Polaris Industries Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard
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:
|Market Name||MODEL NUMBER||Model
|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