What is the problem?
The front suspension ball joint stem can separate from the steering knuckle and cause the rider to lose steering control, posing a risk of injury or death to riders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2009 and 2010 Polaris Sportsman ATVs (models listed below) with certain VIN numbers. The ATVs were manufactured between January and August 2009. The VIN number and manufacture date are located on the right front of the ATV on the frame rail next to the front shock.
|Model Year||Model Name|
|2009||Sportsman XP 550|
|2009||Sportsman XP 550 EPS|
|2010||Sportsman X2 550|
|2010||Sportsman Touring 550|
|2009/2010||Sportsman XP 850|
|2009/2010||Sportsman XP850 EPS|
|2010||Sportsman Touring 850|
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from February 2009 through November 2009 for between $7,500 and $10,800.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact their local Polaris dealer to determine if your model and VIN number are included in this recall and to schedule a free repair. Polaris is directly contacting registered owners about the recall.
For additional information, contact Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.polarisindustries.com
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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Company Website: www.polarisindustries.com
Company Phone: (888) 704-5290
What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.