Deere & Company recalls John Deere D105 Lawn Tractors and D105 Service Transmissions

Starting date:
September 20, 2017
Posting date:
September 20, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64522

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

Affected products

John Deere D105 Lawn Tractors and D105 Service Transmissions

Product description

This recall involves John Deere model D105 lawn tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1GXD105E, 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 can be found at the firm's website. The lawn and garden tractors are green and yellow with yellow rims. The model number can be found on the side of the hood of the tractor. The serial number is located on the frame of the machine above the left rear tire.

Hazard identified

A gear in the transmission can fail, posing a crash hazard that could result in serious injury or death.

As of September 11, 2017, Deere & Company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the Deere & Company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 1,200 of the recalled lawn tractors and 33 service transmissions were sold in Canada and approximately 25,000 of the recalled lawn tractors and 500 service transmissions were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled lawn tractors and service transmissions were sold from February 2016 to July 2017 in Canada. The recalled lawn tractors were sold from February 2016 to July 2017 and the service transmissions were sold from March 2016 to August 2017 in the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

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

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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.