Smittybilt XRC Winch Replacement Remote Control - 97281-50

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  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/B97281-50
  • Winch Type:Electric
  • Fitment:Universal Fit


Did you run over your winches remote? Don't laugh, it happens. That among a ton of other things can happen to destroy your winches remote. Don't sweat it, Smittybilt has you covered with this direct replacement unit.



Great product at a great price.

Great product to replace my lost controller at a great price.

from Chester county, PA |
works great!

Plugged it in and works great. Replaced one that was destroyed.

from indiana woods |
Great controller and Service

Ordered it online for pickup in the store. My wife picked it up and the staff was very helpful. They let her know when it would be there and were very professional and courteous. Great Price

from Simi Valley, Ca |
Brand new and works great. But 1complain

Received the control about 4 days after purchase. Ordered on a monday and received friday. Plugged right in and worked great. Which was a good thing because that very weekend I needed to winch out of a tight spot. Now the only complaint: after placing my order I waited 2 days for a conformation email, but never got one. I believe it was wendsday I finally called to verify they received my order although my money was taken out of account. They told me that it was received and I should be getting an email with my tracking number by the end of the day, which I did. I do believe tho that they should send out conformation emails as soon as they run your method of payment.

from Lexington, NC |

Question & Answers

5 Answered questions

will this work with a X8000i winch (Warn)

Asked by Carlos from Mexico on

Thanks for the inquiry Carlos, the Smittybilt XRC Winch Replacement Remote Control part # S/B97281-50 will not work with a warn winch you'll need part # WAR38626.

Answered by from Mexico on

I have an older Smittybilt XRC 8K winch and the remote control cable is cracked and doesnt work. Your new replacement cable has a different plug; my old remote has a plug with a male 3 prong design. What can 4Wheel Parts offer for this situation? My winch still works fine, but I just want to buy a replacement remote control that works with my winch. Thanks

Asked by Bucket65 from Plano, TX on

Hello Bucket65, Thank you for asking. Here is a link for the older model winch controller

Answered by Robert from Plano, TX on

Will the XRC remote work on Badland 12000 winch?

Asked by Tom from United States on

Tom, thank you for your inquiry on the SMittybilt XRC winch remote control. I am sorry to say that this item will not fit the Badland 12000 winch. We do not sell replacement remotes for this unit.

Answered by ALAN from United States on

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