WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 21, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
POLARIS RECALL SUMMARY
Name of product: Polaris RZR XP 4 Turbo ROVs
Hazard: The return fuel line can be improperly secured which can cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: December 21, 2017
Units: About 560
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” for more information. In addition, consumers can check vehicle identification numbers (VIN) on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if their vehicle is included in any recalls. Any consumer who has had this repair done should check their VIN on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to confirm their vehicle’s repair status.
Description: This recall involves Polaris model year 2018 RZR XP 4 Turbo recreational off-highway vehicle (ROVs) with seating for four. “POLARIS” is printed on the front grill, “DOHC TURBO” and “EPS” on the front fenders, “POLARIS RZR XP” on the rear fenders, “POLARIS” along the bottom edge of the passenger compartment, and “POLARIS” on the rear light assembly. The VIN is printed on the right rear frame of the vehicle.
|Polaris Model Year 2018 RZR|
|Model Year||Model Number||Model|
|2018||Z18VFE92BB||RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS 168 VELOCITY BLUE|
|2018||Z18VFE92BS||RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS 168 MATTE SUNSET RED|
|2018||Z18VFE92BU||RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS 168 GHOST GRAY|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a Polaris dealer for a free inspection and repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received one report of a fire resulting from an improperly installed return fuel line. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2017 through October 2017 for between $22,500 and $25,500.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured In: Mexico
Recall number: 18-708
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