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Safety Alert

Polaris Recalls Ranger 900 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

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 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

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

Remedy: Repair

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

Units: About 51,000

Description: This recall involves all model year 2015 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). 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 2015 Ranger 900 models and vehicle identification numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. The VIN is printed on the frame on the driver's side towards the rear of the vehicle. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com.

Model Year

Model Number

Model

2015

R15RTA87AA

RANGER 900 XP SAGE GREEN

2015

R15RTA87AR

RANGER 900 XP SOLAR RED

2015

R15RTA87AC

RANGER XP 900 POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

2015

R15RTE87AA

RANGER XP 900 EPS SAGE GREEN

2015

R15RTE87AR

RANGER XP 900 EPS SOLAR RED

2015

R15RUA87AA

RANGER CREW 900 SAGE GREEN

2015

R15RUA87AR

RANGER CREW 900 SOLAR RED

2015

R15RUY87AA

RANGER CREW 900-6 SAGE GREEN

2015

R15RTE87AK

RANGER XP 900 EPS BLACK PEARL

2015

2015

R15RTE87AM

RANGER XP 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY

2015

R15RTE87AS

RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED

2015

R15RTE87AW

RANGER XP 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2015

R15RTE87AX

RANGER XP 900 EPS SANDSTONE METALLIC

2015

R15RTE87AZ

RANGER XP 900 EPS SUNSET RED SILVER

2015

R15RTE87AB

RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER EDITION

2015

R15RUE87AC

RANGER CREW 900 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

2015

R15RUE87AM

RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUPER STEEL GRAY

2015

R15RUE87AS

RANGER CREW 900 EPS SUNSET RED

2015

R15RUE87AW

RANGER CREW 900 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2015

R15RUZ87AC

RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

2015

R15RUZ87AS

RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS SUNSET RED

2015

R15RUZ87AW

RANGER CREW 900-6 EPS WHITE LIGHTNING

2015

R15RTE87AV

RANGER XP 900 EPS VOGUE SILVER DELUXE

2015

R15RTE87A5

RANGER XP 900 EPS HUNTER DELUXE EDITION

2015

R15RTE87A2

RANGER XP 900 EPS NORTHSTAR DELUXE EDITION

 

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 13 incident reports involving the recalled ROVs, including five reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumer 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 April 2014 through March 2017 for between $13,400 and $21,300.

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

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

Manufactured In: USA and Mexico