Polaris Recalls Pro-RMK Snowmobiles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

The bolt attaching the front, lower left shock can fail and cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: December 18, 2012
Recall number: 13-711
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  • 600 PRO RMK 155

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    600 PRO RMK 155

  • 800 PRO RMK 163 and 163 ES

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    800 PRO RMK 163 and 163 ES

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Snowmobiles

Hazard:

The bolt attaching the front, lower left shock can fail and cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle. This poses a serious hazard of injury or death.

Consumer Contact:

Polaris; toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polaris.com, then select “Company” on the top menu, then select News & Events for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 82

Description

The recall involves 2013 Polaris Pro-RMK 600 and 800 snowmobiles. The snowmobiles come in red, white and black. “Pro-RMK” is on the lower right and left sides of the hood. The engine size and the letters “ES” or the words “Limited Edition” are on the upper right and left sides of the hood. The numbers “155” or “163” are on the rear of the tunnel. “Polaris” appears on the sides of the seat. The model number and serial number can be found on the right hand side of the tunnel below the seat. This recall includes the models listed below:

 

Model Name

Model Number

600 PRO RMK 155

S13CG6GSA

800 PRO RMK 163

S13CH8GSA

800 PRO RMK 163 ES

S13CH8GSL

Incidents/Injuries

No incidents or reports have been received.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact any Polaris snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris has notified registered consumers directly about this recall. 

Sold at

Polaris Snowmobile dealers nationwide from August 2012 through October 2012 for between $10,800 and $12,500.

Manufacturer

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

  • 600 PRO RMK 155

  • 800 PRO RMK 163 and 163 ES