Recall: 2009-2010 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
On 2009-12-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 2009-2010 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2009 for about $7500 to $10800.
About 9,000 units are involved in this Polaris all terrain vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2009.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 704-5290
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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
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Polaris has received 19 reports of incidents involving the recalled ATVs. No injuries have been reported.
+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 at CPSC.gov.
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