Polaris Recalls RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)>
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Recall Alert
Recall Date: 12-10-2015
Name of Product: Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROV)
Hazard: The turbo charger’s oil drain line can leak, posing a fire hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner.
Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at 888-704-5290 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.
Units: About 2,230 vehicles
Description: This recall involves model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles with Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) 3NSVDE925GF454105 through 3NSVDE923GF459495.
RZR XP Turbos were sold in graphite, orange and blue color schemes. A “Turbo” decal is located on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.
The VIN is on the driver’s side rear frame rail, above the PVT cover. VINs are not sequential and not all VINs in the range are included in this recall.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received two reports of RZR XP Turbos with oil leaks and two reports of the vehicles catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2015 through November 2015 for about $25,000.
Distributor: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured in: Mexico
The VIN is on the driver’s side rear frame rail, above the PVT cover.
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