Tag: VIN

Textron/ Arctic Cat Recalls 900 UTVs

Check to make sure yours isn’t one of the following. Arctic Cat recently announced recalls on Textron Off-Highway utility vehicles, which includes the 2019 Textron Havoc and 2018 Stampede and Rustler model side by sides. The affected vehicles are listed below with further details. Arctic Cat Recall – Textron Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel […] More »

  Comments | By - March 12, 2019

Polaris Recalls the 2018 RZR XP Turbo S

Check your VIN. Polaris has announced a recall of 2018 RZR XP Turbo S recreational off-highway vehicles due to potential injury hazards. It was found that, in the event of a high-speed rollover, the vehicle’s rollover protection structure (ROPS) can fracture, providing inadequate protection during a rollover. This recall involves model year 2018 RZR XP […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2018

Ask The Editors: Help Decode my ATV’s VIN Number

Dear ATVC: I was wondering if ATV VIN numbers work the same as cars and motorcycles? Like could you glance at the VIN and know when a quad was made and if it was stolen and so on? Thanks. Absolutely. All motorized vehicles manufactured after 1978 contain a 17-digit VIN number. It is made up […] More »

  Comments | By - September 9, 2013

Ask the Editors: Why Is There No CARFAX for ATVs?

Dear ATVC: They have services like Carfax that provide you with a detailed vehicle history report so that you can buy used with clear conscience. Why has nobody done something similar with ATVs? Good question- but digging up a little information on how services like Carfax work, the answer becomes clear. Carfax gets its data […] More »

  Comments | By - December 10, 2012