November 12, 2003CPSC, Polaris Industries Inc. Announce
Recall of ATVs
The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation
with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless
Name of Product: Magnum, Trail Boss and ATP model all-terrain vehicles
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Hazard: Damage to the fuel tank grommet can cause a fuel leak, posing a
serious fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 265 reports of fuel leaks,
including one report of a fire that damaged an ATV. No injuries have been
Description: The recall involves the Polaris model year 2003 and 2004 Magnum
330 4x4 and Magnum 330 Mossy Oak ATVs and model year 2004 Magnum 330 2x4,
Trail Boss 330, ATP 330, and ATP 500 ATVs. The recalled ATVs have the
following model numbers, which can be found on the certification decal
located on the front center body panel: A03CD32(AA)(AC), A04CD32(AA)(AB)(AC),
A04CB32(AA)(FC), A04CA32(AA)(AB), A04JD32AA, and A04JD50(AA)(AB)(CA). The
name "Polaris" is prominently displayed on the right and left side of the
seat and/or on the side body panels.
Sold At: Authorized Polaris dealers nationwide sold the ATVs from February
2003 through October 2003 for between $3,500 and $6,500.
Manufactured In: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these ATVs immediately. Polaris will
notify all consumers with the recalled models and will arrange for a free
repair from their dealership or an authorized service center.
Consumer Contact: Consumers can contact Polaris at (800) POLARIS between 8
a.m. and 12 midnight ET Monday through Sunday.