Recall: Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs)
On 2018-08-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Recreational Off-highway Vehicles (ROVs) due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2016 for about $3800 to $5000.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Polaris recreational off-highway vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 7th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The front suspension lower ball joint can separate over time, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2017-2018 Polaris ACE 150 and model year 2018 Polaris Ranger 150 recreational off-highway vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in red and white. The recalled ACE 150 vehicles have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille, a "POLARIS" decal on the bottom of the cab frame and an "ACE" decal on the rear fender. The VIN is located on the vehicle frame in the left rear wheel well and the model number is printed on the emissions label on the frame in the left front wheel well. The recalled Ranger 150 vehicles have "POLARIS" stamped on the front grille, a "150" decal on the front fender and a "RANGER" decal on the rear fender. The VIN is located on the vehicle frame in the left rear wheel well and the model number is printed on the emissions label on the frame in the right front wheel well.
|Polaris Model Year 2017 - 2018 ACE & Ranger 150|
|2017||A17HAA15A7||ACE 150 EFI INDY RED|
|2017||A17HAA15B7||ACE 150 EFI INDY RED (CA)|
|2018||A18HAA15B2||ACE 150 EFI, BRIGHT WHITE, LE|
|2018||A18HZA15B4||RANGER 150 EFI SOLAR RED|
|2018||A18HAA15B7||ACE 150 EFI, INDY RED|
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2016 through July 2018 for between $3,800 and $5,000.
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 a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all registered owners 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" 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 10 reports of joints separating. 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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