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Two Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Recalled Due To Fire Hazards

Chaparral Motorsports
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July 27, 2015

Polaris Recalls Youth RZR Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard


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  • Name of Product: Polaris Model Year 2015 Youth RZR recreational off-highway vehicle
  • Hazard: The vehicle's fuel pump retaining ring can leak, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Polaris RZR vehicles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner of an affected product.
  • Consumer Contact: Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on Product Safety Recalls for more information.

Recall Details



  • Units: About 4,300
  • Description: This recall involves Polaris Youth RZR 170 EFI recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R15YAV17AA/AF and VINs between RF3YAV170FT000076 and RF3YAV17XFT005141. To see the complete list, visit the firm's website. The VIN is on the left-hand front frame tube. They were sold in both blue and red. The blue models have a "170 EFI" decal on the right and left side of the hood and an "RZR" decal on the right and left front fenders. The red models have a "170 EFI" decal on the right and left front fenders and a "RZR" decal on the right and left rear fenders.

Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission

Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard


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  • Name of Product: Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX
  • Hazard: Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Prowlers and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly.
  • Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and List of Safety Bulletins for more information.

Recall Details



  • Units: About 2,700
  • Description: This recall involves all model year 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX and some model year 2015 Prowler 500 HDX models. The model year 2015 vehicles affected are those units with vehicle identification numbers (VIN) from 303194 through 305166. The VIN number is located on the rear frame tube under the rear of the box. The vehicles are green, red, vibrant red metallic, or emerald green metallic. "Arctic Cat" is printed on each side of the hood. Also 500 is printed on each side on the front fenders, HDX on each side of the rear cargo box, and "Arctic Cat" on the cargo box tail gate.

Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission

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