Polaris Recalls RANGER Off-Road Vehicles Due to Fire and Crash Hazards

Name of Product: Model Year 2023 RANGER XP 1000 NorthStar and XP 1000 NorthStar Crew Off-Road Vehicles

Hazard: An improperly installed center brake line can cause the rear brake circuit to remain pressurized during operation, resulting in overheated brakes and reduced braking performance, posing fire and crash hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: November 09, 2023

Units: About 1,025 (In addition, about 40 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

Description: This recall involves certain VINs of Model Year 2023 RANGER XP 1000 NorthStar and XP 1000 NorthStar Crew vehicles. The RANGER vehicles were sold in the following colors: blue, brown, camouflage, graphite and white. They were sold in three and six-seat configurations and have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille. The model number and VIN are printed on a portion of the left rear frame (on the driver’s side of the vehicle) under the cargo box.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Polaris or an authorized Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection, and repair if needed. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicles and is contacting registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has identified one report of fire and three reports of kinked brake lines. Polaris is not aware of any reports of crashes or injuries.

Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from June 2023 through September 2023 for between $27,900 and $37,700.

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota

Manufactured In: United States