9/15/2016 1:00:00 PM

Polaris Recalls Ranger ROVs Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)


U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert

 

Recall Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016

 

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Polaris-Recalls-Ranger-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles/

 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: MY 2014 Polaris Ranger 900 ROVs

Hazard: If the ROVs are subjected to certain conditions (e.g., heavy engine loading, slow speed intermittent use, and/or high ambient temperatures) the vehicle may generate heat sufficient to pose a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumer Contact: 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” on the main page for more information.

 

Recall Details

Units: About 42,500

Description: This recall involves model year 2014 Polaris Ranger XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). They have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box and “900” is printed on the hood. “Polaris” is stamped onto the front grill. The ROVs were sold in several colors. The following models are included in the recall.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2014 for between $13,199 and $16,199.

 

Model Year 2014 Ranger 900 ROVs

Model Year

Model

US MSRP

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Titanium Metallic

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Browning

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Sunset Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS White Lightning

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 NUCLEAR SUNSET ORANGE DELUXE

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Sage Green

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Sage Green

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS BLUE FIRE LE

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Polaris Pursuit

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Solar Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Solar Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Browning

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Titanium Metallic

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Sage Green

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Sage Green

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS White Lightning

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 NUCLEAR SUNSET ORANGE DELUXE

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Polaris Pursuit

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS BLUE FIRE LE

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Sunset Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 EPS Solar Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER XP 900 Solar Red

 $ 13,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 Sage Green

 $ 14,399.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 Solar Red

 $ 14,399.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 Sage Green

 $ 14,399.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 Solar Red

 $ 14,399.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Matte Metallic LE

 $ 16,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Polaris Pursuit Camo

 $ 16,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Sunset Red LE

 $ 16,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Matte Metallic LE

 $ 16,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Polaris Pursuit Camo

 $ 16,199.00

2014

RANGER CREW 900 EPS Sunset Red LE

 $ 16,199.00

 

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 36 reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire. Three minor burns, and one sprained wrist have been reported.

Importer/Distributor: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota

Manufactured in: United States, Mexico

 

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