Polaris Industries, Inc. Recall of certain Slingshot motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 31, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Polaris Recall: Brake Pedal may Separate from Master Cylinder

If the brake pedal separates from the brake master cylinder, it would cause a loss of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V321000

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,342

Make Model Model Year(s)

Summary: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Polaris Slingshot, Slingshot SL, Slingshot SLR, Slingshot SL Icon, and Slingshot GT LE motorcycles. The brake pedals may have been incorrectly installed, allowing the brake pedal to separate from the brake master cylinder.

Remedy: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engagement of the brake pedal retaining clip and reassemble it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2018. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is T-18-02.

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 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration