Polaris recalls Scrambler ATVs for throttle problem

Polaris Scrambler XP 1000

MEDINA, Minn. (WBAY) - Polaris is recalling almost 3,000 all-terrain vehicles because the throttle release switch can fail, increasing the chances of a crash. There were nine reports of the throttle failing and two minor injuries.

The recall involves all Scrambler XP 1000 ATVs from the 2014 through 2017 model years. They were sold since April 2013 and came in black, white, red and lime colors or trim.

Owners should stop using them immediately and contact a dealer about free repairs.

You can see if your Polaris vehicle -- any Polaris vehicle -- is under a recall by entering the vehicle identification number (VIN) at the top of this Polaris web page: http://www.polaris.com/en-us/rider-support/off-road-recalls.

The Scramblers were sold at dealers nationwide for about $13,000.