Recall date: March 2, 2017
Recall number: 17-102

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Polaris recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard:

The vehicle engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot and cause the components to melt, and/or a contaminated brake master cylinder may cause unintended brake drag, posing burn and fire hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
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” at the bottom of the page for more information. In addition, check your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 13,500 (The RZR Turbo and RZR 900 and 1000 have previously been recalled.)
Description:

This recall involves model year 2016 and 2017 RZR 900, 1000, Turbo and GENERAL 1000 recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). “Polaris” is printed on the front grill and “RZR” or “GENERAL” is printed on the side of the rear cargo area. The ROVs were sold in various colors. The following models are included in the recall.

 

Model Year

Model Number

Model

2016

R16RGE99A7

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED

2016

R16RGE99AE

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS DELUXE ORANGEBURST

2016

R16RGE99AV

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE

2017

R17RGE99A7

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED

2017

R17RGE99A9

POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS HUNTER ED CAMO

2017

R17RGE99AM

POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS DXE TITANMATTEMETAL

2017

R17RGE99AW

POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2017

R17RHE99AU

POLARIS GENERAL 4 1000 EPS SILVER PEARL

2016

Z16VAA87A2

RZR 900 WHITE LIGHTNING

2016

Z16VAE87AL

RZR 900 EPS TRAIL STEALTH BLACK

2016

Z16VAE87AU

RZR 900 EPS TRAIL MATTE TURBO SILVER

2016

Z16VAX87AM

RZR 900 EPS XC EDITION TITANIUM M METALLIC

2016

Z16VBA87A2

RZR S 900 WHITE LIGHTNING

2016

Z16VBA87AB

RZR S 900 PAINT BLUE FIRE

2016

Z16VBE87AE

RZR S 900 EPS SPECTRA ORANGE

2016

Z16VBE87AS

RZR S 900 EPS MATTE SUNSET RED

2016

Z16VBE99AB

RZR S 1000 EPS BLUE FIRE METALLIC

2016

Z16VBE99AK

RZR S 1000 EPS BLACK PEARL

2016

Z16VBE99AW

RZR S 1000 EPS MATTE WHITE LIGHTNING

2016

Z16VCE87AE

RZR 4 900 EPS SPECTRA ORANGE

2016

Z16VCE87AS

RZR 4 900 EPS MATTE SUNSET RED

2016

Z16VDE99AM

RZR XP 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

2016

Z16VDE99AS

RZR XP 1000 EPS SUNSET RED

2016

Z16VDM99AM

RZR XP 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER TITANIUM MATTE

2016

Z16VFE92AE

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS SPECTRA ORANGE

2016

Z16VFE92AH

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS GRAPHITE CRYSTAL

2016

Z16VFE92AS

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS MATTE SUNSET RED

2016

Z16VFE92AW

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS MATTE WHITE LIGHTNING

2016

Z16VFE99AM

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

2016

Z16VFE99AS

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS SUNSET RED

2016

Z16VFM99AM

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER ED TITANIUM M

2017

Z17VAA87A2

RZR 900  WHITE LIGHTNING

2017

Z17VAE87AB

RZR 900  EPS BLUE FIRE

2017

Z17VAE87AK

RZR 900  EPS BLACK PEARL

2017

Z17VAX87AK

RZR 900 EPS XC BLACK PEARL

2017

Z17VBA87A2

RZR S 900 WHITE LIGHTNING

2017

Z17VBE87AB

RZR S 900 EPS VELOCITY BLUE

2017

Z17VBE87AK

RZR S 900 EPS BLACK PEARL

2017

Z17VBE99AL

RZR S 1000 EPS STEALTH BLACK

2017

Z17VBE99AR

RZR S 1000 EPS INDY RED

2017

Z17VCE87AB

RZR 4 900 EPS VELOCITY BLUE

2017

Z17VCE87AK

RZR 4 900 EPS BLACK PEARL

2017

Z17VDE92AK

RZR XP TURBO EPS CRUISER BLACK

2017

Z17VDE92AM

RZR XP TURBO EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

2017

Z17VDE99AM

RZR XP 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

2017

Z17VDE99AW

RZR XP 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2017

Z17VDK99AK

RZR XP 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE

2017

Z17VDM99AB

RZR XP 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER VEL BLUE

2017

Z17VDR99AZ

RZR XP 1000 EPS BOULDERS ED MATTE GOLD

2017

Z17VFE92AK

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS CRUISER BLACK

2017

Z17VFE92AM

RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

2017

Z17VFE99AM

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS TITANIUM METALLIC

2017

Z17VFE99AW

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2017

Z17VFM99AB

RZR XP 4 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER ED VEL BLUE

 
Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received 14 reports of vehicles catching fire related to the brake master cylinder and one report of fire and two reports of melting vehicle components related to an engine misfire. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris for a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly, and consumers can check their VIN on the Polaris website.

Sold At:

Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2015 through February 2017 for between $12,800 and $24,000.

Importer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
Mexico and U.S.