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Polaris RZR 170 recalled over fuel tank issue

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214 Polaris vehicles affected

Another recall of a Polaris product – this time the Polaris RZR 170 is affected by a possible fuel tank issue.

The latest recall comes after the Polaris Sportsman and Polaris RZR 570 were recalled separately over two possible issues last week.

Again, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will oversee the action.

In total, 220 Polaris RZR 170 2 seat youth side-by-side vehicles are being recalled, all were sold in Australia between the 1st of January 2015 and the 26th of July 2017.

Is your Polaris involved? Check your VIN (Vehicle identification number) here.

The recall notice advises that the affected vehicles may have been manufactured with fuel tanks that do not meet quality standards. As a result, the fuel tank may crack, resulting in a fuel leak.

What are the hazards?

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may present a fire hazard.

The ACCC advises that consumers should not use their vehicle until it has been inspected and repaired by an authorised Polaris dealer.

Owners will be contacted by mail at their Polaris-registered address and instructed to contact their local Polaris dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

Further information is available from the Polaris Customer Service Department on 03 9394 5610, Polaris dealerships and on the Polaris Sales Australia website.

Stay up to date with the latest vehicle recalls at behindthewheel.com.au.

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About Simon Lai 1431 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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