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Polaris announces snowmobile recall

Polaris Industries, Inc. announced a recall on select model year 2015 snowmobiles when it was discovered that the steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.

550 INDY Voyageur 155

This recall involves the following model year 2015 snowmobiles:



The 2015 600 / 800 AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks were solid in black, red/ white, and silver / black color schemes. The AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks have either “600” or “800” decal on the hood along with either “RUSH” or “Switchback” on the rear of the left and right sides of the rear suspension tunnel. The 550 INDY Adventures and Voyageurs were sold in red or blue and have either “Adventure” or “Voyageur” decals on the left and right engine compartment side panels. The model names and numbers included in the recall are listed below: 

600 Switchback Pro-S


The model and VIN dumber are displayed on the right side of the tunnel. A complete list of the recalled vehicles including the VIN numbers is available at www.polaris.com. Affected vehicles were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014 through November 2015.

Owners should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner.

550 INDY Adventure 155

550 INDY Adventure 155


  1. This doesn't affect 2014 models?


    • Correct, Cliff. It's only 2015 models. Here's the link to the CPSC site: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/Polaris-Recalls-Snowmobiles/


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