Washington DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 24, 2015
Name of product: Polaris Youth RZR recreational off-highway vehicle
Hazard: The vehicle’s fuel pump can leak, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.
Units: About 4,300
Description: This recall involves Model Year 2015 Polaris Youth RZR® 170 EFI recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R15YAV17AA/AF and VINs between RF3YAV170FT000076 and RF3YAV17XFT005141. To see the complete list, visit the firm’s website. The VIN is on the left-hand front frame tube. They were sold in both blue and red. The blue models have a “170 EFI” decal on the right and left side of the hood and an “RZR” decal on the right and left front fenders. The red models have a “170 EFI” decal on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Polaris RZR vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner of an affected product.
Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from October 2014 through June 2015 for about $4,600.
Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
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