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Parked my 2019 chieftain dark horse outside in about 96 degree weather and noticed that after about 2 hours the glue used to add the rubber edge around the gas tank console started oozing out creating a mess. Trying to clean it out just makes it worse. I am going to let it cool down a bit and try to clean it and because its a matte finish I do not want to use any type of solvent that could mess up the matte finish and rubbing to hard on the shinny plastic surface would leave scuff marks.

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There was a similar post for a Challenger a week or so ago. That new style tank console with the glue is due for a bit of revision at the factory by the look of it.

Somebody on the other post found it came off with goo-gone, but it took a few cycles before the glue stopped oozing.
 

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There was a similar post for a Challenger a week or so ago. That new style tank console with the glue is due for a bit of revision at the factory by the look of it.

Somebody on the other post found it came off with goo-gone, but it took a few cycles before the glue stopped oozing.
The problem with matte paint if u use the wrong solvent it could screw up the gas tank paint finish permanently rather not take the chance while I still have warranty if the dealer screws it up they fixit on Polaris dime.
 

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Parked my 2019 chieftain dark horse outside in about 96 degree weather and noticed that after about 2 hours the glue used to add the rubber edge around the gas tank console started oozing out creating a mess. Trying to clean it out just makes it worse. I am going to let it cool down a bit and try to clean it and because its a matte finish I do not want to use any type of solvent that could mess up the matte finish and rubbing to hard on the shinny plastic surface would leave scuff marks.

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That’s exactly how mine looks. Same place I have a 2018 Black Pearl Chieftain Limited
 

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You’ll spend more time making an appt., taking it to the dealer, having someone there fix it, while you wait, etc., than just doing it yourself. Plus, you’ll do a better job and be more careful than the dealership. This problem has been mentioned before and the easy remedy is to take the console apart and clean the glue off with a solvent, like Goo Gone, adhesive remover, etc. You don’t need glue on these parts anyway.
 

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You’ll spend more time making an appt., taking it to the dealer, having someone there fix it, while you wait, etc., than just doing it yourself. Plus, you’ll do a better job and be more careful than the dealership. This problem has been mentioned before and the easy remedy is to take the console apart and clean the glue off with a solvent, like Goo Gone, adhesive remover, etc. You don’t need glue on these parts anyway.
Its good for the dealer and Polaris to be aware of these issue so they can resolve it in future builds.
 
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