WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 23, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Polaris Recall Summary
Name of product: Model Year 2021 GENERAL 1000, GENERAL 4 1000, GENERAL XP 1000 and GENERAL XP 4 1000 ROVs
Hazard: The weld between the brake pedal pivot bracket and the EPS mounting bracket can separate, which can result in a loss of brake function, posing a crash hazard.
Recall date: July 22, 2021
Units: About 1,400 (In addition, about 130 were sold in Canada)
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
In Conjunction With: Canada
Description: This recall involves Model Year 2021 GENERAL 1000, GENERAL 4 1000, GENERAL XP 1000, and GENERAL XP 4 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles. The two or four-seat vehicles were sold in the following colors: burgundy, gray, graphite, tan, titanium, and white. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille and POLARIS and GENERAL are printed on the sides of the vehicles. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the left rear vehicle frame below the cargo box.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and if needed, a free repair. Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from March 2021 through May 2021 for between $16,300 and $27,700.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured In: Mexico
Recall number: 21-765
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.
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has 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: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission