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Recall: Polaris Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)

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On 2017-03-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Polaris Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs) due to a potential burn and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $12800 to $24000.

About 10,000 units are involved in this Polaris vehicles recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 3rd recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2017. Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls, involving about 900,000 product units.

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Polaris Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
Image of Recalled 2016 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED 882673
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Website: polaris.com
Phone: 800-765-2747

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What is the problem?

The vehicle engine can misfire and the temperatures of the exhaust and nearby components can get too hot and cause the components to melt, and/or a contaminated brake master cylinder may cause unintended brake drag, posing burn and fire hazards.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves model year 2016 and 2017 RZR 900, 1000, Turbo and GENERAL 1000 recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). "Polaris" is printed on the front grill and "RZR" or "GENERAL" is printed on the side of the rear cargo area. The ROVs were sold in various colors. The following models are included in the recall.

Model Year Model Number Model
2016 R16RGE99A7 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED
2016 R16RGE99AE POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS DELUXE ORANGEBURST
2016 R16RGE99AV POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE
2017 R17RGE99A7 POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS INDY RED
2017 R17RGE99A9 POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS HUNTER ED CAMO
2017 R17RGE99AM POLARIS GEN 1000 EPS DXE TITANMATTEMETAL
2017 R17RGE99AW POLARIS GENERAL 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING
2017 R17RHE99AU POLARIS GENERAL 4 1000 EPS SILVER PEARL
2016 Z16VAA87A2 RZR 900 WHITE LIGHTNING
2016 Z16VAE87AL RZR 900 EPS TRAIL STEALTH BLACK
2016 Z16VAE87AU RZR 900 EPS TRAIL MATTE TURBO SILVER
2016 Z16VAX87AM RZR 900 EPS XC EDITION TITANIUM M METALLIC
2016 Z16VBA87A2 RZR S 900 WHITE LIGHTNING
2016 Z16VBA87AB RZR S 900 PAINT BLUE FIRE
2016 Z16VBE87AE RZR S 900 EPS SPECTRA ORANGE
2016 Z16VBE87AS RZR S 900 EPS MATTE SUNSET RED
2016 Z16VBE99AB RZR S 1000 EPS BLUE FIRE METALLIC
2016 Z16VBE99AK RZR S 1000 EPS BLACK PEARL
2016 Z16VBE99AW RZR S 1000 EPS MATTE WHITE LIGHTNING
2016 Z16VCE87AE RZR 4 900 EPS SPECTRA ORANGE
2016 Z16VCE87AS RZR 4 900 EPS MATTE SUNSET RED
2016 Z16VDE99AM RZR XP 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC
2016 Z16VDE99AS RZR XP 1000 EPS SUNSET RED
2016 Z16VDM99AM RZR XP 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER TITANIUM MATTE
2016 Z16VFE92AE RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS SPECTRA ORANGE
2016 Z16VFE92AH RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS GRAPHITE CRYSTAL
2016 Z16VFE92AS RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS MATTE SUNSET RED
2016 Z16VFE92AW RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS MATTE WHITE LIGHTNING
2016 Z16VFE99AM RZR XP 4 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC
2016 Z16VFE99AS RZR XP 4 1000 EPS SUNSET RED
2016 Z16VFM99AM RZR XP 4 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER ED TITANIUM M
2017 Z17VAA87A2 RZR 900 WHITE LIGHTNING
2017 Z17VAE87AB RZR 900 EPS BLUE FIRE
2017 Z17VAE87AK RZR 900 EPS BLACK PEARL
2017 Z17VAX87AK RZR 900 EPS XC BLACK PEARL
2017 Z17VBA87A2 RZR S 900 WHITE LIGHTNING
2017 Z17VBE87AB RZR S 900 EPS VELOCITY BLUE
2017 Z17VBE87AK RZR S 900 EPS BLACK PEARL
2017 Z17VBE99AL RZR S 1000 EPS STEALTH BLACK
2017 Z17VBE99AR RZR S 1000 EPS INDY RED
2017 Z17VCE87AB RZR 4 900 EPS VELOCITY BLUE
2017 Z17VCE87AK RZR 4 900 EPS BLACK PEARL
2017 Z17VDE92AK RZR XP TURBO EPS CRUISER BLACK
2017 Z17VDE92AM RZR XP TURBO EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC
2017 Z17VDE99AM RZR XP 1000 EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC
2017 Z17VDE99AW RZR XP 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING
2017 Z17VDK99AK RZR XP 1000 EPS VELOCITY BLUE LE
2017 Z17VDM99AB RZR XP 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER VEL BLUE
2017 Z17VDR99AZ RZR XP 1000 EPS BOULDERS ED MATTE GOLD
2017 Z17VFE92AK RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS CRUISER BLACK
2017 Z17VFE92AM RZR XP 4 TURBO EPS TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC
2017 Z17VFE99AM RZR XP 4 1000 EPS TITANIUM METALLIC
2017 Z17VFE99AW RZR XP 4 1000 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING
2017 Z17VFM99AB RZR XP 4 1000 EPS HIGH LIFTER ED VEL BLUE

These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2015 through February 2017 for between $12,800 and $24,000.

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 for a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly, and consumers can check their VIN on the Polaris website.

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. In addition, check your vehicle identification number (VIN) on the "Product Safety Recalls" page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Polaris has received 14 reports of vehicles catching fire related to the brake master cylinder and one report of fire and two reports of melting vehicle components related to an engine misfire. No injuries have been reported.

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+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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