Polaris Recalls Ranger Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

The firewall behind the driver and passenger seats on the 2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 can overheat and melt.

Recall date: June 19, 2013
Recall number: 13-740
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles

Hazard:

The firewall behind the driver and passenger seats can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

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.polarisindustries.com and click on Help Center under the Services and Support tab, then Common Rider Questions, then Service bulletins/recalls for more information.  

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Recall Details

Units

About 4,500

Description

This recall involves 2011 model Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles. The machines are either white or red and have a “RZR XP” decal on the right and left rear side panels. The right and left of the hood have “Dual Overhead Cam” decals. There are also “900 EFI” decals on the front right and left of the machine. 

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of an incident involving a consumer who received burn injuries to a finger.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its known customers directly.

Sold at

Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2012 through February 2013 for between $16,000 and $16,600.

Manufacturer

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Polaris 900 EFI RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

  • Polaris 900 EFI RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles