Recall: Polaris Ranger 900 Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
On 2016-09-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Polaris Ranger 900 Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs) due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2013 for about $13200 to $16200.
About 40,000 units are involved in this Polaris recreational off-highway vehicle recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 11th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 1,000,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2014 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. "Ranger" is printed on the rear box, and "900" is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2014 Ranger 900 models and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2014 for between $13,200 and $16,200.
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" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Polaris has received 36 reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire, including reports of three minor burns and one sprained wrist.
+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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