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Safety Alert

Polaris Recalls Ranger ROVs Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Polaris Ranger 570 ROVs

Hazard: The ROVs can overheat during heavy engine loading, slow-speed intermittent use and/or high outdoor temperatures and catch fire.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on "Off-Road Safety Recalls" on the main page for more information.

Units: About 43,000

Description: This recall involves 2015 and 2016 model year Polaris Ranger 570 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). They have either two or four seats and a rear box. "Ranger" is printed on the rear box and "570" is printed on the hood. "Polaris" is stamped onto the front grill. The ROVs were sold in several colors. The following models are included in the recall.

Model Year

2015

Models

Model Year

2016

Models

Ranger 570

Ranger 570 2x4

Ranger 570 EPS

Ranger 570

Ranger 570 EPS HD

Ranger 570 EPS

Ranger Crew 570

Ranger 570 EPS HD

Ranger Crew 570 EPS

Ranger 570 EPS ZUG

 

Ranger Crew 570

 

Ranger Crew 570 EPS

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received seven reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

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

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2014 through June 2016 for between $10,000 and $12,500.

Importer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in: Mexico