WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 21, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Reduced steering and/or suspension performance can affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V158000
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.
Components: STEERING, SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 254
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Summary: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017 Slingshot, Slingshot SL, and Slingshot SLR vehicles. Three of the bolted connections between the steering and the front suspension may have been insufficiently tightened, possibly resulting in a reduction of steering and/or front suspension performance.
Remedy: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected nuts and bolts, tightening them correctly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is T-17-01.
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