Polaris Recalls GENERAL Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires

Polaris Recalls GENERAL Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard
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August 22, 2017

Polaris has issued a recall for about 1,600 GENERAL recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).

On the affected vehicles—inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, posing a crash hazard.

Recall Details

This recall involves all model year 2017 Polaris GENERAL Base and GENERAL Hunter two-seat, side-by-side ROVs. The GENERAL Base was sold in red and the GENERAL Hunter was sold in camo. Polaris is printed on the front grill, GENERAL is printed on the rear panel, and 1000 is printed on the front panel. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is printed on the left rear vehicle frame below the cargo box.

The recalled ROVs were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from June 2016 through July 2017 for between $16,300 and $19,000 each.

To date, Polaris has not received reports of any incidents or injuries related to this recall.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Polaris for a new tire pressure label and addendum to the owner's manual. All known purchasers are being contacted directly.

Those with additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact Polaris at (800) 765-2747.