JOHN DEERE RECALLS LAWN TRACTORS AND SERVICE PART TRANSMISSIONS
Sep. 25, 2017
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission
A Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recall involves John Deere model D105 lawn tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1GXD105, and service transmissions sold by John Deere authorized dealers for use in the D105 lawn tractor. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.JohnDeere.com/D105-Transmission-Recall.
If the lawn tractor serial number is not on the firm's website and the transmission had been replaced from March 2016 through August 2017, consumers should contact their John Deere service dealer to check if the recall applies to their replacement service transmission.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn tractors and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. No incidents or injuries have been reported.
The equipment was sold at John Deere dealers, Home Depot and Lowe's stores nationwide from February 2016 through July 2017 for about $1,500. The service transmissions were sold by John Deere authorized dealers from March 2016 through August 2017 for about $300.
About 25,000 tractors were sold and 500 transmissions were sold as service parts. In addition, about 1,200 were sold in Canada.