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Polaris Recalls RANGER 900 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Number: 17-132

 

Polaris Recalls Ranger 900 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards 

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Polaris Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: A heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.

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 and 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 51,000

Description: This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver’s side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.

 

 Model Year

 Model Number

 Model

 2015

 R15RTA87AA

 RANGER 900 XP SAGE GREEN

 2015

 R15RTA87AR

 RANGER 900 XP SOLAR RED

 2015

 R15RTA87AC

 RANGER XP 900 POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

 2015

 R15RTE87AA

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SAGE GREEN

 2015

 R15RTE87AR

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SOLAR RED

 2015

 R15RUA87AA

 RANGER CREW 900 SAGE GREEN

 2015

 R15RUA87AR

 RANGER CREW 900 SOLAR RED

 2015

 R15RUY87AA

 RANGER CREW 900-6 SAGE GREEN

 2015

 R15RTE87AK

 RANGER XP 900 EPS BLACK PEARL

 2015

 R15RTE87AM

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY

 2015

 R15RTE87AS

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED

 2015

 R15RTE87AW

 RANGER XP 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

 2015

 R15RTE87AX

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SANDSTONE METALLIC

 2015

 R15RTE87AZ

 RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED SILVER

 2015

 R15RTE87AB

 RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER EDITION

 2015

 R15RUE87AC

 RANGER CREW 900 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

 2015

 R15RUE87AM

 RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY

 2015

 R15RUE87AS

 RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUNSET RED

 2015

 R15RUE87AW

 RANGER CREW 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

 2015

 R15RUZ87AC

 RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

 2015

 R15RUZ87AS

 RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS SUNSET RED

 2015

 R15RUZ87AW

 RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

 2015

 R15RTE87AV

 RANGER XP 900 EPS VOGUE SILVER DELUXE

 2015

 R15RTE87A5

 RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER DELUXE EDITION

 2015

 R15RTE87A2

 RANGER XP 900 EPS NORTHSTAR DELUXE


 

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through March 2017 for between $13,400 and $21,300.

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

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

Manufactured in: U.S. and Mexico

 

Photos

2015 RANGER CREW 900 SOLAR RED
2015 RANGER CREW 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING
RANGER XP 900 EPS SANDSTONE METALLIC
RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER EDITION
Vehicle identification number (VIN) location on the ROVs
 
 

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

 

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

 

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

 

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