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Polaris Recalls RZR XP Turbo and Snowmobiles

Polaris recently recalled its RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to vehicles’ oil drain line leaking and posing a fire hazard. The company also recalled its snowmobiles due to a steering pitman arm or drag link that can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.

151213-polaris-rzrxp-turbobluePolaris recently recalled its RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles due to fire hazards. The vehicles’ oil drain line can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at 888-704-5290 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.

RECALL DETAILS

Units
About 2,230 vehicles

Description
131215-polaris-rzrxp-turbo-vinThis recall involves model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles with Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) 3NSVDE925GF454105 through 3NSVDE923GF459495.

RZR XP Turbos were sold in graphite, orange and blue color schemes. A “Turbo” decal is located on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.

The VIN is on the driver’s side rear frame rail, above the PVT cover. VINs are not sequential and not all VINs in the range are included in this recall.

A complete list of recalled vehicles including VINs is available at http://www.polaris.com

Incidents/Injuries
Polaris has received two reports of RZR XP Turbos with oil leaks and two reports of the vehicles catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner.

Sold at
Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2015 through November 2015 for about $25,000.

151213-polaris-600rushprosPolaris also announced a recall for its snowmobiles due to a crash hazard. The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at 888-704-5290 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Product Safety Recalls” for more information.

RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 4,700

Description: This recall involves the following model year 2015 snowmobiles: 600 RUSH PRO-S, 600 RUSH PRO-X, 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-S, 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-X, 600 SWITCHBACK ADVENTURE, 800 RUSH PRO-S, 800 RUSH PRO-X, 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-S, 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-X, 550 INDY Voyageur 155, and 550 INDY Adventure 155. The 2015 600 / 800 AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks were solid in black, red/ white, and silver / black color schemes. The AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks have either “600” or “800” decal on the hood along with either “RUSH” or “Switchback” on the rear of the left and right sides of the rear suspension tunnel. The 550 INDY Adventures and Voyageurs were sold in red or blue and have either “Adventure” or “Voyageur” decals on the left and right engine compartment side panels. The model names and numbers included in the recall are listed below:

The model and VIN dumber are displayed on the right side of the tunnel. A complete list of the recalled vehicles including the VIN numbers are available at www.polaris.com.

Incidents/Injuries
Polaris has received 11 reports of cracked or broken steering pitman arms of which 8 of the 11 reported loss of steering and 3 of the 11 reported a crash. One injury was reported. The consumer did not provide any details as to the extent of the injuries. No property damage claims have been received.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner.

Sold at
Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through November 2015 for between $8,000 and $13,600.

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