Polaris Expands ATV Recall
July 8, 2005
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Polaris Industries, Inc. has added approximately 45,000 additional units to a recall it originally announced May 3.
The May recall included approximately 14,882 Polaris ATVs after the company received 26 reports of Electronic Control Modules (ECM) overheating. Units included in the original recall were the 2004.5 Sportsman 500 and 2005 Sportsman 400, Sportsman 500, Sportsman 600, Sportsman 700 and 2005 Scrambler 500.
On June 24, Polaris added select 2005 Sportsman 6x6, Trail Boss and Magnum 330 ATVs for a total of 61,020 units recalled due to a possibly defective ECM. Polaris says it now has received 68 reports of the ECM overheating. No injuries have been reported.
Manufactured in the United States, the first batch of recalled units were sold nationwide from August 2004 through February 2005 for between $5,999 and $7,299. The second batch of ATVs was sold nationwide from August 2004 through February 2005 for between $3,799 and $7,699. Polaris says it has notified registered affected consumers directly about the recall and asked them to schedule an appointment for ECM replacement.