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Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Loss of Control and Crash Hazard

  • Polaris recreational off-highway vehicle
Name of Product:
2013 Polaris Ranger® 400 recreational off-highway vehicles
Hazard:
The recreational vehicle's throttle can fail to operate properly, which can cause the vehicle's rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
January 09, 2013
Units:
About 327
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 to check your VIN number.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 2013 Polaris Ranger® 400 recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R13RH45AG and VIN numbers between 4XARH45A3D4726305 and 4XARH45A7DE648444. Not all VIN numbers in the range are included in this recall.  To see a complete list of recalled VIN numbers visit the firm's website. "Polaris" is stamped on the front of the vehicle above the front grill.  A "400 HO" decal is located on the right and left side of the hood and "Ranger 4x4" is printed on the side of the rear bed box. The vehicles are green and gray in color. The model number is printed in the owner's manual.                                                               

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2012 through September 2012 for about $8,300.

Manufactured In:
United States and Mexico
Recall number:
13-716
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