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Polaris recalls Ranger, PRO XD and Bobcat vehicles

The engine braking feature may fail, resulting in unexpected vehicle motion

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Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 13,700 Ranger XP 1000 & Ranger CREW XP 1000 Off-Road Vehicles, PRO XD 4000D UTVs, and Bobcat UV34 and UV34XL UTVs sold in the U.S., and Canada.

An improperly manufactured clutch component can cause the engine braking feature to fail, resulting in unexpected vehicle motion, posing a crash hazard.

The firm has received 14 reports of unexpected motion or drive clutch locking, including one report of a crash resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2020 Ranger XP 1000 & Ranger CREW XP 1000 Off-Road Vehicles, model year 2019-2020 PRO XD 4000D UTVs, and model year 2020 Bobcat UV34 & UV34XL UTVs.

The vehicles were sold in maroon, black, sand, green, orange, blue, camo, gray and white, and have two or four seats.

For PRO XD and Ranger models, “POLARIS” is stamped on the front grille and “POLARIS PRO XD” or “Ranger” is printed on the sides of the rear cargo area.

For Bobcat models, “Bobcat” is printed on the sides of the rear cargo area.

The VINs included in this recall can be found stamped into the left rear vehicle frame below the cargo box.

The following model names are included in this recall:




PRO XD 4000D


PRO XD 4000D


Ranger XP 1000


Ranger XP 1000 Crew


Bobcat UV34


Bobcat UV34XL

The vehicles, manufactured in the U.S., and Poland, were sold at

Polaris dealers nationwide from September 2019, through April 2020, for between $14,600 and $26,300.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair, if needed. Polaris is notifying dealers and contacting registered owners directly.

Consumers may contact Polaris at (800) 765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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