Update: Polaris Matryx, Axys, Pro-Ride Snowmobiles Recalled Over Fire Hazard
Polaris Industries is recalling about 138,000 model year 2021-2023 Polaris MATRYX, 2015-2022 Polaris AXYS, and 2013-2014 Polaris Pro-Ride Snowmobiles over concerns that electrostatic discharge inside the fuel tank can cause vapors to ignite during operation and the tank to burst, posing a fire hazard.
"The firm has received 30 reports of fuel tank bursting, including 16 incidents of fire and one report of a second-degree burn," CPSC said.
If you purchased a Polaris snowmobile that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it and contact Polaris or an authorized Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair, consisting of replacing the fuel tank assembly.
This CPSC Recall  began on November 17, 2022.
What's the Problem?
According to a Recall Notice  from the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), this action affects:
- 2015 Polaris Rush
- 2015 Polaris Switchback
- 2016 Polaris Rush
- 2016 Polaris Switchback
- 2017 Polaris RMK
- 2017 Polaris Rush
- 2017 Polaris Switchback
- 2017 Polaris Voyager
- 2018 Polaris RMK
- 2018 Polaris Rush
- 2018 Polaris Switchback
- 2018 Polaris Voyager
- 2019 Polaris RMK
- 2019 Polaris Rush
- 2019 Polaris Switchback
- 2019 Polaris Voyager
- 2019 Polaris Indy
- 2020 Polaris RMK
- 2020 Polaris Rush
- 2020 Polaris Switchback
- 2020 Polaris Voyager
- 2020 Polaris Indy
Polaris has received at least 13 reports of improperly secured fuel hoses on the recalled snowmobiles, CPSC said.
Affected snowmobiles were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2013 through April 2020 for between $7,400 and $15,100.
If you purchased a snowmobile that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact a Polaris dealer to schedule a free inspection and, if needed, a free repair.
This recall was issued on July 16, 2020.
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