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 Year 2017 Snowmobiles
S17EFK8PS 800 PRO-RMK 155 SC SELECT
S17EFK6PS 600 PRO-RMK 155 SC SELECT
S17EFK6PSL 600 PRO-RMK 155 ES
S17EFK8PSA 800 PRO-RMK 155
S17EGK8PS 800 PRO-RMK 163 SC SELECT
S17EGM8PS 800 PRO-RMK 163 3″ SC SELECT
S17EFS8PS 800 SKS 155 SC SELECT
S17EGP8PS 800 PRO-RMK LE 163 3″ SC SELECT
S17EFP8PS 800 PRO-RMK 155 LE SC SELECT
S17EFT8PS 800 RMK ASSAULT 155 SC SELECT
S17EFS8PSL 800 SKS 155 ES
S17EGK8PSL 800 PRO-RMK 163 ES
S17EFK6PSA 600 PRO-RMK 155
S17EGK8PSA 800 PRO-RMK 163
S17EFT8PSP 800 RMK ASSAULT 155 POWDER ES
S17EFT8PSD 800 RMK ASSAULT 155 POWDER
S17EFT8PSA 800 RMK ASSAULT 155
S17EFM8PS 800 PRO-RMK 155 3″ SC SELECT
S17EFK8PSL 800 PRO-RMK 155 ES
S17EFN8PS 800 RMK ASSAULT 155 3″ SC SELECT
S17EHP8PS 800 PRO-RMK LE 174 3” SC SELECT
Incidents/Injuries:

Polaris has received 13 reports of a steering post weld separation. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Sold At:

Polaris dealers nationwide from May 2016 through March 2017 for between $12,000 and $15,200.

Manufacturer(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s):

Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Name of product:
RMK and SKS snowmobiles
Hazard:

A weld on the steering post can separate, resulting in loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard.

Units:
About 6,000
Consumer Contact:

Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Product Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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