Engine block heaters on Polaris sleds recalled
Shock hazards leads to recall
Story by Staff, May. 20, 2009Email a friend Print Friendly RSS
According to the recall notice, the insulation of the electrical cord for the engine and battery heaters can fail during cold temperatures, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.
This recall involves model year 2009 Polaris IQ WideTrak snowmobiles with the engine block or battery heaters directly installed. Model number S09PU7ES is printed on the right side of the tunnel below the seat. This recall also involves Polaris accessory engine block heaters and battery heaters. About 530 units are affected by the recall.
The accessory engine block heaters and battery heaters were sold nationwide from January 2008 through January 2009 for between $70 and $80. The WideTrak snowmobiles were sold from April 2008 through February 2009 for about $8,400. No injuries have been reported
Consumers are asked to immediately stop using the engine block heater or battery heater, and contact any Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris has notified registered consumers directly about this recall.
For more information, visit the official Polaris Web site.