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Polaris Youth RZR & Sportsman 570 Added to List of Recalled Vehicles


July, 2017 — Polaris issued two new recall notices this month. The 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570 All-terrain vehicles and 2015-2017 Polaris Youth RZR 170 are just the latest in a series Polaris ATVs and UTVs to be recalled due to fire hazard. Of the Sportsman, the Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that fuel can leak into the headlight pod and catch on fire. The RZR 170 recall notice states that “the fuel tank neck can crack or the wiring harness can overheat or short circuit, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.” Polaris has issued over 10 recalls of vehicles in the last 4 years to fix various flaws related to fires and burns. There have been reports of severe injuries and death associated with Polaris vehicle fires.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and UTVs and contact Polaris for repair. To see if your Polaris vehicle has been recalled, please visit the Polaris recall website.

Date of RecallYear(s) and Model(s) Recalled
(Click to View Recall Notice)
July 20172015-2017 Youth RZR 170Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards
July 20172014 Sportsman 570Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards
April 20172015 Ranger 900Fire and Burn Hazards
March 20172015 & 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000Burn and Fire Hazards
March 20172016 & 2017 RZR and GENERAL ROVsBurn and Fire Hazards
December 20162014-2017 Sportsman 570Fire Hazard
September 20162016 RXR XP TurboFire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries
April 20162013-2016 RZRFire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries, One Death
September 20162014 Ranger 900 and 2015 & 2016 Ranger 570Fire and Burn Hazard
April 20162013-2016 RZRFire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries, One Death
October 20152015 Polaris RZR 900 & 1000Potential Fire Hazard
July 2015Youth RZRFire Hazard

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