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I have to have my volume set at about 8 just to enjoy rock music with the General idling in the garage. I think the volume may max out at 10.
 

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Bought a new 2020 XP 1000 with the rockford fosgate and ride command, same exact issue as you. Call Polaris and they say I must handle it through the dealer with an 'Ask Polaris Claim' Total BS. Like so many others involved in this discussion I am pissed off. First indication of an issue was evident when I was demonstrating to my 14 year old son, how to operate the radio, and discovered that the Fader was NOT working properly....just as others have described, it fades from 'All 4 Speakers' to 'Sub woofer', Not front to rear as it should. Piss poor quality and attention to detail by Polaris. IF, in fact, the amp is only a 2 channel amp, not a 4 channel as it SHOULD be, then for gods sake at least let us have the full 400 watts by powering front and rear speakers individually....then maybe if they want to get cheap they could tie the sub into the front channel (sub is located under the front dash anyway). I feel totally abused by this substandard radio system. The biggest pisser of all; the entire radio unit recently started cracking/popping (as other described), then went full volume/cracking/etc....uncontrollably. I had to remove the 25 amp fuse to disable the entire ride command unit just to be able to drive the dam side by side....to get it home. Hopefully no damage to speakers. Keep in mind this machine is BRAND NEW!!! I only have 28 miles on it. Traded my commander in for it. Now I am having 2nd thoughts.
You are probably getting the full 400 watts. That 400 watts is divided between the 2 channels on the amp. 200x2. Then they according to the above report, run the front left and rear left on 1 channel and the right side on the other. Let's say that amp is 200wx2 @ 2 ohm. The front speaker is 4 ohm the rear is 4 ohm. So you parallel those to the channel. This brings the ohm load to 2 ohm. You're getting 100 watts per speaker times 4 speakers, there's your 400 watts. In no way am I defending what Polaris did in to system. I feel it's a chicken **** way of doing it. Polaris/Indian and Harley Davidson can't put an infotainment system together to save their butts. GM, Ford, and every other Auto maker has their stuff together and you get top notch sound and navigation. Polaris/Indian can't even give us something on par with a Garmin. I feel Rockford is partly at fault in this too. Polaris wants to sweep it under the rug, judging by the responses I see here. Rockford knows the inadequacies, but their hands were probably tied because Polaris is their customer. If I owned an XP with this system, I would bring the machine to the dealer and tell them to remove the entire Ride Command and sound system and credit me the retail difference to add it to the machine. Then I'd buy a Probox roof or one of the other aftermarket sounds systems. I'm getting mad for you guys that spent your hard earned money on this inadequate and antiquated system they're forcing on you. Just ranting. I hope you guys find some recourse.
 

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I'm just going to put my .02 in here. Rockford isn't really to blame from what I gather. Polaris is to blame for selecting cheap head unit. I have the non ride command stage 3 setup from rockford. Using their head unit that comes in the package. It absolutely will blow your ear drums out at volume ~20. 10 is fine for idling in the garage and 24 is loud at ~45mph. If I had a helmet on I might need above volume 25 while going fast.
 

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I'm just going to put my .02 in here. Rockford isn't really to blame from what I gather. Polaris is to blame for selecting cheap head unit. I have the non ride command stage 3 setup from rockford. Using their head unit that comes in the package. It absolutely will blow your ear drums out at volume ~20. 10 is fine for idling in the garage and 24 is loud at ~45mph. If I had a helmet on I might need above volume 25 while going fast.
I'm glad your audio system is loud enough. But I think it is probably different from those of us who have the Ride Command and Stage 4 audio system. Do you even have the rear speakers? Plus, I assume you don't have the same 400 watt amp and subwoofer.
 

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The kit that I have is outlined on Rockford's website here 400 watt stereo, front lower speaker, and subwoofer kit for select Polaris GENERAL® models | Rockford Fosgate ®. I do not have ride command and I do not have the rear tower speakers. I was not trying to say "mine is better" or that "you're wrong" I was trying to get the point across that the ride command head unit must be doing something terrible because without the tower speakers the RF stage 3 blows my ears out. When we turned it up after the dealer installed it my first question was "Why would anyone want the tower speakers?". It looks like the RF amp I have is a 400x4. Maybe that is the difference here?
 

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The kit that I have is outlined on Rockford's website here 400 watt stereo, front lower speaker, and subwoofer kit for select Polaris GENERAL® models | Rockford Fosgate ®. I do not have ride command and I do not have the rear tower speakers. I was not trying to say "mine is better" or that "you're wrong" I was trying to get the point across that the ride command head unit must be doing something terrible because without the tower speakers the RF stage 3 blows my ears out. When we turned it up after the dealer installed it my first question was "Why would anyone want the tower speakers?". It looks like the RF amp I have is a 400x4. Maybe that is the difference here?
If your Rockford amp is 4 channel 100 watts x 4 channels. The subwoofer is probably run in a bridge configuration since it's only one speaker, unless it's dual voice coil (doubtful). So you have 200 watts going into the sub. 100 watts each to the front. You're input source probably provides a good clean 5v signal. The better in the better out. The fact there's a thread on this forum where guys say that changing the region code in the Ride Command head unit increases sounds (temporarily), shows that there's something in the programming that is throttling the system back. 4 speakers on 2 channels is ridiculous. Polaris trying to keep costs down and margins up. IMHO. My boss has Rockford stuff (aftermarket) in his RZR 1000s. It's ridiculously loud. I don't blame Rockford I blame Polaris for cutting corners.
 

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I did get my machine back from dealer after bringing up the 2 issues (Fader not working and full volume is weak or low). I did verify for my dealer that changing the region code on the Ride Command head unit does work (they believed the system sounded good till I did that in front of them). Polaris is aware of the issues but nothing further can be done at this time. Will be getting to know the regions well I guess as a workaround, until Polaris figures this out.
 

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I had the Stage 4 system installed in my 2020 G4 (no ride command) and after only a couple of days, it stopped working, ie no sound. I checked the PMX-2 and it was working fine putting out signal; I even hooked up the 4 speakers to the head unit and used the internal amp to verify that the speakers also worked fine. The blue led power indicator on the amp turned on with the switch as expected, but there was no sound.

So, being a new unit, I contacted the dealer who got me a replacement amp (TM400X4AD). Plugged everything back in and still nothing.

Any ideas or suggestions? My dealer is 85 miles away so I'd like to try and fix it myself, otherwise I'll have to trailer the G4 and drop it off for who knows how long and the drive back to pick up.

As for the fader not working, you have 4 speakers and a sub, you would need a 5 channel amp (which RF does make and I think is used in the Stage 5 kit). With only four channels amp ( Front Left, Front Right, Rear Left, Rear Right) they simply bridge the rear to power the sub and the front powers all 4 speakers.
 
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