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

  • Recalled 2018 Polaris Ranger 500 – sage green
  • Recalled 2018 Polaris Ranger 570 – navy blue
  • Recalled 2018 Polaris Ranger 570 – camo
  • Recalled 2018 Polaris Ranger EV – gray
  • Recalled 2018 Polaris Ranger EV LI-ION – camo
Name of Product:
Model year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV, and Ranger EV LI-ION recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Hazard:

The front lower control arms can separate, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
September 05, 2018
Units:
About 1,000
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” 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

Description:

The recall involves model year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV and Ranger EV LI-ION recreational off-highway vehicles. The Ranger 500 vehicles were sold in red and green. They have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille, “500” decals on the front fenders, and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger 570 vehicles were sold in two- and four-seat models in green, blue, and camo. They have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille, “570” decals on the front fenders, and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger EV vehicles were sold in gray and camo. They have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger EV LI-ION vehicles were sold in camo. They have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders.

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and model number may be found on a label inside the left rear wheel well.

 

Model Number Model/Color
R18RMA50B1 RANGER 500 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN
R18RMA50B4 RANGER 500 - INMOLD SOLAR RED
R18RMA57B1 RANGER 570 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN
R18RMA57B9 RANGER 570 - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO
R18RMAE4G8 RANGER EV - INMOLD AVALANCHE GRAY
R18RMAE4G9 RANGER EV - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO
R18RMAL4G9 RANGER EV LI-ION - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO
R18RME57BV RANGER 570 EPS - PAINT NAVY BLUE METALLIC
R18RNA57B1 RANGER CREW 570-4 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN
R18RNA57B9 RANGER CREW 570-4 POLARIS PUR CAM
R18RNE57BV RANGER CREW 570-4 EPS - NAVY BLUE MET
Remedy:

Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received six reports of lower control arms separating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2017 through July 2018 for between $9,000 and $12,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
U.S. and Mexico
Importer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Recall number:
18-765
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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