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1998 Polaris Explorer 400 winch not working


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this is on my 1998 polaris explorer 400. the winch wont work. i had the switch apart today. very coroded inside. i could make it work while it was all apart, but really had to manipulate the buttons. can i hook up a toggle switch somehow? Has anyone done this or do you need the proper switch. mine is a hand held unit with the grip on it. i was thinking i could use a spring style toggle but dont know alot about the switches. thanx in advance.

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