Deere & Company, of Moline, Illinois is recalling John Deere Compact Utility Tractors because of the risk of injury in rollover accidents.

The problem is that 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. No injuries have been reported.

Approximately 3,300 of the recalled tractors were sold in the United States. In addition, 380 were sold in Canada.

The recalled tractors were sold at John Deere dealers nationwide from March 2017 through October 2017 for between $12,000 and $13,900.

Consumers should stop using the recalled tractors immediately and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair.

This recall involves John Deere Model 1023E and Model 1025R compact utility tractors. The tractors are green and yellow with “John Deere” and the model number printed on the hood of the tractor.

The serial number is located on the right side of the frame by the front right tire. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.JohnDeere.com/1023E-1025R-ROPSbolt-Recall

For more information, contact Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online at www.deere.com and select Product Recall Information on the drop-down menu under Services & Support.

John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors for Injury Risk

Source: John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

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