Polaris Recalls Slingshot Three-Wheelers for Loose Steering-Suspension Connection

Bolted connections between the steering and front suspension may be loose on certain Slingshot models.

2017 Polaris SLINGSHOT recall
Polaris has issued a recall of the Slingshot to correct loose connections between the steering and the front suspension.Photo: Polaris
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: March 10, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V158000
Component(s): Steering, Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 254
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

THE RECALL: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2017 Slingshot, Slingshot SL, and Slingshot SLR vehicles. Three of the bolted connections between the steering and the front suspension may have been insufficiently tightened, possibly resulting in a reduction of steering and/or front suspension performance.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Reduced steering and/or suspension performance can affect vehicle handling, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected nuts and bolts, tightening them correctly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-17-01.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.