John Deere Recalls 25,000 Lawn Tractors and Service Part Transmissions Due to Crash Hazard
The transmission in the recalled tractors can fail
John Deere is recalling 25,000 John Deere D105 lawn tractors. The transmission in the recalled tractors can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Around 500 transmissions that were sold as service parts are also included in this recall.
This 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. JohnDeere and the model number are printed on the side of the engine hood. The serial number is located on the rear frame of the machine above the left rear tire.
A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available 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.
Where were they sold?
The recalled D105 lawn tractors were 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 each.
No incidents or injuries related to this recall have been reported, to date.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lawn tractors and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair.
To find out more about this recall, contact Deere & Company at (800) 537-8233.