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Polaris Recalls RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

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Polaris Recalls RZR Recreational Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Name of Product:

Model Year 2022 RZR Pro R 4 Premium and RZR Pro R 4 Ultimate Recreational Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard:

An incorrectly routed battery cable can contact the prop shaft during use, which can result in an electrical short, posing a fire hazard.

Recall Date:

April 28, 2022

Units:

About 1,160 (In addition, about 11 were sold in Canada) 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves certain VINs of Model Year 2022 RZR Pro R 4 Premium and Ultimate vehicles. The recalled vehicles were sold in the following colors: black, blue and lime. The recalled vehicles were sold in a four-seat configuration. POLARIS is stamped on the front grille and POLARIS and RZR are printed on the sides of the vehicles. The model name is also printed on the side of the chassis. The VIN is located on the vehicle’s frame in the left rear wheel well.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. The dealer will re-route the battery cable, and if needed, replace it free of charge. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicles and is contacting registered owners directly to provide more details about the repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report that a vehicle lost power after start up. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Sold At:

Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2021 through April 2022 for between $39,000 and $45,000.

Importer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota

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 the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

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