This workhorse of a winch is great for heavy-duty jobs. The M12000 delivers plenty of power, torque and quick no-load retrieval - up to 30 feet per minute. Plus, with a low-profile design, it'll fit where you need it. Its powered by a 4.6 hp. Series-Wound motor and our proven 3-stage planetary geartrain for smooth, efficient operation. And with 125' of 3/8 diameter wire rope, the M12000 is the solution to recovering your big truck or SUV.M12000 Specs/Part Numbers Part Number: PN 17801 CE (12V DC)
Rated Line Pull: 12000 lbs. (5440 kgs.) single-line
I have replaced 2 motors, every single cable, planateries, soldenoids, connectors and controls all in the last year. Will barely Pull a dodge w/ a cummins up a mild slope thats too icy to get traction. For 1600+ dollars id expect a much better product than this. Warn Refuses to step up and admit there is a problem with this winch.
By Dan from NM
Worth every penny spent!
Funny thing about a winch, it's the greatest insurance policy to have in the middle of nowhere. But you hate to pull it out for yourself, that's like accepting defeat. I have friends that have had thier Warn Winch for more then 20 years. And every time they need it, it works perfectly. That's pretty comforting to know.
By Ostrich from Riverside,CA
Love this product. Best winch ever.
Winching truch out o large mud holes. Pulling downed trees to cutting ares, etc.
By Bob from Port Vincent, Louisiana
This is a great addition to our rescue truck at the fire house. it will help alot.
By jb4 from Modesto, ca
it's never let me down in six years
pulling through mud pits for me and my buddies loading trailers moving logs out of the way on trails
I have a 25+ year old Jeep warn wench i have mounted to a bracket on the rear of my pickup to the 2" hitch. The 1 gage hot wire goes to my battery positive terminal.Is there a negative wire or is the ground the contact with the hitch/frame? Thanks JIM S
JIM from WINTER PARK ,FL on
You should have a ground that goes onto the side of the motor. There is a flat spot machined for the cable. The hitch is a bad ground as it can move and not make contact.
Rody from WINTER PARK ,FL on
what does "self recovery" mean?
steverogers from on
Thank you for the question. Self Recovery means to "extract" or "remove" yourself without outside assistance.
Will this winch fit the warn hidden winch mount, the mount says that a m12 will, are they both the same m1200 and m12?
Ray from colorado on
Thanks for the question. The M12 and M12000 winch are the same physically so it should fit fine in your hidden winch mount.
DP from colorado on
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In 1948, Arthur Warn founded Warn Industries to construct locking hubs for surplus World War II Jeeps. Ten years later, the Warn winch was manufactured to fill the need for a reliable recovery tool to aid off-roaders stuck in challenging situations. Since then, Warn has grown to offer a wide range of gear with the hallmarks of durability and affordability. 1988 spawned the aftermarket industry's first ATV winch and today their PowerSports line of winches ranks among the most esteemed in the industry and jeepers call on Warn for electric, hydraulic and severe duty components that get the job done. Shop Warn Now