Polaris Slingshot Recall for Defective Replacement Swingarm

Replacement swingarms from previous recall repair may have been installed without sealing grommets.

Did you have your swingarm replaced after recall number 16V-255? If so, the replacement swingarms may have been installed without the sealing grommets that could affect the rear wheel speed sensor.Photo: Polaris
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: June 1, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V357000 Component(s): Powertrain Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,962 Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

THE RECALL: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Slingshot vehicles. The affected vehicles previously had their rear swingarms replaced during the remedy of NHTSA recall number 16V-255 (see that recall notice HERE). The replacement swingarms may have been installed without the sealing grommets installed, potentially resulting in road debris contaminating the rear wheel speed sensor.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Contamination of the rear speed sensor will disable the ABS and Traction/Stability Control, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the swingarms for missing grommets, installing them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-888-704-5290. Polaris' number for this recall is T-17-04.

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.