The mower’s blades can continue to rotate under power when the operator leaves the seat, posing a laceration risk to the user or bystander.
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 click on Product Recall Information on the drop-menu under Services & Support for more information.
This recall involves John Deere model Z335M, Z345M, Z345R, Z355R, and Z375R residential ZTrak™ riding mowers. The model number and “John Deere” are printed on the front of the green and yellow colored riding lawn mowers. The serial number begins with 1GX and is printed on the rear frame of the machine near the engine. The serial numbers of the affected mowers are within the following range:
Serial Number Ranges
1GX335MB+++080001 – 080545
1GX335MC+++080001 – 080020
1GXZ345B+++064067 – 064200
1GX345MB+++080001 – 081117
1GX345MC+++080001 – 080095
1GX345MD+++080001 – 080010
1GX345ME+++080002 – 080112
1GXZ345R+++064384 – 064764
1GX345RB+++080001 – 080491
1GX345RC+++080001 – 080020
1GX345RE+++080001 – 080064
1GXZ355R+++064088 – 064253
1GX355RB+++080001 – 080206
1GX355RC+++080001 – 080010
1GX375RF+++080001 – 080327
1GX375RG+++080001 – 080025
Note: The characters marked by ‘+’ will vary.
Consumers should stop using the recalled riding mowers and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting purchasers of the recalled lawn mowers directly.
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