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Polaris Recalls Sportsman All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

Recall Date: April 13, 2017

Recall Number: 17-740

       

Polaris Recalls Sportsman All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: The electronic power steering unit can malfunction, posing a crash 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” for more information.

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 3,800

Description: This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris Sportsman 450, 570, 850, 1000 and Scrambler 1000 model ATVs. The recalled ATVs have “Polaris” printed on the front grill and “Sportsman 450,” “Sportsman 570,” “Sportsman 850,” “Sportsman 1000” or “Scrambler 1000” printed on the side of the steering column. The ATVs were sold in several colors. The model number is located on the fuel tank cover. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.

The following models are included in the recall:

 

 Model Year

 Model Number

 Model

 2017

 A17SEE50A1

 SPORTSMAN 450 HO EPS SAGE GREEN

 2017

 A17SEE57A1

 SPORTSMAN 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

 2017

 A17SEE57A7

 SPORTSMAN 570 EPS INDY RED

 2017

 A17SEF57A4

 SPORTSMAN 570 EPS UTILITY EDITION

 2017

 A17SEE57A9

 SPORTSMAN 570 EPS PPC

 2017

 A17SDE57A2

 SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EPS BRIGHT WHITE

 2017

 A17SHE57AL

 SPORTSMAN 570 SP STEALTH BLACK

 2017

 A17SHE57AS

 SPORTSMAN 570 SP SUNSET RED

 2017

 A17SHD57AG

 SPORTSMAN 570 SP MATTE SAGEBRUSH GREEN

 2017

 A17SJE57AU

 SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 SP SILVER PEARL

 2017

 A17SWE57A1

 SPORTSMAN X2 570 SAGE GREEN

 2017

 A17S6E57A1

 SPORTSMAN 6X6 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

 2017

 A17SXE85A9

 SPORTSMAN 850 SP PPC

 2017

 A17SXE85AB

 SPORTSMAN 850 SP RADAR BLUE

 2017

 A17SXE85AB

 SPORTSMAN 850 SP TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

 2017

 A17SYE85AS

 SPORTSMAN TOURING 850 SP SUNSET RED

 2017

 A17SXE95AL

 SPORTSMAN XP 1000 STEALTH BLACK

 2017

 A17SYE95AK

 SPORTSMAN TOURING XP 1000 BLACK PEARL

 2017

 A17SVE95AM

 SCRAMBLER XP 1000 TITANIUM MATTE METALLIC

 

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 15 reports of the electronic power steering unit malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2016 through March 2017 for between $6,900 and $13,300.

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

Manufactured in: U.S.

 

Photos 

MY 2017 Sportsman 450
MY 2017 Sportsman 570
MY 2017 Sportsman 570 6x6 EPS Sage Green
MY 2017 Sportsman 850 sp Matte-Sunset Red
MY 2017 Sportsman 850 Titanium- Matte
VSportsman 570 VIN location
Sportsman 570 6x6 VIN location
Sportsman 850/1000 VIN location
 
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.

 

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

 

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline

Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:

800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)

Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime

Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

 

Media Contact

Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: 301-504-7908

Spanish: 301-504-7800