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November 12, 2003

CPSC, 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 otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Magnum, Trail Boss and ATP model all-terrain vehicles (ATVs)

Units: 14,000

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 reported.

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.

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