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John Deere Recalls Riding Lawn Tractors

John Deere lawn tractor
Brake arm (purple)
John Deere lawn tractor

John Deere lawn tractor

Brake arm (purple)

Brake arm (purple)

Name of Product:
John Deere lawn tractors
Hazard:
The brake arm on the lawn tractor can fail, posing a crash hazard that could result in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 04, 2015
Units:
About 1,700 (in addition, 370 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Deere & Company at (800) 537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or online at www.deere.com and select Product Recall Information on the drop-down menu under Services & Support for more information.  

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves John Deere models D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160 and D170 lawn tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1GXD. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is on the firm's website. The model number is printed on the bottom left and right of the hood in yellow. The brand name is printed on top left and right of the hood in black. The serial number is located on the left side of tractor, under the fender, above the left rear tire.

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled lawn tractors immediately and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is also contacting all registered owners of the recalled lawn tractors directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Home Depot, Lowe's and other John Deere dealers nationwide from May 2015 through  August 2015 for between $1,700 and $2,700.

Manufacturer(s):
Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
15-205
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