CPSC: Model Year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV, and Ranger EV LI-ION Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
On 2018-09-05, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Model Year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV, and Ranger EV LI-ION Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs) due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2017 for about $9000 to $12500.
About 1,000 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 10th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The front lower control arms can separate, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves model year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV and Ranger EV LI-ION recreational off-highway vehicles. The Ranger 500 vehicles were sold in red and green. They have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille, "500" decals on the front fenders, and "Ranger" decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger 570 vehicles were sold in two- and four-seat models in green, blue, and camo. They have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille, "570" decals on the front fenders, and "Ranger" decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger EV vehicles were sold in gray and camo. They have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille and "Ranger" decals on the rear fenders. The Ranger EV LI-ION vehicles were sold in camo. They have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille and "Ranger" decals on the rear fenders.
The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and model number may be found on a label inside the left rear wheel well.
|R18RMA50B1||RANGER 500 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN|
|R18RMA50B4||RANGER 500 - INMOLD SOLAR RED|
|R18RMA57B1||RANGER 570 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN|
|R18RMA57B9||RANGER 570 - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|R18RMAE4G8||RANGER EV - INMOLD AVALANCHE GRAY|
|R18RMAE4G9||RANGER EV - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|R18RMAL4G9||RANGER EV LI-ION - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO|
|R18RME57BV||RANGER 570 EPS - PAINT NAVY BLUE METALLIC|
|R18RNA57B1||RANGER CREW 570-4 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN|
|R18RNA57B9||RANGER CREW 570-4 POLARIS PUR CAM|
|R18RNE57BV||RANGER CREW 570-4 EPS - NAVY BLUE MET|
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2017 through July 2018 for between $9,000 and $12,500.
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:
Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all registered owners directly.
Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on "Off Road Safety Recalls" for more information. In addition, check your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the "Product Safety Recalls" page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Polaris has received six reports of lower control arms separating. 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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