The utility vehicle’s exhaust header pipe can crack, posing burn and fire hazards.
This recall involves model year 2015 through 2018 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL gas engine-equipped utility vehicles manufactured by Polaris Industries. The recalled utility vehicles are white and black with orange decals and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. “Bobcat” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle and “3400” or “3400XL” is printed on the rear box. The model and vehicle identification number (VIN #) can be found on a label under the seat and storage bin on the passenger side. The following models and VIN ranges are being recalled:
|2015||3400 4X GAS||B3FL11001 through B3FL11911|
|3400 4X GAS DLX||B3FN11001 through B3FN11286|
|2016||3400 4X GAS||B3FL12001 through B3FL12803|
|3400 4X GAS DLX||B3FN12001 through B3FN12245|
|2017||3400 4X GAS||B3FL17001 through B3FL17580|
|3400 XL GAS||B3FN17001 through B3FN17124|
|2018||3400 4X GAS||B3FL18001 through B3FL18097|
|3400 XL GAS||B3FN18001 through B3FN18065|
Consumers should contact an authorized Bobcat dealer to schedule a free repair. Bobcat is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Bobcat has received seven reports of cracked exhaust pipes. No injuries or fires have been reported.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.