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Off-road and utility vehicles are being recalled by Polaris due to crash hazard

Polaris Off-road Vehicles Recalled Due to Crash HazardPolaris is recalling about 13,200 off road and utility vehicles in the United States and 515 units in Canada.

An improperly manufactured clutch component can cause the engine braking feature to fail, resulting in unexpected vehicle motion, posing a crash hazard.

The firm has received 14 reports of unexpected motion or drive clutch locking, including one report of a crash resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Model Year 2020 Ranger XP 1000 and Ranger CREW XP 1000 off-road vehicles, Model Years 2019-2020 PRO XD 4000D UTVs, Model Year 2019 PRO XD 2000D, and Model Year 2020 Bobcat UV34 and UV34XL UTVs. 

The vehicles were sold in maroon, black, sand, green, orange, blue, camo, gray, and white colors and have two or four seats. For PRO XD and Ranger models, “POLARIS” is stamped on the front grille and “POLARIS PRO XD” or “Ranger” is printed on the sides of the rear cargo area. For Bobcat models, “Bobcat” is printed on the sides of the rear cargo area.  The VINs included in this recall can be found stamped into the left rear vehicle frame below the cargo box. 

The following model names are included in this recall:

YEAR

MODEL NAME

2019

PRO XD 4000D

2019

PRO XD 2000D

2020

PRO XD 4000D

2020

Ranger XP 1000

2020

Ranger XP 1000 Crew

2020

Bobcat UV34

2020

Bobcat UV34XL

The vehicles were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2019 through April 2020 for between $14,600 and $26,300.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair, if needed, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise. Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.

For more information, call Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 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 VIN on the “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

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