Polaris Recall 15V022000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
15V022000 Steering Polaris Industries, Inc. 01/24/2015 1,896
Defect Summary
Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured August 26, 2014, to January 9, 2015, and 2015 Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured August 18, 2014, to January 10, 2015. In the affected motorcycles, the upper pinion bearing may fail on the steering rack assembly, resulting in the pinion gear disengaging from the steering rack.
Consequence Summary
If the steering pinion gear disengages from the steering rack, a loss of steering control could result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2015. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris’ number for this recall is SLI-15-02.

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