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Polaris Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Polaris 2015 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2015 SWITCHBACK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 SWITHBACK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2017 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2017 SWITCHBACK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2017 RMK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2017 VOYAGEUR snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2018 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2018 SWITCHBACK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2018 RMK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2018 VOYAGEUR snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2019 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2019 SWITCHBACK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2019 RMK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2019 VOYAGEUR snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2019 INDY snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2020 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2020 RUSH snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2020 RMK snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2020 VOYAGEUR snowmobile
  • Recalled Polaris 2020 INDY snowmobile
Name of Product:
Model Year 2015-2020 AXYS Trail Performance and Crossover snowmobiles
Hazard:

The fuel hose can be improperly secured, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 16, 2020
Units:
About 41,200 (In addition, about 16,100 units were sold in Canada)
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 Product Safety Announcements 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:

This recall involves all Model Year 2015-2020 600cc and 800cc AXYS Trail Performance and Crossover snowmobiles with the following model names.  The model year and VIN are stamped on the right side of the tunnel.  Polaris and the model name are printed on both sides of the hood and on the side panels of the vehicles.

 

Model Year Model Name
2015 RUSH
SWITCHBACK
2016 RUSH
SWITCHBACK
2017 RMK
RUSH
SWITCHBACK
VOYAGEUR
2018 RMK
RUSH
SWITCHBACK
VOYAGEUR
2019 INDY
RMK
RUSH
SWITCHBACK
VOYAGEUR
2020 INDY
RMK
RUSH
SWITCHBACK
VOYAGEUR

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and, if needed, a free repair.  Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly. 

Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received 13 reports of improperly secured fuel hoses.  No fires or injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2013 through April 2020 for between $7,400 and $15,100.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
20-764
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product 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 deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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