Polaris has voluntarily
recalled 540 of its' 2009 IQ WIDETRAK snowmobiles due to a potential to cause
an electric shock hazard to riders, according to the Consumer Product Safety
According to the USPSC's
website, the insulation of the electrical cord for the engine and battery
heaters could fail during cold temperatures. This failure could result in an
There have been no injuries
This recall involves 2009
Polaris IQ WIDETRAK snowmobiles with the engine block or battery heaters
directly installed, according to the USPSC.
Consumers should look for
Model number S09PU7ES, which is printed on the right side of the tunnel below
In addition, this recall
involves Polaris accessory engine block heaters and battery heaters that were
manufactured in the United
These snowmobile accessories were
sold from January 2008 through January 2009 for $60 to $90 at dealerships. The
WIDETRAK snowmobiles were sold from April 2008 through February 2009 for around
Riders should immediately stop using the
recalled product and contact any Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair.
Polaris has notified registered owners directly about this recall.
For more information, contact Polaris at
(888) 704-5290 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit their website.