WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 26, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Utility vehicle doors
Hazard: The latch pin can disengage from the latch and allow the door to open while the vehicle is moving, posing a risk of ejection of an unrestrained rider and impact or laceration hazards.
Consumer Contact: Pro Armor toll-free at (888) 312-7667 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.proarmor.com and click on “2014 Latch Recall” halfway down the left side of the page for more information.
Units: About 300
Description: This recall involves Pro Armor doors sold as accessories for model year 2010 through 2014 Polaris RZR 800 and RZR 900 models. The doors have a black powder coated finish and have four major components: a large square sheet metal panel, a smaller triangular sheet metal panel, a tubular metal frame and a latch. The panels are interchangeable and come in two styles. One style has cutout vents along the top and the other style has none. The smaller panel has a white Pro Armor logo below the cutouts. The door frame has the logo and “Pro Armor” on the top tube. The latch is silver with a black locking mechanism that attaches to the vehicle frame and a handle that attaches to the door.
Incidents/Injuries: Pro Armor has received 23 reports of the latch pin disengaging. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using vehicles with these doors and contact Pro Armor for a free repair kit.
Sold at: Powersports dealers and online nationwide from June 2014 through October 2014 for about $550 to $600 for the set of doors.
Manufacturer(s): LSI Products Inc. dba Pro Armor, Riverside, Calif.
Manufactured in: United States
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