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Polaris Issues Stop Ride / Stop Sale for Some Model Year 2020-2023 Sportsman 1000 S and Scrambler 1000 S ATVs


Polaris has determined that, if fuel spills while refueling on some Model Year 2020-2023 Sportsman 1000 S and Scrambler 1000 S ATVs, fuel can ignite by electrostatic discharge outside the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard and risk of serious injury.


Number of affected vehicles: approximately 10,660 units globally


Number of incidents: Polaris has identified 16 reports of fire as a result of this concern, including one report of personal injury and one report of property damage.


Consumers should immediately stop using the impacted units. Polaris is currently evaluating a comprehensive action plan to correct this concern at no cost to consumers and will contact affected consumers once determined. 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.