Name of product:
Lawn Tractors
Hazard:

Hardware used to hold the mower blade brake assemblies on the mower decks can break. This can cause the mower blades to spin longer than normal after the operator turns off the power, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 14, 2011
Units:
About 15,500
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Deere & Company at (800) 537-8233 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday or visit the firm’s website at www.johndeere.com

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves John Deere models X710, X730, X734, X738, and X739 lawn and garden tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1M0X. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available on the firm’s website. The lawn and garden tractors have “John Deere” printed on the side and are green and yellow with yellow rims. The model number is on both sides of the engine hood. The serial number is located on the right side, below the foot rest.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn tractors and contact the company for a free hardware inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None

Sold At:

John Deere dealers, Lowe’s, and Home Depot stores nationwide from December 2010 through September 2011 for between $1,500 and $2,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Deere & Company of Moline, Ill.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
11-325