Polaris Industries Recalls Motorcycles Due to Possible Engine Seizure

Polaris industries is recalling certain 2014 motorcycles because the crankcase might have been machines incorrectly, which could cause insignificant clearance between the crankcase and the crankshaft. These conditions can lead to unexpected engine seizure.

Engine seizure could cause the operator of the motorcycle to lose control, which could increase the risk of a serious crash.

The affected models are Cross Country Eight Ball, Hammer Eight Ball, High Ball, Jackpot, Judge, Ness Cross Country, Vegas Eight Ball, Victory Cross Country, Vision, Boardwalk and 2015 Victory Gunner motorcycles that were manufactured from Jan. 22, 2014, through April 25, 2014.

Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the crankcase clearance, as necessary, free. Owners are advised not to ride their motorcycle until the recall remedy has been performed. The recall began May 1, 2014.

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