WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 2, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Swing Arm may have Decreased Strength
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V755000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,572
All Products Associated with this Recall
2015 – 2017
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.
SUMMARY: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to September 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a swing arm that has insufficient strength.
CONSEQUENCE: Due to the insufficient swing arm strength, the swing arm may fracture resulting in a loss of momentum or vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and repair or replace the swing arm, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is T-16-06.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration