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Motorcycle Recall - Polaris Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V357000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic, Traction Control System
Manufacturer:  Polaris Industries, Inc.
Recall Date: 06/01/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,962
Defect Summary:
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Slingshot vehicles. The affected vehicles previously had their rear swingarms replaced during the remedy of NHTSA recall number 16V-255. The replacement swingarms may have been installed without the sealing grommets installed, potentially resulting in road debris contaminating the rear wheel speed sensor.
Consequence Summary:
Contamination of the rear speed sensor will disable the ABS and Traction/Stability Control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the swingarms for missing grommets, installing them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-888-704-5290. Polaris' number for this recall is T-17-04.

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