Polaris Recalls 2016-17 Slingshot For Possible Brake Issue

2017slingshotPolaris Industries, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Slingshot motorcycles manufactured between Dec. 28, 2015 to April 27, 2016. In the affected units, the brake pressure switch may have been over tightened in the affected motorcycles. Over tightening of the brake pressure switch may damage the seal, allowing brake fluid to leak, resulting in reduced brake performance and increasing the risk of a crash.

Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will install new brake pressure switch seals, 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-16-02. 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 www.safercar.gov.

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7 Responses to “Polaris Recalls 2016-17 Slingshot For Possible Brake Issue”


  1. 1 Boots Nov 3rd, 2016 at 7:39 pm

    I must admit, it’s a neat looking car!

  2. 2 2Wheels Nov 4th, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    Once you drive one you know right away it’s definitely not a car…

  3. 3 richards Nov 4th, 2016 at 6:13 pm

    Looks like a car to me…steering wheel, seat, side by side, seatbelts, roll bars…It IS a car!

  4. 4 RUB Nov 5th, 2016 at 4:47 am

    I wouldn’t drive one of these if you paid me………………………………………………

  5. 5 Led Boots Nov 5th, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    You know how much Polaris cares if you all think it’s a car or not? Yeah, exactly that much. What f*cking difference does it make? They exploited a gov’t loophole to build a fun machine. So what?

  6. 6 Ed Youngblood Nov 7th, 2016 at 12:23 pm
  7. 7 Blackmax Nov 7th, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    Recalls are gonna happen no matter what !!
    Seems to be a fact of life, these days !!!

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