Polaris recall... - Club700XX - Honda TRX700XX Forum
User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 Old 04-28-2016, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
roadkill's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: San Freakshow
Posts: 1,888
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Polaris recall...

"Polaris Industries Inc. is recalling several 2015 all-terrain vehicles due to a possible fire hazard caused by an installation error the may prompt the fuel tank vent line to pinch and catch fire, company officials said Monday.

The voluntary recall, which affects 53,000 Polaris’ 2015 RZR 900 and RZR 1000 ATV models, was reported to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Transport Canada. The company said if tank vent lines were installed incorrectly and pinched, the tank could pressurize, causing it to expand, leak and possibly catch fire.

Owners of the recreational vehicles are being told to contact dealers to get the ATV inspected and fixed free.

Polaris said it received reports about a pinched vent line and two reports of small fires. However, in the two cases it could not confirm whether the vent line was obstructed during assembly or during the later installation of an accessory. It also was not clear in those two cases if the pinched vent line was the exact cause of the fires.

“Polaris estimates that the assembly error occurred in very few vehicles,” the firm said. “However, Polaris is issuing a voluntary recall so that all these vehicles could be inspected and any affected vent lines fixed prior to further use.”

According to the news article, the number of ATVs being recalled is 53,000


"You lock the door and throw away the key. There's someone in my head, but it's not me."

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
R. Waters

roadkill is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Club700XX - Honda TRX700XX Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome