Polaris Recalls RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard
Severe Burn Injuries have been reported
Polaris is recalling all (nearly 13,000) model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The vehicles' engine can overheat and turbo system's drain tube can loosen, posing a fire hazard.
To date, Polaris has received 19 reports of the ROVs catching on fire, resulting in six reports of burn injuries. One of the reported fires occurred in Utah's American Fork Canyon, which led to a young child suffering severe burns and 15 acres of forest land being destroyed.
The ROVs were sold in blue, gray, orange and red and have two or four seats and a rear box. RZR is printed on the rear box or on the right and left rear fenders and Turbo on the hood or on the right and left front fenders. Polaris is stamped onto the front grill.
All model 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. Consumers will receive an extended warranty on each repaired RZR Turbo and a discount towards the purchase of a new vehicle.
For further information regarding this recall, consumers can contact Polaris at (800)765-2747.