Polaris recalls off-highway vehicles due to fuel leak, fire hazards

2015 RZR 170 in white. Credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission.

WASHINGTON (WITN) — A consumer alert for all sportsmen: Polaris is recalling more than 16,000 recreational off-highway vehicles due to fuel leak and fire hazards.

The recall involves all model years 2015 through 2017 Youth RZR 170 ROVs. They have two seats and were sold in red, blue and white.

Polaris has received more than 100 reports of cracked fuel tank necks and 28 reports of burning smoking and melted or shorted wires, including four reports of fires.

No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair.