Polaris is Recalling certain 2009-2010 GEM eLXD hybrid electric vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 11, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Vehicle Frame may Crack

Report Receipt Date: APR 22, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V239000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 628

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

GEM

Model

eLXD

Model Year(s)

2009 – 2010

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 GEM eLXD L09GVHA4X and L10GVHA4X hybrid electric vehicles manufactured November 25, 2008, to December 30, 2010. The affected vehicles have frame welds between the cab and cargo bed that may crack.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the frame welds crack, the frame may fall and contact the pavement, stopping the vehicle suddenly and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in May 2015. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-888-704-5290.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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