Recall: Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
On 2017-04-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2016 for about $6900 to $13300.
About 4,000 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 2nd 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 electronic power steering unit can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 model ATVs. The recalled ATVs have "Polaris" printed on the front grill and "Sportsman 450," "Sportsman 570," "Sportsman 850," "Sportsman 1000" or "Scrambler 1000" printed on the side of the steering column. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.
The following models are included in the recall:
|Model Year||Model Number||Model|
|2017||A17SEE50A1||SPORTSMAN 450 HO EPS SAGE GREEN|
|2017||A17SEE57A1||SPORTSMAN 570 EPS SAGE GREEN|
|2017||A17SEE57A7||SPORTSMAN 570 EPS INDY RED|
|2017||A17SEF57A4||SPORTSMAN 570 EPS UTILITY EDITION|
|2017||A17SEE57A9||SPORTSMAN 570 EPS PPC|
|2017||A17SDE57A2||SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EPS BRIGHT WHITE|
|2017||A17SHE57AL||SPORTSMAN 570 SP STEALTH BLACK|
|2017||A17SHE57AS||SPORTSMAN 570 SP SUNSET RED|
|2017||A17SHD57AG||SPORTSMAN 570 SP MATTE SAGEBRUSH GREEN|
|2017||A17SJE57AU||SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SP SILVER PEARL|
|2017||A17SWE57A1||SPORTSMAN X2 570 SAGE GREEN|
|2017||A17S6E57A1||SPORTSMAN 6X6 570 EPS SAGE GREEN|
|2017||A17SXE85A9||SPORTSMAN 850 SP PPC|
|2017||A17SXE85AB||SPORTSMAN 850 SP RADAR BLUE|
|2017||A17SXE85AM||SPORTSMAN 850 SP TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC|
|2017||A17SYE85AS||SPORTSMAN TOURING 850 SP SUNSET RED|
|2017||A17SXE95AL||SPORTSMAN XP 1000 STEALTH BLACK|
|2017||A17SYE95AK||SPORTSMAN TOURING XP 1000 BLACK PEARL|
|2017||A17SVE95AM||SCRAMBLER XP 1000 TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC|
These items were sold new+ at Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2016 through March 2017 for between $6,900 and $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 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" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Polaris has received 15 reports of the electronic power steering unit malfunctioning. 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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