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I have a 2015 xp 900. After trailer in home from a recent trip I unloaded from the trailer put it in gear and belt was slipping. Thought it was quite odd. Called dealer. First thing he asked was if I had washed it. Old him I had trailered thru a good rain storm for about 300 miles. He told me water come in thru intake. Told me to drive right side up on blocks pull drain plug and blow air from compressor in. From my experience with snowmobiles I know a slipping belt is bad news. So problem solved. Left ranger out over night. Rained heavily next day same thing. Back on phone with dealer. He tells me to spray camp dry on frog skin on both sides. So I'm thinking this guy wants me to spray silicone on intake???? Something not right with him.
They Dias this problem was fixed. Anyone else have this problem ? Any solutions other than a snorkel?
 

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Polaris also has the intake relocation kit that they recommend for units that are used in the snow with tracks.I will have to lookup the part number.Your post is the first one that I have seen, about the frogskin allowing water to get inside the clutch intake/engine intake.
 

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My 2015 Ranger 900 was horrible about getting water in the belt and engine intake. I purchased my Ranger from a dealer over 250 miles away, and the dealer delivered it to my house as part of the negotiations. It was raining hard that day. So with one mile on the machine, I was draining water out of the belt housing on a brand new Ranger. That made up my mind for me that a snorkel is absolutely necessary for me.

My Ranger has been snorkeled ever since and I no longer have to worry when riding or washing. Snorkels are not just for driving in water over the dash. They can be done tastefully.
 

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I also thought the frogskin covers were 100% waterproof or slash proof. Is this the entrance the water is getting in or could it be the belt exhaust vent that sits on top of the trans?
 

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I believe that relocation kit is part # 2205192. Greg will confirm he is the master when it comes to finding those part numbers.
 

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I had the same problem with water coming in the intake vent due to rain. It usually doesn't rain that much around here so I'm not ready to put on a snorkel.
 

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I had the same problem with water coming in the intake vent due to rain. It usually doesn't rain that much around here so I'm not ready to put on a snorkel.
Thank you guys
 

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I believe that relocation kit is part # 2205192. Greg will confirm he is the master when it comes to finding those part numbers.
Brandon is correct on the relocation kit part number. The relocation kit goes to the engine intake, so this doesn't help with getting water inside the clutch housing. I thought that I had seen something for the clutch intake earlier in the week, but I can not seem to find it at the moment.

Brandon, thanks for the compliment.
 

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I had the same problem with water coming in the intake vent due to rain. It usually doesn't rain that much around here so I'm not ready to put on a snorkel.
Jim, the 2015's have a better intake design than our 2013's, therefore it is not a good comparison. The 2015's use FrogSkin over the intakes (clutch/engine).
 

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I can't find a picture to go along with part number 2205192. What does it look like?
 

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I can't find a picture to go along with part number 2205192. What does it look like?






This is what it should look like.
There is also increased cab noise when using this adapter.
 

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Your very welcome Greg
 

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Thanks for the pictures Greg.
 

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I did the same 2205192 relocation of the air intake for the engine and on CVT belt intake I blocked it off and took a Evap cooler pump filter basket and zipped tied it to the intake inside the cab and no problems at all with water ingress in either or box now. A very simple fix and it helps with the intake dust issues too
 

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I had this problem yesterday while tailoring my Ranger home in the rain. Mine is a 2015 570 full size. I only got water in the belt housing but still not happy that i can't even pull my ranger in the rain without getting water in the belt housing. I will be calling my dealer today and will not be very friendly. It is just crazy that you cannot ever trailer a rig in the rain without getting water in it.
 

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I did the same 2205192 relocation of the air intake for the engine and on CVT belt intake I blocked it off and took a Evap cooler pump filter basket and zipped tied it to the intake inside the cab and no problems at all with water ingress in either or box now. A very simple fix and it helps with the intake dust issues too
I think i understand what you all are talking about now that i have my 2013 900. I tapped the screen even though i wasnt riding in dusty conditions and to my surprise, i big puff of dust came off the screen. Is this the air intake for just the clutch? Has everyone been happy with this mod after doing it?
 

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I just purchased the new 2015 covers for my 2013 Ranger to see if it will help with stopping the water. I was told the Frog Skin covers do not allow water in unless they are directly sprayed with water. I hope I have not wasted my money.
 
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