John Deere Announces Recall of Utility Tractors That May Not Adequately Protect User
The rollover protective structure at the back of the tractor can loosen and fail
John Deere has announced the recall of approximately 3,680 compact utility tractors.
On the recalled tractors, the rollover protective structure (ROPS) at the back of the tractor can loosen and fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing a risk of injury.
Recalled Product Details
This recall involves John Deere model 1023E and 1025R compact utility tractors. The tractors are green and yellow with John Deere and the model number printed on the hood. The serial number is located on the right side of the tractor's frame by the front right tire.
Where were they sold?
The recalled compact utility tractors were sold at John Deere dealers nationwide from March 2017 through October 2017 for between $12,000 and $13,900 each.
No incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported, to date.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should stop using the recalled tractors and contact an authorized John Deere dealer to schedule a free repair. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers of the recalled tractors directly.
Consumers with additional questions or concerns about this recall should contact Deere & Company at (800) 537-8233.