Polaris Industries Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

April 7, 2009
Alert #09-735

 

 

Polaris Industries Recalls Snowmobiles 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 Snowmobiles

Units: About 7,200

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

Hazard: The fuel lines on the snowmobiles can make contact with one another, which could result in a fuel leak. This can pose a fire hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves model year 2007, 2008 and 2009 Polaris snowmobiles with Clean Fire Injection (CFI) and a left-hand pump flange assembly. The model and serial number identification decal is located on the right side of the tunnel below the seat. The recalled model names and numbers are listed below:

MODEL NUMBERModel
Year
Market NameMODEL NUMBERModel
Year
Market Name
S07PD6HS 2007 600 CLASSIC CFI S08PD6HS 2008 600 CLASSIC CFI
S07PP6HS 2007 600 IQ CFI S08PP6HE 2008 INT 600 IQ CFI
S07PP6HSA 2007 600 IQ CFI S08PP6HS 2008 600 IQ CFI
S07PP6HSB 2007 600 IQ CFI S08PP7JS 2008 700 IQ CFI
S07PS6HS 2007 600 SWTCHBK CFI S08PR6HS 2008 600 SWTCHBK CFI
S07PS6HSA 2007 600 SWTCHBK CFI S08PR7JS 2008 700 SWTCHBK CFI
S07PS6HSB 2007 600 SWTCHBK CFI S08PS6HS 2008 600 SWTCHBK CFI
S07PT6HE 2007 INT 600 TRG CFI S08PS7JS 2008 700 SWTCHBK CFI
S07PT6HS 2007 600 TRG CFI S08PT6HE 2008 INT 600 TRG CFI
S08PB7JE 2008 INT 700 IQ CFI S08PT6HS 2008 600 TRG CFI
S08PB7JS 2008 700 IQ CFI S09PT6HE 2009 INT 600 TRG CFI
S09PT6HS 2009 600 TRG CFI      

 

Sold by: Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2006 through March 2009 for about $8,600.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact any Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris has notified registered consumers directly about this recall.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Polaris at (888) 704-5290 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.polarisindustries.com

Picture of recalled Snowmobile