T-18-01 - Seat Belt or Seat Back may Detach; Seat may Slide - 2018-2019 Polaris Slingshot Motorcycles

March 7, 2019

Seat Belt or Seat Back may Detach; Seat may Slide

If the seat belt buckle or seat back detach from the seat base, there would be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. If the driver's seat unexpectedly moves, it can cause the driver to lose control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V185

Manufacturer Polaris Industries, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,305

 

Summary

Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Slingshot motorcycles. The driver-seat and passenger-seat seat belt and seat back anchoring bracket may have been improperly welded. Additionally, differences in the seat assembly may prevent proper latching of the seat slider, allowing the driver's seat to move unexpectedly.

 

Remedy

Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt bracket and seat back welds, and the seat slider latching function. If the weld is missing or incomplete, or if the slider doesn't latch properly, the seat bases will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on March 25,2019. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284. Polaris' number for this recall is T-18-01. Note: this recall is an expansion of recall 18V-195.

 

Notes

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.


2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
POLARIS SLINGSHOT 2018-2019

2 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V185-3500.PDF 212.845KB

Download (PDF, 208KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V185-9409.pdf 245.987KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V185&docType=RCL


 

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