WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 24, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Polaris Recall Summary
Name of Product: Model Year 2011-2021 Phoenix 200 ATV
Hazard: The throttle speed control stop can break and become stuck, posing a crash hazard.
Recall Date: September 23, 2021
Units: About 13,000 (In addition, 990 units were sold in Canada) (Some of these vehicles were previously recalled in July 2020 and April 2018)
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” or https://www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check your vehicle identification number “VIN” or go to “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls or online at https://www.polaris.com/en-us/recalls/off-road/.
Polaris Recall Details
In Conjunction With: Canada
Description: This recall involves all model year 2011 through 2021 Phoenix 200 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs.) They were sold in red, blue or gray. “Polaris” is decaled on the front body and the sides of the ATV seats and “Phoenix 200” is decaled on the side panels. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the vehicle’s front left frame.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Polaris to receive a free replacement throttle speed control bracket. Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 18 reports of throttle stop breaking or sticking, including one report of a crash which resulted in a minor injury.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2010 through June 2021 for between $3,500 and $4,300.
Manufactured In: Taiwan
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Recall number: 21-784
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