Polaris is Recalling certain 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles

2 11 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 2, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Fuel Line may Leak from Abrasion Against Hood

Report Receipt Date: OCT 18, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V754000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,795

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

POLARIS

Model

SLINGSHOT

Model Year(s)

2015 – 2017

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY: Polaris Idustries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure.

CONSEQUENCE: The insufficient clearance may allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

REMEDY: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the replace the engine fuel line, and inspect the retention clips to reduce the risk of interference, 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-16-03.

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

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