About Polaris Snowmobile Accessory Skis
Recall Date: 2/12/2004
Polaris Industries Recall of Accessory Skis for Snowmobiles NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 February 12, 2004 Alert #04-535 CPSC, Polaris Industries Inc. Announce Recall of Accessory Skis for Snowmobiles WASHINGTON, D.C. – The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Accessory Skis for Polaris snowmobiles Units: 1,700 Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn. Hazard: The accessory skis sold for Polaris snowmobiles could break, resulting in injury or death. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: The recalled skis are the red composite (nonmetallic) skis and were sold as an accessory item for use on Polaris snowmobiles. The part number is inscribed on the tail of the snowmobile ski. The part numbers of the skis are: Part Number Affected Part Number Stamped on Ski Replacement Black Ski (sold individually) 2872291-293 2872291-243 2872291-239 2872291-256 2872492-293 (RMK LH) 2872491-293 (RMK-RH) 1820610-243 1820610-293 5433175 5433175 5433175 5433175 5433260 5433273 5433175 5433175 2872291-070 2872291-070 2872291-070 2872291-070 2872492-070 2872491-070 2872291-070 2872291-070 The rear portion of the ski will have the part number stamped on it as indicated in the following diagram: Sold at: Polaris dealerships worldwide from November 2001 through December 15, 2003 for between $78 and $125 per ski. Manufactured in: U.S. Remedy: Consumers should stop using their snowmobiles immediately if they have installed red accessory skis and bring the skis or snowmobile to their Polaris dealer for replacement. Consumer Contact: If consumers are unsure if their snowmobile is affected or have additional questions, contact Polaris at 1-800-Polaris (1-800-765-2747) between 8 a.m. and 12 midnight ET daily or go to the firm’s Web site at www.polarisindustries.com. Consumers should have available the part number when they call.
- United States
Category ID: 2138
- Internal Injury