Polaris Industries—ATV 2006 Hawkeye 2x4 / 4x4 / Intl
What are the defects?
The affected ATVs have front bearing carrier castings which may have been produced with an insufficient amount of material thickness in the area where the lower a-arm and ball joint attach. The ATVs also have steering posts which may fatigue and break in the area where the handlebar attaches to the steering post. Failure of the components may lead to loss of steering control resulting in an accident and serious personal injury to the operator.
What are the hazards?
What should consumers do?
Consumers with an affected unit should stop riding immediately. Please contact your local Polaris dealer.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.