Polaris has recalled 2023-2024 Ranger XP Kinetic Recreational Off-Road Vehicles because pressing the brake and throttle pedals simultaneously can deactivated the throttle and if the brake is released, then the vehicle can move forward, posing a crash hazard.
The firm has received eight reports of loss of throttle response. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Model Year 2023-2024 RANGER XP Kinetic vehicles. The vehicles were sold in the following colors: camouflage and white. They were sold in three-seat configurations and have “POLARIS” stamped on the front grille. The model number and VIN are printed on a portion of the left rear frame (on the driver’s side of the vehicle) under the cargo box.
Authorized Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2023 through September 2023 for between $25,000 and $37,500.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Polaris or an authorized Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair, including an update to the vehicle control system. Polaris has notified consumers to stop riding the vehicles and is contacting registered owners directly.
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