POLARIS "MATRYX PRO RMK" & "MATRYX RMK KHAOS" CAN CAUSE “SERIOUS INJURY”
According to an announcement posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website, these Polaris snowmobiles have handlebars which pose a “serious injury hazard.”
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Polaris Recalls MATRYX PRO RMK and MATRYX RMK KHAOS Snowmobiles Due to Serious Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)
The handlebar hooks on the recalled snowmobiles pose a puncture hazard and risk of serious injury if the rider’s body impacts the handlebar hook during a crash.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact Polaris or an authorized Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is offering consumers free replacement handlebar hooks that can be self-installed or installed by an authorized Polaris dealer. Polaris is notifying all dealers and registered owners directly.
Polaris Industries at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Recalls” at the bottom of the page or www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to check if your vehicle identification number (VIN) is included in any recalls.
About 15,900 (In addition, about 7,040 were sold in Canada) (These vehicles were previously recalled in May 2023 for a different hazard).
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This recall involves Polaris Model Year 2022-2023 MATRYX PRO RMK and MATRYX RMK KHAOS snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in black and custom color combinations. “POLARIS” or “KHAOS” is stamped on the front side paneling of the vehicles. The VIN and Model Number are located on the right side of vehicle’s frame. Consumers can enter their VIN at www.polaris.com/en-us/off-road-recalls/ to see if their snowmobile is included in any recalls.
The firm has received four reports of puncture wounds caused by impact with the handlebar hooks.
Polaris dealers nationwide from December 2019 through April 2023 for between $13,300 and $22,000.
Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minnesota
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