Polaris Recalls Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 23, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Polaris Recall Summary

Name of Product: Polaris RZR and GENERAL Recreational Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard: The steering wheel can separate and result in a loss of control, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: December 23, 2021

Units: About 8,800 (in addition, about 940 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” or www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check your vehicle identification number “VIN” to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Polaris Recall Details

Description: This recall involves certain VINs of the following Polaris recreational off-road vehicles: model year 2021 RZR TURBO S Velocity, RZR TURBO S 4 Velocity, RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo; model year 2020-2022 RZR XP 1000 and model year 2021-2022 RZR XP 4 1000. This recall also involves certain VINs of the following Polaris recreational off-road vehicles: model year 2021-2022 GENERAL 1000 and GENERAL XP 1000; model year 2022 GENERAL 4 1000 and model year 2020-2022 GENERAL XP 4 1000.

The RZR models were sold in black, blue, copper, gray, navy, orange, sands metallic, red, tan and white. The GENERAL models were sold in black, blue, burgundy, graphite, gray, titanium, tan and white. The vehicles are made in two or four seat configurations. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille of all the vehicles. POLARIS and RZR or POLARIS and GENERAL are printed on the sides of the respective vehicles. The model name is also printed on the side of the chassis for all model years. The vehicle identification number is located on the vehicle’s frame in the left rear wheel well. The following model years and model names are included in the recall:

Model Year(s) Model Name
2021

2021

2020; 2021; 2022

2021; 2022

2021

2021

RZR TURBO S Velocity

RZR TURBO S 4 Velocity

RZR XP 1000

RZR XP 4 1000

RZR XP Turbo

RZR XP 4 Turbo

2021; 2022

2022

2021; 2022

2020; 2021; 2022

GENERAL 1000

GENERAL 4 1000

GENERAL XP 1000

GENERAL XP 4 1000

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair, including the installation of a new steering wheel. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicle. Polaris will be contacting all registered owners directly to provide more details about the repair.

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 33 reports of broken or cracked steering wheel spokes, including five reports of rollovers and two reports of

injuries: Polaris has received 33 reports of broken or cracked steering wheel spokes, including five reports of rollovers and two reports of injuries

Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2021 through October 2021 for between $18,600 and $28,900.

Manufactured In: Mexico

Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Recall number: 22-714

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

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