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POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC/MN

Form 10-K filed on 2/27/2012 for POLARIS INDUSTRIES INC/MN

Line Label Object Class Period Type Balance Name
1 140 - Disclosure - Activity in Polaris Accrued Warranty Reserve (Detail) [Network]

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2 Disclosure Activity In Polaris Accrued Warranty Reserve [Abstract] [Abstract]

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3 Product Liability Contingency [Table] [Table]

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4 Legal Entity [Axis] [Axis]

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5 Entity [Domain] [Domain]

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6 Product Liability Contingency [Line Items] [Line Items]

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7 Balance at beginning of year [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
8 Additions to warranty reserve through acquisitions [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualAdditionsFromBusinessAcquisition
9 Additions charged to expense [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued
10 Warranty claims paid [Concept] Monetary For Period Debit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPayments
11 Balance at end of year [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual