Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc
Product: 2011 Polaris Ranger RZR XP 900 recreational off-highway vehicles
Hazard: The firewall behind the driver and passenger seats can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers
Injuries: The firm has received one report of an incident involving a consumer who received burn injuries to a finger.
Description: 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.
Sold At: Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2012 through February 2013 for between $16,000 and $16,600.
Units: About 4,500
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 for more information.