Deere & Company recalls John Deere D100 Series Lawn Tractors

Starting date:
August 4, 2015
Posting date:
August 4, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-54464

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Deere & Company

Affected products

John Deere D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160 and D170 Lawn Tractors

Product description

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

Hazard identified

The brake arm on the lawn tractor can fail, posing a crash hazard that could result in serious injury or death.

Neither Health Canada nor Deere & Company has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these lawn tractors.

Number sold

Approximately 370 of the recalled lawn tractors were sold in Canada at John Deere dealers, Lowe’s and The Home Depot stores.  Approximately 1,700 products were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from May 2015 to August 2015 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States

Companies

Manufacturer
Deere & Company
Moline
Illinois
UNITED STATES
Distributor
John Deere Canada ULC
Grimsby
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn tractors and contact the nearest John Deere dealer to make arrangements for a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Deere & Company at 1-800-537-8233 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday and between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's website and select Product Recall Information on the drop-down menu under Services & Support.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.