CPSC Recall - Issued 12/18/2012

Polaris Recalls Pro-RMK Snowmobiles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc.
Product: Snowmobiles
Hazard: The bolt attaching the front, lower left shock can fail and cause the operator to lose control of the vehicle. This poses a serious hazard of injury or death.
Injuries: No incidents or reports have been received.
Description: The recall involves 2013 Polaris Pro-RMK 600 and 800 snowmobiles. The snowmobiles come in red, white and black. “Pro-RMK” is on the lower right and left sides of the hood. The engine size and the letters “ES” or the words “Limited Edition” are on the upper right and left sides of the hood. The numbers “155” or “163” are on the rear of the tunnel. “Polaris” appears on the sides of the seat. The model number and serial number can be found on the right hand side of the tunnel below the seat. This recall includes the models listed below: Model Name Model Number 600 PRO RMK 155 S13CG6GSA 800 PRO RMK 163 S13CH8GSA 800 PRO RMK 163 ES S13CH8GSL
Remedy: Repair
Sold At: Polaris Snowmobile dealers nationwide from August 2012 through October 2012 for between $10,800 and $12,500.
Units: About 82
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.polaris.com, then select “Company” on the top menu, then select News & Events for more information.
Company Website: www.polaris.com