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John Deere Recalls Tractor Backhoe Attachments Due to Crushing Hazard

  • John Deere model 485A backhoe attachment
Name of Product:
Backhoe attachments for compact utility tractors

The mounting hardware could loosen and cause the backhoe frame to rotate toward the operator, posing a crushing hazard.

Recall Date:
September 02, 2016
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Consumer Contact

Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or online at and click on “Services & Support” at the top of the page and then on “Recall Information” on the left side of the page. 

Recall Details


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled backhoe attachments and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all registered owners directly.


None reported

Sold At:
John Deere dealers nationwide from May 2016 through June 2016 for about $10,700.
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