I am one of the few as well. The way I understand it, the earlier models had defective tie rods. I told my dealer about it, and no problem. Tell yours about it, and if there is any problem, have them contact Polaris. They are aware of it. I guess it's not widespread enough to recall it.
The ball joints on my TLD were also loose. My dealer ordered a couple more and installed them and this solved the problem. As Scott says Polaris is aware of this and will replace if needed. The tie rods on mine are fine. Not all machines have the problem. Also had one rear wheel slightly loose so another rear is on its way. Just got back from Oregon, man this thing flies in the sand. First time I really got a chance to really open it up.
This works for cars, I'm not sure if it works for quads too...
Lift the front end and support it on the frame so that the tires dangle freely. Put one hand on top of the tire, one hand on the bottom. Push in (towards the frame) with your top hand while pulling out with the bottom. Do the same, but in reverse (pull out on the top, push in on the bottom) Repeat this process, try to wiggle the wheel to see if there is any play. If the wheel rattles back and forth, in and out, then you most likely have a warn ball joint or worn bearings. Again, I'm not quite sure if this works for quads, try it and see...
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