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Ranger Side-by-Side Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

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Polaris Industries Inc., is recalling 2009 Polaris Ranger “Crew” and “6×6” Side-by-Side Recreational Vehicles because they have an electrical short which can lead to overheating in the rear tail light wiring hazard, thereby posing a fire hazard.

The company is aware of 46 reports of the tail light area overheating, resulting in melted plastic. In 22 reports, consumers reported small flames; no injuries have been reported.

The recall includes certain 2009 Polaris Ranger side-by-side, off road vehicles with the following model names and numbers:

Model Numbers

Model Name

R09RF68AF

Ranger 700 EFI 6×6

R09RF68AR

Ranger 700 EFI 6×6

R09WH68AC

Ranger 700 EFI Crew

R09WH68AG

Ranger 700 EFI Crew

R09WH68AL

Ranger 700 EFI Crew

R09WH68AR

Ranger 700 EFI Crew

R09WH68AZ

Ranger 700 EFI Crew

Consumers can contact any Polaris Ranger dealer to schedule a free repair. In the meantime, the recalled vehicles should not be used.

Consumer Information: Contact Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.polarisindustries.com