Polaris is recalling about 53,000 RZR recreational off-highway vehicles (ROV) with leaking fuel.
The fuel vent line is a misrouted and becomes pinched and spills fuel. Free-flowing fuel is a dangerous fire hazard.
This recall includes the 2015 Polaris RZR recreational off-highway vehicles models RZR 900, RZR S 900, RZR 900 XC, RZR 4 900, RZR XP 1000 and RZR XP4 1000.
RZR 900s came in black, camouflage, red and white. RZR 900s have a “900” decal on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.
RZR 1000s were sold in black, blue, green, orange, red and white. RZR 1000s have a “1000 HO” decal on the right and left front fenders and a “RZR” decal on the right and left rear fenders.
According to CSPC, the following models are being recalled:
|Model Year 2015 RZR 900|
|Model Name||VIN Range(s)|
|RZR 900||4XAVBE874FB201435 through 4XAVAA878FB961699and3NSVBE870FF361395 through 3NSVBE875FF444241VINs are not sequential and not all VINs in the ranges are included in the recall.|
|RZR S 900|
|RZR 4 900|
|RZR 900 XC|
|Model Year 2015 RZR 1000|
|Model Name||VIN Range|
|RZR XP 1000||4XAVFE993FB207778 through 4XAVFE991FB962847VINs are not sequential and not all VINs in the range are included in the recall.|
|RZR XP 1000 Mudder|
|RZR XP4 1000|
The vehicles were sold from July 2014 through August 2015 nationwide. The RZR 900s models sold for about $12,800 to $18,300, while the RZR 1000s were priced at $20,300 to $23,500.
The company was notified of four RZR 900s vehicles with fuel leaks, in addition to two fires. Only one consumer was injured, reportedly receiving minor burns.
For the RZR 1000s models, 25 vehicles had fuel leaks. No injuries have been reported in relation to the RZR 1000s.
Owners of the affected ROV models should immediately stop driving the vehicles and bring them in for repair. The vehicles should not be used until the problem has been fixed.
Polaris will contact customers directly and send recall letters to each registered owner. However, consumers are encouraged to contact dealers for a free repair.
Contact Polaris toll free via phone at 888-704-5290 or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.
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