PhotoPolaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 1,000 Ranger recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).

The front lower control arms can separate, posing a crash hazard.

The company has received six reports of lower control arms separating. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2018 Polaris Ranger 500, Ranger 570, Ranger EV and Ranger EV LI-ION recreational off-highway vehicles.

The Ranger 500 vehicles were sold in red and green, have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille, “500” decals on the front fenders, and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders.

The Ranger 570 vehicles were sold in two- and four-seat models in green, blue, and camo with “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille, “570” decals on the front fenders, and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders.

The Ranger EV vehicles were sold in gray and camo with “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders.

The Ranger EV LI-ION vehicles were sold in camo, and have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille and “Ranger” decals on the rear fenders.

The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and model number may be found on a label inside the left rear wheel well.

Model Number

Model/Color

R18RMA50B1

RANGER 500 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN

R18RMA50B4

RANGER 500 - INMOLD SOLAR RED

R18RMA57B1

RANGER 570 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN

R18RMA57B9

RANGER 570 - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

R18RMAE4G8

RANGER EV - INMOLD AVALANCHE GRAY

R18RMAE4G9

RANGER EV - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

R18RMAL4G9

RANGER EV LI-ION - POLARIS PURSUIT CAMO

R18RME57BV

RANGER 570 EPS - PAINT NAVY BLUE METALLIC

R18RNA57B1

RANGER CREW 570-4 - INMOLD SAGE GREEN

R18RNA57B9

RANGER CREW 570-4 POLARIS PUR CAM

R18RNE57BV

RANGER CREW 570-4 EPS - NAVY BLUE MET

 

The ROVs, manufactured in the U.S. and Mexico, were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2017, through July 2018, for between $9,000 and $12,500.

What to do

Owners should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all 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 www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.


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