Polaris General Recalled for Brake Issue

Source: Farm Online National post

NORTH MELBOURNE, Australia — Several Australian publications and online organizations are reporting that the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has issued a recall notice for the model-year 2021 Polaris General due to potential brake issues.

Marian Macdonald initially filed the report in a post on Farm Online National.

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According to Macdonald’s story excerpted here:

The vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect weld between the brake pedal pivot bracket and the EPS mounting bracket.

“The weld may separate and the driver may not be able to operate the brake pedal, increasing the risk of an accident and injury to vehicle occupants or bystanders,” the notice said.

“In the event of a serious accident, this may result in death.”

The agency’s records indicated there were 23 vehicels affected by the recall notice. According to Macdonald, Polaris said 13 vehicles had already been fixed and the remaining 10 were not sold.