Polaris RZR Recall: What You Need to Know

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Apr 23, 2016 11:30:00 PM

Polaris Recalls 133,000 RZR Off-Highway Vehicles

 

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On Tuesday, vehicle manufacturer Polaris Industries Inc. recalled approximately 133,000 of its “recreational off-highway vehicles” following more than 160 reports of fires, nearly 20 reports of injuries, and one death. With so many reports of the vehicles catching fire during operation, one has to wonder what sort of manufacturer could in good conscience take so long to recall these dangerous vehicles.

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Second Recall Issued After “Fixed” Chrysler Vehicles Catch Fire

Posted by Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA on Jan 16, 2016 3:50:35 PM

Following a 2014 recall of certain model year Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler this week issued a new recall of the same vehicles in connection with faulty wiring in the vehicles’ sun visors—the same defect reported in the original recall. This second recall comes after a government investigation was launched earlier this year in response to reports of electrical fires in vehicles that had purportedly been repaired. Regular readers will remember that this is the second recall repair failure in recent memory, as only four months ago Nissan recalled nearly one million vehicles after the manufacturer’s remedy for an airbag defect did not adequately fix the known issue.

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Topics: auto defects