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Motorcycle Recall - Polaris Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V158000
Component:  Steering, Suspension
Manufacturer:  Polaris Industries, Inc.
Recall Date: 03/10/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 254
Defect Summary:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017 Slingshot, Slingshot SL, and Slingshot SLR vehicles. Three of the bolted connections between the steering and the front suspension may have been insufficiently tightened, possibly resulting in a reduction of steering and/or front suspension performance.
Consequence Summary:
Reduced steering and/or suspension performance can affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected nuts and bolts, tightening them correctly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-17-01.

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