Polaris Recall of Timbersled Snow Bike Conversion Kits Due to Crash Hazard

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 24, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Polaris Recall Summary

Name of Product: Polaris Timbersled Snow Bike Conversion Kits

Hazard: The QuickDrive fastener can loosen while operating, leading to brake failure, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: February 23, 2023

Units: About 780

Consumer Contact: Polaris Industries Inc. 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” at the bottom of the page 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

Description: This recall involves Model Year 2023 Timbersled ARO and RIOT Pro snow bike conversion kits. The kits are used to convert off road motorcycles or dirt bikes to snow bikes. It includes a front ski and rear track system that replaces the tires on the bike. They were sold in black, blue, orange, red and white colors. Timbersled and the model name are printed on both sides of the unit. The model number and VIN (also referred to as the serial number) are located on a decal on the inside of the right-hand frame rail.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snow bike kits and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting registered owners.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of loose fasteners. No crashes or injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from January 2022 through December 2022 for about $7,600.

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

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Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 23-728

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