Polaris recalls off-highway vehicles over fire hazards

WASHINGTON — Polaris is recalling more than 16,000 off-road, recreational vehicles over potential fuel leaks and fire hazards.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the fuel tank neck can crack poses a fuel leak and fire hazard.

It’s also possible for the wiring harness to overheat or short circuit, which also poses a risk to the consumer.

The recall involves RZR 170 recreational off-highway vehicles with models years 2015 though 2017.

The company has received 102 reports of cracked fuel tanks necks and 28 reports of melted/shorted wires, according to the CPSC.

Contact Polaris to schedule a free repair.