Recall: Polaris Ranger 570 ROVs
On 2016-06-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Polaris Ranger 570 ROVs due to a potential Fire Risk hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2014 for about $10000 to $12500.
About 40,000 units are involved in this (s)Polaris Industries ranger recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Ovens & Ranges / Stoves category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The ROVs can overheat during heavy engine loading, slow-speed intermittent use and/or high outdoor temperatures and catch fire.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 2015 and 2016 model year Polaris Ranger 570 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). They have either two or four seats and a rear box. "Ranger" is printed on the rear box and "570" is printed on the hood. "Polaris" is stamped onto the front grill. The ROVs were sold in several colors. The following models are included in the recall.
|Model Year 2015||Models||Model Year 2016||Models|
|Ranger 570||Ranger 570 2x4|
|Ranger 570 EPS||Ranger 570|
|Ranger 570 EPS HD||Ranger 570 EPS|
|Ranger Crew 570||Ranger 570 EPS HD|
|Ranger Crew 570 EPS||Ranger 570 EPS ZUG|
|Ranger Crew 570|
|Ranger Crew 570 EPS|
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2014 through June 2016 for between $10,000 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:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers 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" on the main page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Polaris has received seven reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire. 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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