WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Polaris Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard: A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday and Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 51,000
Description: This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
|Model Year||Model Number||Model|
|2015||R15RTA87AA||Ranger 900 XP Sage Green|
|2015||R15RTA87AR||Ranger 900 XP Solar Red|
|2015||R15RTA87AC||Ranger XP 900 Pursuit Camo|
|2015||R15RTE87AA||Ranger XP 900 EPS Sage Green|
|2015||R15RTE87AR||Ranger XP 900 EPS Solar Red|
|2015||R15RUA87AA||Ranger Crew 900 Sage Green|
|2015||R15RUA87AR||Ranger Crew 900 Solar Red|
|2015||R15RUY87AA||Ranger Crew 900 6 Sage Green|
|2015||R15RTE87AK||Ranger XP 900 Black Pearl|
|2015||R15RTE87AM||Ranger XP 900 EPS Super Steel Gray|
|2015||R15RTE87AS||Ranger XP 900 EPS Sunset Red|
|2015||R15RTE87AW||Ranger XP 900 EPS White Lightning|
|2015||R15RTE87AX||Ranger XP 900 EPS Sandstone Metallic|
|2015||R15RTE87AZ||Ranger XP 900 EPS Sunset Red Silver|
|2015||R15RTE87AB||Ranger XP 900 EPS Hunter Edition|
|2015||R15RUE87AC||Ranger Crew 900 EPS Pursuit Camo|
|2015||R15RUE87AM||Ranger Crew 900 EPS Super Steel Gray|
|2015||R15RUE87AS||Ranger Crew 900 EPS Sunset Red|
|2015||R15RUE87AW||Ranger Crew 900 EPS White Lighting|
|2015||R15RUZ87AC||Ranger Crew 900-6 EPS Pursuit Camo|
|2015||R15RUZ87AS||Ranger Crew 900-6 EPS Sunset Red|
|2015||R15RUZ87AW||Ranger Crew 900-6 White Lighting|
|2015||R15RTE87AV||Ranger XP 900 EPS Vogue Silver Deluxe|
|2015||R15RTE87A5||Ranger XP 900 Hunter Deluxe Edition|
|2015||R15RTE87A2||Ranger XP 900 EPS Northstar Deluxe Edition|
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through March 2017 for between $13,400 and $21,300.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured In: U.S. and Mexico
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission