WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 27, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Polaris Recall Summary
Name of product: Model year 2018 RZR XP Turbo S recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard: In the event of a high-speed rollover, the vehicle’s rollover protection structure (ROPS) can fracture, providing inadequate protection during a rollover.
Recall date: August 27, 2018
Units: About 1,300
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, check your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.
Polaris Recall Details
Description: This recall involves model year 2018 RZR XP Turbo S recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) sold in red and blue. The recalled vehicles have “POLARIS” printed on the front grille, “POLARIS” printed beneath the doors, and “RZR” printed on the rear fenders. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and model number can be found on a label affixed to the vehicle frame in the left front wheel well.
|Polaris Model Year 2018 RZR XP Turbo S|
|2018||Z18VEL92BR||RZR XP TURBO S WITH RIDE CMD AND LV INDY RED|
|2018||Z18VEL92BK||RZR XP TURBO S WITH RIDE CMD AND LV POL BLUE|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received six reports of rollover protection structures fracturing during rollovers. Polaris has received one report of an injury but does not attribute it to ROPS fractures.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from January 2018 through August 2018 for about $27,500.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn
Manufactured In: Mexico
Recall number: 18-762
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