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Polaris ATVs being recalled due to fuel leaks, fire hazards

ATVPolaris is recalling about 25,600 Sportsman 570 all-terrain vehicles.

Fuel can leak into the headlight pod, posing fuel leak and fire hazards.

Polaris has received 30 reports of fuel leaks and four incidents involving a fire. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570 ATVs. The ATVs were sold in several colors. “Polaris” is printed on the front grill, and “Sportsman 570” is printed on the side panel.

YEAR

MODEL

DESCRIPTION

2014

A14MH57AA

SPORTSMAN 570 EFI SAGE GREEN

2014

A14MH57AD

SPORTSMAN 570 EFI INDY RED

2014

A14MH57AC

SPORTSMAN 570 EFI POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

2014

A14MH5EAA

SPORTSMAN 570 EPS SAGE GREEN

2014

A14MH5EAJ

SPORTSMAN 570 EPS BRIGHT WHITE

2014

A14DH57AA

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EFI SAGE GREEN

2014

A14DH57AJ

SPORTSMAN TOURING 570 EFI BRIGHT WHITE

2014

A14MH5EAC

SPORTSMAN 570 EPS POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

The recalled ATVs were sold at Polaris dealers from April 2014 through May 2017 for between $6,500 and $7,700.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

For more information, call Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. through 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.polaris.com and click on Off Road Safety Recalls. In addition, check your vehicle identification number or VIN on the Product Safety Recalls page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Copyright 2017, Rita R. Robison, Consumer Specialist

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