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.

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2016 Polaris Youth RZR 170

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2014 Polaris Sportsman 570

Date of Recall Year(s) and Model(s) Recalled
(Click to View Recall Notice)
Cause
July 2017 2015-2017 Youth RZR 170 Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards
July 2017 2014 Sportsman 570 Fuel Leak, Fire Hazards
April 2017 2015 Ranger 900 Fire and Burn Hazards
March 2017 2015 & 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 Burn and Fire Hazards
March 2017 2016 & 2017 RZR and GENERAL ROVs Burn and Fire Hazards
December 2016 2014-2017 Sportsman 570 Fire Hazard
September 2016 2016 RXR XP Turbo Fire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries
April 2016 2013-2016 RZR Fire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries, One Death
September 2016 2014 Ranger 900 and 2015 & 2016 Ranger 570 Fire and Burn Hazard
April 2016 2013-2016 RZR Fire Hazard, Severe Burn Injuries, One Death
October 2015 2015 Polaris RZR 900 & 1000 Potential Fire Hazard
July 2015 Youth RZR Fire Hazard

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