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Polaris Recalls Ranger ROVs Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Polaris 2015 Ranger 570 ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2015 Ranger 570 EPS ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2015 Ranger Crew 570 ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2015 Ranger Crew 570 EPS ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 Ranger 570 ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 Ranger 570 EPS ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 Ranger Crew 570 ROV
  • Recalled Polaris 2016 Ranger Crew 570 EPS ROV
Name of Product:
Polaris Ranger 570 ROVs
Hazard:
The ROVs can overheat during heavy engine loading, slow-speed intermittent use and/or high outdoor temperatures and catch fire.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
June 28, 2016
Units:
About 43,000
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" on the main page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves 2015 and 2016 model year Polaris Ranger 570 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). They have either two or four seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box and “570” is printed on the hood. “Polaris” is stamped onto the front grill. The ROVs were sold in several colors. The following models are included in the recall.
Model Year 2015 Models Model Year 2016 Models
Ranger 570 Ranger 570 2x4
Ranger 570 EPS Ranger 570
Ranger 570 EPS HD Ranger 570 EPS
Ranger Crew 570 Ranger 570 EPS HD
Ranger Crew 570 EPS Ranger 570 EPS ZUG
Ranger Crew 570
Ranger Crew 570 EPS
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries:
Polaris has received seven reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At
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Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2014 through June 2016 for between $10,000 and $12,500.

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Manufactured In:
Mexico
Importer(s):
Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Distributor(s):
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Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

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Recall number:
16-755
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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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