Polaris Recalls Ranger Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Burn Hazard (Recall Alert)

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: June 19, 2013

Recall number: 13-740

Recall Summary

Name of product:

2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles

The firewall behind the driver and passenger seats can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Polaris; toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at Polaris ATV RANGER RZR Snowmobile Official Website and click on Help Center under the Services and Support tab, then Common Rider Questions, then Service bulletins/recalls for more information.


About 4,500

This recall involves 2011 model Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles. The machines are either white or red and have a “RZR XP” decal on the right and left rear side panels. The right and left of the hood have “Dual Overhead Cam” decals. There are also “900 EFI” decals on the front right and left of the machine.

The firm has received one report of an incident involving a consumer who received burn injuries to a finger.

Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its known customers directly.
Sold at

Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2012 through February 2013 for between $16,000 and $16,600.

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov