Polaris Recalls Some Model Year 2022 PATRIOT 850 MATRYX Snowmobiles Equipped With Electric Start>
Polaris has determined that some Model Year 2022 PATRIOT 850 MATRYX snowmobiles equipped with electric start can have an increased risk of ring gear failure. The failure can cause the clutch or clutch components to be separated from the unit, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Number of affected vehicles: approximately 4,600 units globally
Number of incidents: Polaris has identified nine reports of ring gear failure, including four 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, 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 has notified dealers and is contacting impacted registered owners directly. 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.
*Polaris issued a Stop Ride / Stop Sale notice on July 13, 2023, following our notification to CPSC. On November 30, 2023 Polaris announced the voluntary recall in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC Recall No. 24-722)