WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 27, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
In the event of a crash, if the seat belt does not lock, the occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing their risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V531000
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.
Components: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,658
|POLARIS||SLINGSHOT||2017 – 2019|
Summary: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Polaris Slingshot S, Slingshot SL, Slingshot GT LE, and Slingshot SLR motorcycles. In the event of a crash, the seatbelt retractor on the side opposite of the impact may separate, preventing the seatbelt from locking.
Remedy: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit that prevents the retractor from separating in the event of a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2018. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is T-18-03.
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