Recall: Polaris Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
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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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.
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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.
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.
+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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