John Deere Recalls Gator Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

The fuel lines on John Deere Gator RSX850i utility vehicles can separate.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 10, 2013
Recall number: 13-717
  • John Deere Gator RSX850i Base utility vehicle

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    John Deere Gator RSX850i Base utility vehicle

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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Utility Vehicles


The fuel line can separate, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Deere and Company; at (800) 537-8233, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or and click on Services & Support for more information.

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Recall Details


About 4,650


This recall involves John Deere Gator™ RSX850i Base, Sport and Trail model recreational utility vehicles manufactured between May 2012 and October 2012. They have side-by-side seating for two people and were available in Realtree® Hardwoods™ HD Camo, olive and black, or traditional green and yellow. RSX850i is located on the hood. The serial number is on the rear frame above the receiver hitch. Only utility vehicles with the following serial numbers are included in this recall:


Serial Numbers:

1M0850TB++M010013 thru 1M0850TB++M010768

1M0850TS++M010001 thru 1M0850TS++M011932

1M0850TT++M010001 thru 1M0850TT++M012765


John Deere has received three reports of separated fuel lines. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a John Deere dealer to schedule a free inspection and free repair. John Deere is contacting all registered owners of the recalled utility vehicles directly.

Sold at

John Deere dealers nationwide from August 2012 through October 2012 for between $12,900 and $15,500.


Deere & Company of Moline, Ill.

Manufactured in

United States

  • John Deere Gator RSX850i Base utility vehicle

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