2- scary as crap revs
3- cruise control has never worked
4- belt loose (easy fix)
5- rough idle (plugs?)

Everything else perfect. Potential to be a really sweet ride, just need to get these wrinkles ironed out
 

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Everyone please call Polaris and start a case with them. Do not trust your dealer to do so. After calling Polaris try with the dealer.
 

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Now we are getting some clues about cause for delays...
 

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I have been upset about not getting mine yet. But now I am starting to think the delay might be a good thing. I hope Polaris gets the issues worked out. I know this is going to come across as negative to some. But ,if Polaris spent so much time in development with the SS. How did they not catch and fix these issues before release ?
 

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This might be related to the other discussion around the stalling from 2nd to 1st. But its a slightly different thing so I wanted to see if others see it as well.

When being a bit aggressive after pressing the clutch in and letting off of the gas I notice the RPM's hang, at whatever RPM it was before until you actually make your shift. (Its nice as you don't have to rev match etc, but its VERY odd and keeps hanging at a very high RPM with no load.)

Anyone else seeing it. Blipping the throttle doesn't seem to improve it either. (I let it go for 4-6 seconds before I gave in and shifted.) My dealer is going to contact Polaris about it.
Dont know if this is the same, I had a manual trans car did the same thing, dealer told me the computer did that so it would meet emission standards, some crap about having to burn off the extra fuel during accel.
 

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@LowBid just reported this on another thread...
"Yesterday, I was out for a spin, and cruising along in 5th and came to a hill, I let it lug a bit and when I clutched to downshift, the engine increased in RPM to about 7G, I pumped the gas petal a couple of times and it came back down, this could be very dangerous if you weren't aware of the possibilities of it happening. THAT, I don't like. Along with that and the drop in RPM's at slow speed shifting, Polaris needs to come to the plate and do something. Very dangerous !!!"

This is not the first report of this issue... This has been reported several times which makes one think it is common in all units... This is very serious and must be addressed by Polaris ASAP... Are all units affected? Is current production coming off line affected?
Polaris what is causing this? How can this be corrected??? Polaris do not wait until someone gets hurt before you address this....
 

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Maybe someone can get this issue on video, so that they can understand what is going on and how "serious" this issue is.

The same would be beneficial for the stalling in 1st/2nd gear problem some have commented on too.

In this way, we could also understand if the group is having the same exact issue.
 

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This is not a wrinkle. As others note, this is class action lawsuit stuff.

Very happy I'm not pulling the trigger until spring. They MUST fix this yesterday.
 

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This is not a wrinkle. As others note, this is class action lawsuit stuff.

Very happy I'm not pulling the trigger until spring. They MUST fix this yesterday.
Yep, this is the kind of thing that could doom the SS. We have well under a hundred delivered that we know of and this sounds like it's a pretty common thing. Think about the effect only a few out of Millions of units had on Toyota and earlier, Audi.
 
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