Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire, Burn Hazards

the heat shield can fall off the vehicle

Polaris Recalls Ranger Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire, Burn Hazards
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September 15, 2016

Polaris has issued a recall involving 42,500 model year 2014 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).

The heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.

To date, Polaris has received 36 reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire, including reports of three minor burns and one sprained wrist.

The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. Ranger is printed on the rear box, and 900 is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2014 Ranger 900 models and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are included in this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

For further information, consumers can contact Polaris at (800) 765-2747.