ATVs Recalled by Polaris Industries Inc. Due to Fire Hazard

June 20, 2007
Alert #07-560

 

 

ATVs Recalled by Polaris Industries Inc. Due to Fire Hazard

 

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Polaris "Outlaw 525" ATVs

Units: About 930 units

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Hazard: The recalled ATVs may have a loose fuel valve within the fuel tank, which could cause a fuel leak and pose a fire hazard to riders.

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received four reports of ATVs having a loose fuel valve. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves 2007 model year Polaris "Outlaw 525" ATVs. They are available in black or white.

Sold at: Polaris ATV dealers nationwide from January 2007 through May 2007 for $7,300.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop operating these ATVs immediately and contact their local Polaris dealer to determine if they have a recalled unit. Polaris will provide a free fuel tank replacement for consumers with recalled units. Polaris has notified registered consumers about this recall.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should contact Polaris at (800) 765-2747 between 8 a.m. and midnight ET everyday, or visit the company's Web site at www.polarisindustries.com



Picture of Recalled Polaris Outlaw 525 ATVs