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Polaris recalls Gravely, Bobcat UTVs due to fire and burn hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that Polaris is recalling about 2,100 Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 and 6000 utility vehicles and an additional 2,700 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles. The utility vehicles’ exhaust header pipe can crack, posing fire and burn hazards.

The Gravely recall involves all model-year 2015 through 2018 Gravely Atlas JSV 3000 and 6000 gas-engine-powered utility vehicles. The recalled utility vehicles were sold in red and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. “Gravely” is printed on the rear box, and “Atlas” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle. The model and serial number can be found on the driver’s side and are visible from the front wheel well.

Consumers should contact an authorized Gravely dealer for a free repair. If the exhaust system becomes noisier, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles. Gravely is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Gravely has received seven reports of cracked header exhaust pipes. No injuries have been reported.

The vehicles were sold at Gravely dealers nationwide from September 2014 through July 2018 for between $13,000 and $15,700.

The manufacturer is Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn., and the distributor is Gravely Company, of Brillion, Wis.

The Bobcat includes about 2,700 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL utility vehicles. This recall involves model year 2015 through 2018 Bobcat 3400 and 3400XL gas engine-equipped utility vehicles manufactured by Polaris Industries. The recalled utility vehicles are white and black with orange decals and have one or two rows of seats and a rear box. “Bobcat” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle and “3400” or “3400XL” is printed on the rear box. The model and vehicle identification number (VIN #) can be found on a label under the seat and storage bin on the passenger side.

Consumers should contact an authorized Bobcat dealer to schedule a free repair. Bobcat is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Bobcat has received seven reports of cracked exhaust pipes. No injuries or fires have been reported.

The vehicles were sold at Bobcat dealers nationwide from August 2014 through July 2018 for between $10,000 and $15,000.

The manufacturer is Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn. The distributor is Bobcat Company, of West Fargo, N.D.

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