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Polaris Recalls RZR 170 for Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards

This recall involves all model year 2015 through 2017 youth RZR 170 ROVs. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side front wheel well. It affects about 16,800 units.

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The fuel tank neck of certain Polaris RZR 170 side-by-sides can crack or the wiring harness can overheat or short circuit, posing fuel leak and fire hazards, according to Polaris and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

This recall involves all model year 2015 through 2017 youth RZR 170 ROVs. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side front wheel well. It affects about 16,800 units.

Polaris has received 102 reports of cracked fuel tank necks and 28 reports of burning, smoking, melted and/or shorted wires, including four reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

 

 Year  Model  Description
 2015  R15YAV17AA  RZR 170 EFI RED
 2015  R15YAV17AF  RZR 170 EFI BLUE
 2015  R15YAV17BA  RZR 170 EFI RED
 2015  R15YAV17BF  RZR 170 EFI BLUE
 2016  Z16YAV17AB  RZR 170 WHITE
 2016  Z16YAV17AF  RZR 170 BLUE
 2016  Z16YAV1CAB  RZR 170 WHITE
 2016  Z16YAV1CAF  RZR 170 BLUE
 2017  Z17YAV17A2  RZR 170 WHITE
 2017  Z17YAV17A5  RZR 170 BLUE

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

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