12/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

Polaris Recalls Sportsman 570 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard


Recall Date: December 29, 2016

Recall Number: 17-DRAFT FOR CLEARANCE           

Polaris Recalls Sportsman 570 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Sportsman 570 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)

 

Hazard: The air intake duct can contact the fuel rail and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.

 

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs 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” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

 

Units: About 9,900

 

Description: This recall involves model year 2014 through 2016 Sportsman 570 Touring and X2 model ATVs and model year 2017 Sportsman 570 6x6 model ATVs. The recalled ATVs have one or two seats with four or six tires. “Sportsman” and the model type are printed on the side of the steering column and “Polaris” is printed near the front grill. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The vehicle identification numbers (VIN) are printed on the front or rear frame near the back tire. Recalled VIN numbers are at www.polaris.com.

 

Polaris 2014 - 2017 Sportsman 570 Touring, 6x6, X2

Model Year

Model Number

Model

Price

2014

A14DH57AA

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EFI SAGE GREEN

 $           7,700.00

2014

A14DH57AJ

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EFI BRIGHT WHITE

 $           7,700.00

2015

A15SDA57AA

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SAGE GREEN

 $           7,800.00

2015

A15SDE57AJ

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EPS BRIGHT WHITE

 $           8,700.00

2015

A15SJE57AS

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SP SUNSET RED

 $           9,400.00

2015

A15SJE57AV

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SP BLUE FIRE

 $           9,400.00

2015

A15SWE57AA

SPORTSMAN X2 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

 $           9,700.00

2015

A15SWE57AD

SPORTSMAN X2 570 EPS INDY RED

 $           9,700.00

2016

A16SDA57A1

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SAGE GREEN

 $           7,800.00

2016

A16SDE57A2

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EPS BRIGHT WHITE

 $           8,700.00

2016

A16SJE57AB

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SP BLUE FIRE

 $           9,400.00

2016

A16SWE57A1

SPORTSMAN X2 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

 $           9,700.00

2016

A16SWE57A7

SPORTSMAN X2 570 EPS INDY RED

 $           9,700.00

2017

A17S6E57A1

SPORTSMAN 6X6 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

 $         11,000.00

 

 

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 35 reports of damaged fuel rails and leaks. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2013 through December 2016 for between $7,700 and $11,000.

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

Manufactured in: U.S. and Mexico

 

 

Photos

 

Photo 1: Polaris 2014 Sportsman Touring 570 Bright White

 

 

Photo 2: Polaris 2015 Sportsman Touring 570 SP Blue Fire

 

 

Photo 3: Polaris 2015 Sportsman X2 570 EPS Indy Red

 

 

Photo 4: Polaris 2016 Sportsman Touring 570 SP Blue Fire

 

 

Photo 5: Polaris 2016 Sportsman X2 570 EPS Sage Green

 

 

Photo 6: Polaris 2017 Sportsman 6X6 570 EPS Sage Green

 

 

Photo 7: Vehicle identification number (VIN) location

 

 

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