Polaris Recalls Sportsman and Scrambler 1000 S All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

230106 2023 Polaris Sportsman 1000 S [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 6, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Polaris Recall Summary

Name of Product: Model Year 2020-2023 Sportsman 1000 S and Scrambler 1000 S All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: Electrostatic discharge outside the fuel tank can ignite fuel spills while refueling, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: January 05, 2023

Units: About 3,800 (In addition, about 780 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 if your vehicle identification number (VIN) is included in any recalls.

Polaris Recall Details

In Conjunction With: CANADA

Description: This recall involves certain vehicle identification numbers (VINs) of Model Year 2020-2023 Sportsman 1000 S and Scrambler 1000 S ATVs. The recalled ATVs were sold in the following colors: black, orange, gray, blue and graphite. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille and POLARIS and Sportsman or Scrambler are printed on the sides of the vehicles. The model name, including “XP” is also printed on the side of the chassis. The VIN is located on the ATV’s left rear frame.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris will instruct dealers to install new fuel filler neck clamps and, if needed, a fill neck cover. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicles and is contacting registered owners directly to provide more details about the repair.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 16 reports of fire, including one report of personal injury and one report of property damage, outside the U.S.

Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2019 through October 2022 for between $15,000 and $17,800.

Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota

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Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 23-720

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.

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Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission