Recall News: Polaris Slingshot Trike Recalled For Fuel System Issue

Do you see fuel leaking from your late-model Slingshot?

2015-2017 Polaris Slingshot recalled for fuel system issue.
A fuel line clearance issue is the cause for the recent recall of 17,795 late-model Slingshot trikes.Photo: Polaris
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: October 18, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V754000
Component(s): Fuel System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17,795
Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

THE RECALL: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured from March 4, 2014, to October 7, 2016. The affected vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the fuel line and the hood structure.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: The insufficient clearance may allow the fuel line to rub against the hood until it leaks fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

THE FIX: Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the replace the engine fuel line, and inspect the retention clips to reduce the risk of interference, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-16-03.

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.