Recall: 2013 Polaris Ranger 400 Recreational Off-highway Vehicles
On 2013-01-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 2013 Polaris Ranger 400 Recreational Off-highway Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2012 for about $8300.
About 300 units are involved in this Polaris recreational off-highway vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 704-5290
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What is the problem?
The recreational vehicle's throttle can fail to operate properly, which can cause the vehicle's rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2013 Polaris Ranger 400 recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R13RH45AG and VIN numbers between 4XARH45A3D4726305 and 4XARH45A7DE648444. Not all VIN numbers in the range are included in this recall. To see a complete list of recalled VIN numbers visit the firm's website.
"Polaris" is stamped on the front of the vehicle above the front grill. A "400 HO" decal is located on the right and left side of the hood and "Ranger 4x4" is printed on the side of the rear bed box. The vehicles are green and gray in color. The model number is printed in the owner's manual.
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2012 through September 2012 for about $8,300.
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 Polaris Ranger vehicles and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly.
Polaris; toll-free at (888)704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polarisindustries.com and click on Help Center under the Services and Support tab, then Common Rider Questions, then Service bulletins/recalls to check your VIN number.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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