Recall: Polaris Scrambler all-terrain vehicle (ATVs)
On 2017-08-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Polaris Scrambler all-terrain vehicle (ATVs) due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2013 for about $13300.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Polaris atv recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2014 through 2017 Scrambler XP 1000 all-terrain vehicles. "Polaris" is stamped on the front grill and rear panel, and "Scrambler XP" on the center panel. The ATVs were sold in black, lime, red and white. Model numbers A14GH9EAW, A15SVE95AW, A16SVE95AM, A16SVE95AA and A17SVE95AM are included on this recall. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by vehicle identification number (VIN) visit www.polaris.com
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2017 for about $13,300.
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 ATVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair.
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 nine reports of the throttle release switch failing, including two minor injuries.
+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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