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John Deere Recalls Gator Utility Vehicles Due To Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled John Deere utility vehichle
  • Back of Recalled John Deere utility vehicle
Name of Product:
Utility Vehicles
Hazard:

The dust boot on the throttle cable can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 11, 2017
Units:
About 9,700
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 Gator™ Utility Vehicles with model number XUV590i or XUV590i S4 printed on the hood and the “John Deere” and “Gator” brand names printed on the cargo box. The serial number, located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch, begins with 1M0590 and fall within the ranges on the chart below. The recalled utility vehicles come in several colors and have four-wheel suspension with side-by-side seating for two or four people depending on model.    

 

Model

Serial Number Range

XUV590i

1M0590T+++M010001 - 21714

XUV590i S4

1M0590F+++M010001 - 20554

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

John Deere has received four reports of the dust boot on the cable coming loose, one of which resulted in minor injuries.

Sold At

John Deere dealers nationwide from January 2016 through May 2017 for between $10,000 and $12,900. 

Manufacturer(s):

Deere & Company of Moline, Ill.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
17-739
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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