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

  • Polaris 900 EFI RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
  • Polaris 900 EFI RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles
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.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
June 19, 2013
Units:
About 4,500
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.  

Recall Details

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. 

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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

Sold At

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

Importer:

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufacturer

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
13-740
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