Recall: Polaris is recalling Victory / Cross Country

June 3, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     VICTORY / CROSS COUNTRY 2011
Manufacturer: POLARIS INDUSTRIES, INC. Mfr’s Report Date: MAY 31, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V305000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 840
Summary:
 POLARIS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 VICTORY CROSS COUNTRY MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH APRIL 11, 2011. THE HANDLEBAR CLAMPS AND/OR RISERS MAY HAVE BEEN MACHINED INCORRECTLY WHICH COULD CAUSE THE HANDLEBARS TO SLIP IN THE CLAMPS.
Consequence:
 THIS COULD CAUSE THE OPERATOR TO LOSE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
 POLARIS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL TEST AND REPLACE DEFECTIVE RISER/CLAMP ASSEMBLIES, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VICTORY CONSUMER SERVICE AT 1-888-704-5290.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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