Name of Product: 2013 Polaris Ranger® 400 recreational off-highway vehicles
Units: About 327
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Hazard: The recreational vehicle’s throttle can fail to operate properly, which can cause the vehicle’s rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves 2013 Polaris Ranger® 400 recreational off-highway vehicles with model number R13RH45AG and VIN numbers between 4XARH45A3D4726305 and 4XARH45A7DE648444. Not all VIN numbers in the range are included in this recall. To see a complete list of recalled VIN numbers visit the firm’s website. “Polaris” is stamped on the front of the vehicle above the front grill. A “400 HO” decal is located on the right and left side of the hood and “Ranger 4×4” is printed on the side of the rear bed box. The vehicles are green and gray in color. The model number is printed in the owner’s manual.
Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from July 2012 through September 2012 for about $8,300.
Manufactured in: United States and Mexico
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Polaris Ranger vehicles and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly.
Consumer Contact: Polaris; toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polarisindustries.com and click on Help Center under the Services and Support tab, then Common Rider Questions, then Service bulletins/recalls to check your VIN number.