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Ranger recreational off-highway vehicles and ProXD utility vehicles are being recalled by Polaris due to crash hazard

Ranger ROV and Utility Vehicle Recalled by Polaris Due to Crash HazardPolaris is recalling about 15,800 Ranger recreational off-highway vehicles and ProXD utility vehicles in the United States and 711 in Canada.

The throttle pedal can return to the idle position more slowly than anticipated when the pedal is released or stuck in the depressed position, posing a crash hazard.

The firm has received 52 reports of throttle pedals returning to the idle position slowly or sticking, including six reports of vehicle crashes resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Model Year 2020-2021 Ranger 1000, Ranger Crew 1000, Ranger XP 1000, and Ranger Crew XP 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles and Model Year 2020 ProXD 2000G, ProXD 2000G H, ProXD 4000G, and ProXD 4000G H off-road utility vehicles.

The vehicles were sold in the following colors: black, blue, burgundy, camo, gray, green, orange, red, sand, tan, titanium, and white.

The Ranger vehicles have three or six seats and the ProXD vehicles have two or four seats. The vehicles have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille.

The model number and VIN are printed on a portion of the left rear frame, on the driver’s side of the vehicle, under the cargo box.

The recalled vehicles were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2020 through January 2021. The cost was between $13,000 and $31,000.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommend.

Polaris is notifying all 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, visit www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls,” visit https://www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check your vehicle identification number “VIN,” or go to “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls or online at https://www.polaris.com/en-us/recalls/off-road/.

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