Washington, DC-- Consumers should
stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise
instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Snowmobiles
front, lower left shock bolt can fail and cause the operator to lose control of
the vehicle. This poses a serious hazard of injury or death.
Polaris - toll-free at (888) 704-5290, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through
Friday or online at www.polaris.com, then select company on the
top menu, then select News & Events for more information.
Units: About 82
Description: The recall involves 2013 Polaris
Pro-RMK 600 and 800 snowmobiles. The serial number and model number can be
found on the right hand side of the tunnel below the seat. "Pro-RMK" is on the
lower right and left sides of the hood. The engine size and the letters "ES" or
the words "Limited Edition" are on the upper right and left sides of the hood.
The numbers "155" or "163" are on rear of the tunnel. "Polaris" appears on the
sides of the seat. The snowmobiles come in red, white and black. This recall
includes the models listed below:
600 PRO RMK 155
800 PRO RMK 163
800 PRO RMK 163 ES
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or reports have been
should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact any Polaris snowmobile
dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris has notified registered consumers
directly about this recall.
Sold at: Polaris Snowmobile dealers nationwide
from August 2012 through October 2012 for between $10,800 and $12,500.
Importer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Manufactured in: United States
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is
still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either
directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the
same product. Please tell CPSC about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.