The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has issued a recall notice for 2016-2017 Polaris Slingshot vehicles owing to a potential brake pressure switch issue. The 6860 potentially affected units were produced from December 28, 2015 through April 27, 2016.
The Safety Recall Report included in the notice explains that the brake pressure switch may have been over tightened, increasing the potential for a leak in the brake system. Only 3% of the vehicles in the indicated production range are estimated to suffer from the defect.
Polaris will notify owners of affected models and install new brake pressure switch seals for free. Owners can contact Polaris customer service at 1-855-863-2284 for more information. The Polaris recall ID number is T-16-02.