Australia/Canberra: Polaris Sales Australia Pty recalls certain batch/lots of Sportsman Touring, Sportsman XP850, Sportsman XP1000 All Terrain Vehicles (“ATVs”) due to suspected risk of component melting and consequential fire hazard. ACCC: http://ht.ly/i6m930aOU2B
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following All Terrain Vehicles are subject to this recall:
- Polaris Sportsman Touring All Terrain Vehicles
- Polaris Sportsman XP850 All Terrain Vehicles
- Polaris Sportsman XP1000 All Terrain Vehicles
==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs, or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification. You can, however, view a list of VINs corresponding to each specific recalled vehicle from a link on the main ACCC page here: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/polaris-sales-australia-pty-ltd-sportsman-touring-sportsman-xp850-sportsman-xp1000
Please consult the photograph above for details of the vehicle’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled All Terrain Vehicles can be found on the Web site above.
According to the ACCC, the exhaust manifold side panel on the recalled ATVs may contact the exhaust system causing the panel to melt. If contact is made the melting exhaust panel poses a fire hazard.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled All Terrain Vehicles, please do not use them. Instead, contact their nearest dealer and arrange to have the manifold side panel replaced. Additional heat shields will also be fitted to prevent the panel from melting and causing a fire hazard.
Please note: other Polaris branded All Terrain Vehicles have been recalled. To see all notifications for this manufacturer, please search for “Polaris” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/15987
Recalls Direct RIN: 8533-2017
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Filed under: ACCC, Fire or smoke hazard, Vehicles | Tagged: ACCC, ACCC PRA number: 2017/15987, Australian Competition & Consumer Commission, component melting hazard, fire hazard, Polaris Sportsman Touring All Terrain Vehicles, Recalls Direct RIN: 8533-2017 |