Polaris Issues Stop Ride / Stop Sale for Some Model Year 2022-2024 MATRYX Snowmobiles equipped with PATRIOT 650 & PATRIOT 850 engines>
Polaris has determined that some Model Year 2022-2024 MATRYX Snowmobiles equipped with PATRIOT 650 & PATRIOT 850 engines can have an increased risk of primary (drive) clutch failure due to post cracking. The failure can cause the clutch or clutch components to be separated from the unit, posing a potential injury hazard to consumers.
Number of affected vehicles: approximately 13,000 units globally
Number of incidents: Polaris has identified 100 reports of clutch failure, including nine reports where the clutch components separated from the unit. Polaris is aware of one report of personal injury associated with this concern.
This concern also affects clutch service parts. If the clutch on your vehicle has been replaced with part number 1323613 or 1323614, it is also affected. Your Polaris dealer will contact you if your unit has an affected service part.
Consumers should immediately stop using the impacted units and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. DO NOT attempt any repairs yourself.
Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.
Polaris has reported this matter to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
To search off-road recalls by model or vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if your unit is affected by any recalls, visit the Off-Road Safety Recalls page or call Polaris at 800-765-2747.