Polaris Recalls RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 30, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Polaris Recall Summary

Name of Product: Model Years 2022-2023 RZR Pro R and Pro R 4 Recreational Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard: The alternator can fail during operation, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: March 30, 2023

Units: About 200 (In addition, about 2 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. Consumers can contact Polaris’ owner connections team at Owner. Connections@polaris.com or via an online forum accessible at https://www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road/owner-resources/help-center/email.

Polaris Recall Details

In Conjunction With: CANADA

Description: This recall involves certain VINs of Model Years 2022 and 2023 RZR Pro R and RZR Pro R 4 vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in the following colors: black, blue, crystal and gray. The recalled vehicles were sold in two and four-seat configurations. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille and POLARIS and RZR are printed on the sides of the vehicles. The model name is also printed on the side of the chassis. The VIN is located on the vehicle’s frame in the left rear wheel well. A limited number of alternators could have been sold as service parts (part number 4017547) and are included in this recall.

Model Year 2022 Model Year 2023
RZR Pro R Premium RZR Pro R Ultimate
RZR Pro R Sport RZR Pro R 4 Premium
RZR Pro R Ultimate RZR Pro R 4 Ultimate
RZR Pro R 4 Premium
RZR Pro R 4 Sport
RZR Pro R 4 Ultimate

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. The dealer will replace the alternator free of charge. 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 four reports of the alternator failing, including two incidents of fire. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2022 through February 2023 for between $32,000 and $45,000.

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

Manufactured In: Mexico

Recall number: 23-740

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