Polaris Recalls 2016/2017 General Models

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Yesterday Polaris issued a recall of about 19,000 Polaris General models due to a faulty steering wheel shaft. The recall affects 2016/2017 2-seat and 4-seat General models. According to the recall, the steering wheel shaft can shift and detach while in use, resulting in a loss of control and crash hazard. The side-by-side recreational off-highway […]

Polaris Recalls Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

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Recall Date: March 21, 2017 Recall Number: 17-DRAFT FOR CLEARANCE Polaris Recalls Sportsman 850 and 1000 All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Burn and Fire Hazards Recall Summary Name of Product: Sportsman 850 and 1000 all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) Hazard: The right side panel heat shield can melt, posing burn and fire hazards to riders. In addition, in […]

Polaris Announces RZR XP Turbo Corrective Plan

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Today, Polaris announced that they have an approved corrective-action plan for its RZR XP Turbo vehicles, following the stop-sale/stop-ride advisory in late July.  Owners of model-year 2016 RZR XP Turbo vehicles can now contact their dealer to arrange for service, and Polaris will be giving all 2016 RZR XP Turbo owners an additional 12 months […]

Two Recalls issued for Yamaha YZF-R3

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Yamaha’s YZF-R3 has been hit with back to back recalls filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Both recalls affect certain model year 2015-2016 Yamaha YZ-R3 F/G motorcycles manufactured between January 1, 2015 and April 15, 2016. A total of 11,280 units are affected by the recalls. The first recall was issued on […]

Kymco K-Pipe Motorcycle Faces Recall

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Pulled from Safecar.gov: KYMCO (KYMCO USA) is recalling certain model year 2016 K-Pipe motorcycles manufactured March 1, 2016, to May 25, 2016. In the affected models, the gear shift pattern was assembled in a reverse sequence when compared to the standard setup. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard […]

Honda Gold Wing Motorcycles Added to Takata Air Bag Recall

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For more than a year now every time you turn on the news there’s one story that continues to get coverage, the Takata Air bag recall. Up until last month, what’s become the largest recall in history only affected automobiles, however, now it has carried over into the motorcycle segment with Honda Motorcycles issuing a recall […]

Polaris Voluntarily Recalls Certain RZR 900 And 1000 Off-Road Vehicles

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MINNEAPOLIS (April 19, 2016) – Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year 2013 due to reports of thermal-related incidents, including fires. Detailed information about the recall is available at www.polaris.com/rzr-recall. Polaris […]

Honda Issues Recall for Honda Shadow Models

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Honda recently issued a recall on more than 20,000 Honda Shadow models ranging in years from 2011-2016. The recall, issued through The National Traffic Safety Administration (NTSA), states that the engine vibration may cause the bank angle sensor wire to rub on the wire harness joint connector. Without the bank angle sensor signal the engine may stall […]

Recalls Hit Honda, Yamaha, and Suzuki Street Bikes

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Honda VFR1200 Bikes Recalled Honda has issued a recall notice for the VFR1200F for model years 2010, 2012 and 2013 (there was no model for 2011 in the U.S.). The company said there is a problem with the bike’s driveshaft universal joint that could cause it to break. It has been reported that the recall […]

Polaris Recalls 2,230 RZR XP Turbo Units

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Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) has issued a recall on RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles after it was determined that the vehicles’ oil drain line can leak, posing a fire hazard. This recall involves model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles with Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) 3NSVDE925GF454105 through 3NSVDE923GF459495. RZR XP Turbos […]