Polaris Recalls Ranger 900 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Recall date: April 13, 2017
Recall number: 17-132
Name of product: Polaris Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)
Units: About 51,000
Hazard: A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
Description: This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday and Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.
Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through March 2017 for between $13,400 and $21,300.
Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota
Manufactured in: U.S. and Mexico