Polaris Recall of certain RZR XP 4 Turbo vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

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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.

Remedy: Repair

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.

RECALL DETAILS

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 

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