Polaris Sales Australia Pty Ltd — Polaris youth quad bikes and parts for these models (extended recall)
What are the defects?
Certain parts in the affected quad bikes (and some of these parts sold as spare parts) may contain asbestos.
The importation of asbestos or goods containing asbestos into Australia has been prohibited under the Customs (Prohibited Imports) Regulations 1956 since 31 December 2003.
What are the hazards?
Available information indicates that these quad bikes do not pose a measurable health risk through normal use.
Consumers should not perform any maintenance, repairs or modifications on these quad bikes that may contact or disturb the bike parts that may contain asbestos - brake parts, gaskets and heat shield washers, depending on the vehicle.
What should consumers do?
Owners will be contacted about this recall by a letter to their Polaris-registered address.
Ace 150 vehicles will be repaired free of charge when normal in-service replacement of gaskets is required.
Your nearest Polaris dealer can be located using the search tool available at https://www.polaris.com/en-au/atv-ranger-rzr/dealer-locator
Authorised Polaris dealers
- 1 January 2000 - 19 June 2017
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.