WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 8, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Polaris Scrambler all-terrain vehicle (ATVs)
Hazard: The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: August 8, 2017
Recall number: 17-203
Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Description: This recall involves all model year 2014 through 2017 Scrambler XP 1000 all-terrain vehicles. “Polaris” is stamped on the front grill and rear panel, and “Scrambler XP” on the center panel. The ATVs were sold in black, lime, red and white. Model numbers A14GH9EAW, A15SVE95AW, A16SVE95AM, A16SVE95AA and A17SVE95AM are included on this recall. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by vehicle identification number (VIN) visit www.polaris.com
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received nine reports of the throttle release switch failing, including two minor injuries.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2017 for about $13,300.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured In: U.S.
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.
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Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission