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Polaris recalls Ranger ROVs and ProXD Utility Vehicles

The throttle pedal can return to the idle position more slowly than anticipated

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Polaris of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 16,500 Model Year 2020-2021 RANGER 1000, RANGER CREW 1000, RANGER XP 1000, and RANGER CREW XP 1000 and Model Year 2020 ProXD 2000G, ProXD 2000G H, ProXD 4000G and ProXD 4000G H vehicles.

The throttle pedal can return to the idle position more slowly than anticipated once the pedal is released or stick in the depressed position, posing a crash hazard.

The firm The firm has received 52 reports of throttle pedals returning to the idle position slowly or sticking, including six reports of vehicle crashes resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2020-2021 RANGER 1000, RANGER CREW 1000, RANGER XP 1000, and RANGER CREW XP 1000 recreational off-highway vehicles and model year 2020 ProXD 2000G, ProXD 2000G H, ProXD 4000G, and ProXD 4000G H off-road utility vehicles.

The vehicles were sold in black, blue, burgundy, camo, gray, green, orange, red, sand, tan, titanium, and white.

The RANGER vehicles have three or six seats and the ProXD vehicles have two or four seats. Both have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille.

The model number and VIN are printed on a portion of the left rear frame (on the driver’s side of the vehicle) under the cargo box.

The vehicles, manufactured in the U.S and Mexico, were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2020, through January 2021, for between $13,000 and $31,000.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is notifying all 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 https://www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check their vehicle identification number “VIN” or go to “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if their vehicle is included in any recalls, or https://www.polaris.com/en-us/recalls/off-road/.

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