Fuel Leak, Crash Hazards Prompt Two Recalls from Polaris
the company has received 30 reports of fuel leaks associated with one of the recalls
Polaris Industries has announced a pair of recalls for recreational vehicles due to various safety hazards.
First, the company is recalling about 1,160 RZR 570 and RZR S 570 recreational off-road vehicles (ROVs). In the affected vehicles, the front brake can detach, posing crash and injury hazards. No injuries have been reported, to date.
The two-seat ROVs have Polaris stamped on the front grill and RZR or RZR S on the side of the rear cargo. The model number can be found on the manufacturing data label, near the right front fender.
They were available at Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2016 through June 2017 for about $8,500.
Next, Polaris is recalling about 25,600 Sportsman 570 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) after reports indicating that fuel can leak into the headlight pod, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.
The ATVs were sold in several colors. Polaris is printed on the front grill, and Sportsman 570 is printed on the side panel. For a list of the recalled model numbers, see the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) release.
Polaris has received 30 reports of fuel leaks and four incidents involving a fire. No injuries have been reported.
Customers could purchase the vehicles at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through May 2017 for between $6,500 and $7,700.
Consumers with questions about these recalls can contact Polaris at (800) 765-2747.