Polaris Bobcat Utility Vehicle Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Polaris Bobcat Utility Vehicle Recall [US]Polaris Industries Inc., a Medina, Minnesota establishment, recalls an estimated 2,700 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL branded Utility Vehicles due to suspected exhaust pipe malfunction and consequential risk of fire, burns and property damage, all serious health hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/5sva30lmKm8

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Bobcat-Company-Recalls-Utility-Vehicles-Due-To-Burn-and-Fire-Hazards-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain model year 2015 through 2018 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL gas engine-equipped Utility Vehicles manufactured by Polaris Industries.

The Utility Vehicles vehicles are white and black with orange decals and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. The brand, “Bobcat” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle and the model designation, “3400” or “3400XL” is printed on the rear box.

The model and vehicle identification (“VIN”) number can be found on a label under the seat and storage bin on the passenger side. The following models and VIN ranges are being recalled:

  • Model Year 2015 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FL11001 through B3FL11911
  • Model Year 2015 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS DLX branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FN11001 through B3FN11286
  • Model Year 2016 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS DLX branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FL12001 through B3FL12803
  • Model Year 2016 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS DLX branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FN12001 through B3FN12245
  • Model Year 2017 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS DLX branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FL12001 through B3FL12803
  • Model Year 2017 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FN17001 through B3FN17124
  • Model Year 2018 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS DLX branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FL18001 through B3FL18097
  • Model Year 2018 Bobcat 3400 4X GAS branded Utility Vehicles, sold with a VIN range of B3FN18001 through B3FN18065

Please consult the photograph above for details of the vehicle’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Utility Vehicles can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Utility Vehicles’ exhaust header pipe can crack, posing fire and burn hazards. Bobcat has received seven (7) reports of cracked header exhaust pipes. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Utility Vehicles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Bobcat for a free inspection. Bobcat is also contacting all known owners directly.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Bobcat toll-free at 1-800-743-4340 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.bobcat.com and click on the Find a Dealer link at the top of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Utility Vehicles, please search for “utility vehicles” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Bobcat, please search for “Bobcat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-757
Recalls Direct RIN: 10503-2018
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