WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 3, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
The melted voltage regulator can increase the risk of a fire. The loss of a tail light can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V809000
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.
Components: BACK OVER PREVENTION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,371
|POLARIS||SLINGSHOT||2015 – 2016|
Summary: Polaris Industries (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Polaris Slingshot, Slingshot SL and Slingshot SL LE motorcycles equipped with a backup camera. The back-up camera may fail internally, possibly melting the voltage regulator and blowing the fuse for that circuit, thereby preventing the taillight from functioning properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.
Remedy: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the back-up camera, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 6, 2018. Owners may contact Polaris at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is T-18-04.
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