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Polaris Industries Recalls Certain ATVs Due to Crash Hazard

Postby oldtrucks » Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:32 am

Polaris Industries Recalls Certain ATVs Due to Crash Hazard

MEDINA, Minn. – December 23, 2009 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: 2009-2010 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Units: About 8,500
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Hazard: The front suspension ball joint stem can separate from the steering knuckle and cause the rider to lose steering control, posing a risk of injury or death to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 19 reports of incidents involving the recalled ATVs. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves model year 2009 and 2010 Polaris Sportsman ATVs (models listed below) with certain VIN numbers. The ATVs were manufactured between January and August 2009. The VIN number and manufacture date are located on the right front of the ATV on the frame rail next to the front shock.
Model Year Model Name
2009 Sportsman XP 550
2009 Sportsman XP 550 EPS
2010 Sportsman 550
2010 Sportsman X2 550
2010 Sportsman Touring 550
2009/2010 Sportsman XP 850
2009/2010 Sportsman XP 850 EPS
2010 Sportsman Touring 850

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from February 2009 through November 2009 for between $7,500 and $10,800.
Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact their local Polaris dealer to determine if your model and VIN number are included in this recall and to schedule a free repair. Polaris is directly contacting registered owners about the recall.

Polaris is arduously working to resolve the problem. All customers will be offered a free replacement Can-Am Outlander, Suzuki King Quad, or Yamaha Grizzly of their choice
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Postby Wildhorse800 » Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:23 pm

I believe that last part is BS....
2008 Polaris SP800 HO
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2008 Suzuki M-50
1988 Honda VLX 600

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Postby DAVE » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:23 am

Wildhorse800 wrote:I believe that last part is BS....
That's not BS I picked up my new Can am yesterday and it seems like my steering problem is ok now.


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Postby auendave » Thu Jan 14, 2010 5:00 pm

I knew I should of bought one, I like those Can ams

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Postby Wildhorse800 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:22 pm

DAVE wrote:
Wildhorse800 wrote:I believe that last part is BS....
That's not BS I picked up my new Can am yesterday and it seems like my steering problem is ok now.


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You serious?
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2008 Polaris SP800 HO
1999 Polaris SP500
2008 Suzuki M-50
1988 Honda VLX 600

I've been told I joke around too much.
So one day I tried being serious.
Everybody laughed!

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Postby Wildhorse800 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 10:28 pm

Stop screwing with me! I just looked and there is no mention of them giving replacement quads of a differnt make...c'mon now...Its late, I am tired and you could sell me a dead mule....
2008 Polaris SP800 HO
1999 Polaris SP500
2008 Suzuki M-50
1988 Honda VLX 600

I've been told I joke around too much.
So one day I tried being serious.
Everybody laughed!

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Postby DAVE » Tue Mar 23, 2010 7:58 pm

Wildhorse800 wrote:
DAVE wrote:
Wildhorse800 wrote:I believe that last part is BS....
That's not BS I picked up my new Can am yesterday and it seems like my steering problem is ok now.


DAVEF
You serious?

Yes very serious I have over 900 miles on my new can am and it is steering fine and using no extra oil at this time.

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Postby Wildhorse800 » Sun Apr 25, 2010 9:18 am

Funny :lol:
2008 Polaris SP800 HO
1999 Polaris SP500
2008 Suzuki M-50
1988 Honda VLX 600

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Re: Polaris Industries Recalls Certain ATVs Due to Crash Haz

Postby Kendo » Sat May 22, 2010 10:13 am

oldtrucks wrote:All customers will be offered a free replacement Can-Am Outlander, Suzuki King Quad, or Yamaha Grizzly of their choice
Fawkin Larry..... :roll:
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Re: Polaris Industries Recalls Certain ATVs Due to Crash Haz

Postby oldtrucks » Mon Jun 28, 2010 7:00 pm

Kendo wrote:
oldtrucks wrote:All customers will be offered a free replacement Can-Am Outlander, Suzuki King Quad, or Yamaha Grizzly of their choice
Fawkin Larry..... :roll:
I never thought the "fishin" would be so good O:)
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