Polaris Issues Another Slingshot Swingarm Recall

Polaris Issues Another Slingshot SwingArm Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Slingshot vehicles. The affected vehicles previously had their rear swingarm replaced during the remedy of NHTSA recall number 16V-255. The replacement swingarms may have been installed without the sealing grommets installed, potentially resulting in road debris contaminating the rear wheel speed sensor. CONSEQUENCE: Contamination of the rear speed sensor will disable the ABS and Traction/Stability Control, increasing the risk of a crash….

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2017 Polaris RMK & SKS Snowmobile Recall

2017 Polaris SKS Snowmobiles Recall Alert

This recall involves model year 2017 Polaris RMK, PRO-RMK, SKS, and RMK snowmobiles. “Polaris” is printed on the seat and “RMK,” “PRO,” “SKS,” or “ASSAULT” printed on the side body panel. The snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model number and VIN are displayed on the right side of the tunnel. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit www.polaris.com. The following models are included in the recall: Polaris Model…

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BMW & KTM to Use New Bosch Technology

KTM & BMW to utilize new Bosch Technology on 2017 Motorcycles

Both BMW and KTM will utilize Bosch instrumentation for 2017. Since the features will require more use of the screen, Bosch also updated the manufacturing process for the TFT. Previously, the LCD and the glass of the screen were separate pieces. Now, the LCD is bonded directly to the glass. This has two benefits. First, it improves usability by reducing reflections. Second, the life of the unit is increased. Previously,…

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2014-2016 Yamaha WR250 Clutch Lever Recall

Yamaha WR250 Clutch Lever Recall

Yamaha Motor Corporation , USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 WR250 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2013, to June 1, 2016. Due to an incorrect assembly process, the clutch push lever oil seal may crack, allowing engine oil to leak out. CONSEQUENCE: If oil leaks from the engine, the oil may get on the rear tire, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY:…

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2015-2017 Polaris Slingshot SwingArm Recall

Polaris Slingshot Swingarm Recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured March 4, 2014, to September 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a swingarm that has insufficient strength. CONSEQUENCE: Due to the insufficient swing arm strength, the swing arm may fracture resulting in a loss of momentum or vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will…

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