Polaris Industries Voluntarily Recalls Certain RZR 900 and 1000 Off-Road Vehicles

19 04 2016

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – April 19, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  Polaris Industries (NYSE: PII) jointly announced with the  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today, that the company is voluntarily recalling certain RZR 900 and 1000 off-road vehicles manufactured since model year 2013 due to reports of thermal-related incidents, including fires. Detailed information about the recall is available at www.polaris.com/rzr-recall.

Polaris conducted a thorough investigation to pinpoint the root causes and put forward a comprehensive solution to address them.

“One of our foremost guiding principles is Safety and Ethics Always,” said Scott W. Wine, Chairman and CEO, Polaris. “We know that the foundation of a good ride is a safe ride, and we have been proactive, aggressive and thorough in putting forth a plan to get our vehicles repaired and give us – and our customers – confidence in the safety of our RZR vehicles.”

All affected vehicle owners will be asked to contact a dealer to schedule a complimentary service appointment, which should take approximately one hour. Polaris is working quickly to source the necessary parts – and is allocating parts daily to dealers as they become available. Dealers will schedule appointments subject to parts availability.

“We are working day and night to inform our customers and dealers and to obtain the parts needed for the repairs we identified in our comprehensive analysis,” said Wine. “We apologize for the inconvenience to our customers as we work to ensure all the systemic thermal risks we identified are eliminated from our vehicles.”

Polaris has already begun implementation of its Corrective Action Plan and has made manufacturing updates in new-production vehicles. Polaris also plans to include a warning on new-production vehicles instructing riders not to carry fuel and other flammable liquids in their vehicles, and cautions against carrying flammable liquids in previously produced models.

About Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader with annual 2015 sales of $4.7 billion. Polaris fuels the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts with our RANGER®, RZR® and POLARIS GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; our SPORTSMAN® and POLARIS ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; VICTORY® and INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; SLINGSHOT® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, SWITCHBACK® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories sold under multiple recognizable brands, and has a growing presence in adjacent markets globally with products including military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. www.polaris.com

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Jaguar is Recalling certain 2010 Jaguar XF vehicles

18 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 18, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Fuel Tank Outlet Flange may Leak

Report Receipt Date: APR 04, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V187000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

JAGUAR

Model

XF

Model Year(s)

2010

Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2010 Jaguar XF vehicles manufactured December 17, 2008, to April 15, 2009. The affected vehicles have a fuel tank with an outlet flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak onto the ground.

CONSEQUENCE:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:
Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel outlet mounting flange, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 20, 2016. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J059.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Yamaha Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

14 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 14, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product:
Yamaha Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

Hazard:
Water can get into the throttle cable and if it freezes during cold weather, the ice can prevent the throttle from returning to idle. This can cause the rider to lose control, posing crash and injury hazards.

Remedy:
Repair

Consumer Contact:
Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Alerts” for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units:
About 7,000

Description:
This recall involves model year 2016 YXZ1000R and YXZ1000R SE Side-by-Side utility vehicles sold in four colors: orange and black, blue and white, silver and red, and yellow and white. The model name (YXZ…) and “1000” is displayed in a graphic on both the left and right side of the vehicle. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame near the driver’s side rear wheel. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year.

Incidents/Injuries:
None reported

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Sold at:
Yamaha side-by-side dealers nationwide from September 2015 to February 2016 for between $19,800 and $21,600.

Distributor(s):
Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured in:
USA

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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BMW is Recalling certain 2016 740Li, 750Li, and 750Lxi vehicles

14 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 14, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Air Bags may not Deploy due to Residue on Module

Report Receipt Date: MAR 25, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V173000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,110

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

BMW

Model

740LI

750LI

750LXI

Model Year(s)

2016

2016

2016

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 740Li, 750Li, and 750Lxi vehicles manufactured July 1, 2015, to December 11, 2015. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may randomly reset due to an electrical short circuit as a result of residual metallic particles from the manufacturing process.

CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash while the air bag module is resetting, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Tesla is Recalling certain 2016 Model X vehicles

13 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Third Row Seat may Collapse Under Load

Report Receipt Date: APR 06, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V192000
Component(s): SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,666

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

TESLA

Model

MODEL X

Model Year(s)

2016

Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain model year 2016 Model X vehicles manufactured September 29, 2015, to March 30, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the third row seat back may move forward under load such as in a frontal collision. As such, the vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems.”

CONSEQUENCE:
If the third row seat does not remain in its adjusted position, there may be an increased risk of injury to an occupant in the event of a crash.

REMEDY:
Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will replace all affected third row seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2016. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-844-248-3752 or by email at ServiceHelpNA@teslamotors.com. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-16-13-003

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Bugatti is Recalling certain 2006 – 2008 Veyron vehicles

13 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Corrosion of the Battery Cable at the Alternator

Report Receipt Date: APR 08, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V199000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BUGATTI

Model

VEYRON

Model Year(s)

2006 – 2008

Manufacturer: Bugatti

SUMMARY:
Bugatti is recalling certain model year 2006 – 2008 Veyron vehicles manufactured October 3, 2006, to December 22, 2006. In the affected vehicles, the positive battery (B+) cable and the connection to the alternator may corrode.

CONSEQUENCE:
The corrosion may result in the battery positive cable overheating, increasing the risk of a fire.

REMEDY:
All affected vehicles have had the battery B+ cable and the alternator replaced, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen of America at 1-248-754-5000.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Bugatti is Recalling certain 2006 – 2011 Veyron vehicles

13 04 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Fuel Gauge may Read Higher than Actual

Report Receipt Date: APR 08, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V200000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 72

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BUGATTI

BUGATTI

Model

VEYRON

VEYRON GRAND SPORT

Model Year(s)

2006 – 2010

2010 – 2011

Manufacturer: Bugatti

SUMMARY:
Bugatti is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Veyron vehicles manufactured October 3, 2006, to January 17, 2010 and 2010-2011 Veyron Grand Sport vehicles manufactured September 29, 2009, to June 30, 2010. In the affected vehicles, the fuel tank gauge may indicate that there is more fuel in the tank than there actually is.

CONSEQUENCE:
The inaccurate gauge may cause a driver to unexpectedly run out of fuel and the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank control unit and upgrade the software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen of America at 1-248-754-5000.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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