March 4, 2008
Polaris Industries Inc. Recalls ATVs Due to Risk
of Injury to Riders
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
in cooperation with the firm named below, today
announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using
recalled products immediately unless otherwise
Name of Product: Select "Outlaw IRS" ATVs,
Model Year 2006-2008
Units: About 11,300
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of
Hazard: A retention bolt can come loose
causing the rear wheels to lock up, which poses
a risk of serious injury to the rider.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 11
reports of loss of control, including one rider
who suffered a strained leg muscle.
Description: The recall involves select
2006-2008 Polaris “Outlaw” ATVs with Independent
Rear Suspension (IRS). The affected models are:
2006 OUTLAW 500 “IRS”
2007 OUTLAW 500 “IRS”
2007 OUTLAW 525 “IRS”
2008 OUTLAW 525 “IRS”
The model name is printed on decals located
on either side of the fuel tank.
Polaris Outlaw ATVs Recalled
Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from
January 2006 through January 2008 for between
$6,900 and $7,400.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the
recalled ATVs immediately, and contact any
Polaris ATV dealer to schedule a free repair.
Polaris has notified registered consumers
directly about this recall.
Consumer Contact: For further information,
contact Polaris toll-free at (888) 704-5290
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through
Friday, or visit the company's Web site at