Polaris Recalls Recreational Offroad Vehicles (Recall Alert]

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PRODUCT SAFETY:

Recalled Polaris RZR recreational off-road vehicle

Recalled Polaris GENERAL recreational off-road vehicle

Recalled Polaris RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicle VIN Location

Recalled Polaris GENERAL Recreational Off-Road Vehicle VIN Location

Name of the Product

Polaris RZR, and GENERAL Recreational Off Road Vehicles

Hazard:

The steering wheel can separate and result in a loss of control, posing a crash hazard.

Recall Date

December 23, 2021

Units:

About 8,800 (in addition, about 940 were sold in Canada)

PRODUCT SAFETY: Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves certain VINs of the following Polaris recreational off-road vehicles: model year 2021 RZR TURBO S Velocity, RZR TURBO S 4 Velocity, RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo; model year 2020-2022 RZR XP 1000 and model year 2021-2022 RZR XP 4 1000. This recall also involves certain VINs of the following Polaris recreational off-road vehicles: model year 2021-2022 GENERAL 1000 and GENERAL XP 1000; model year 2022 GENERAL 4 1000 and model year 2020-2022 GENERAL XP 4 1000.

The RZR models were sold in black, blue, copper, gray, navy, orange, sands metallic, red, tan and white. GENERAL models could be purchased in black, burgundy and graphite as well as gray, titanium, tan, and white. There are two- or four-seat configurations available. All vehicles have POLARIS stamped on their front grilles. POLARIS and RZR or POLARIS and GENERAL are printed

on the sides of the respective vehicles. All model years have the model name printed on the side. The vehicle identification number can be found on the vehicle’s left rear wheel well. The following model years and model names are included in the recall:

Model Year(s)

Model Name

2021

2021

2020; 2021; 2022

2021; 2022

2021

2021

RZR TURBO S Velocity

RZR TURBO S 4 Velocity

RZR XP 1000

RZR XP 4 1000

RZR XP Turbo

RZR XP 4 Turbo

2021; 2022

2022

2021; 2022

2020; 2021; 2022

GENERAL 1000

GENERAL 4 1000

GENERAL XP 1000

GENERAL XP 4 1000

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair, including the installation of a new steering wheel. Polaris has advised consumers to cease using the vehicle. Polaris will contact all registered owners to provide further details.

Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received 33 reports of broken or cracked steering wheel spokes, including five reports of rollovers and two reports of injuries

Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2021 through October 2021 for between $18,600 and $28,900.

Importer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Firms that agree to cooperate with CPSC in order to quickly notify consumers about recalls and remedies are called Fast Track recalls.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is responsible for protecting the public against unreasonable risks of injury and death arising from the use of thousands upon thousands of types consumer products. Consumer product incidents result in more than $1 trillion in annual losses to the country due to deaths, injuries, and property damages. 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 prohibits anyone from selling products that are subject to a voluntary recall by a manufacturer, or a mandatory recall order by the Commission.

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