Last Friday, Polaris issued a recall of 51,00 model year 2015 Ranger 900 ROVs due to fire and burn hazard. According to Polaris, the hazard is caused by a heat shield falling off the vehicle. Polaris has issued 10 recalls of vehicles in the last 4 years to fix various flaws. The number of Polaris vehicles recalled totals well-over 252,000. Polaris vehicle fires have resulted in numerous injuries and the death of a 15-year-old child.
- June 2013 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recalled due to burn hazard
- July 2015 Polaris Youth RZR recalled due to fire hazard
- September 2016 Polaris Ranger 570 ROV due to fire and burn hazard and
- 2016 Polaris Ranger 900 recalled due to fire hazard
- April 2016 Polaris RZR recalled due to fire hazard after 160 reported incidents, 19 reported injured and the death of a 15-year-old passenger.
- September 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo recalled due to fire hazard after 19 reported incidents, and six reported injuries including the severe injury of a young child.
- December 2016 Polaris Sportsman 570 recalled due to Fire Hazard
- March 2017 Polaris General 1000, RZR 900, RZR 1000, RZR Turbo recalled due to burn and fire hazard
- March 2017 Polaris Sportsman 850 and 1000 recalled due to fire hazard after reports of at least 793 incidents.
- April 2017 Polaris Ranger 900 recalled due to fire and burn hazard.
We implore sports enthusiasts and off-roaders to use caution and check to see if their vehicles have been recalled. Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt is currently representing a number of clients injured by Polaris vehicle fires and we are accepting cases in all 50 states. If you have been injured by a fire from a Polaris vehicle, please call us for a free consultation and information. We are here to answer your questions.