No injuries have been reported, but brake failure poses crash and injury hazards to riders and bystanders, according to a warning from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on January 31, 2018.
Consumers who own a John Deere Compact Utility Tractor should immediately stop using it and contact John Deere for a free repair. John Deere is contacting purchasers of the recalled tractors directly.
The recalled utility tractors are Model #2025R. They are green and yellow with “John Deere” and the model number located on the hood.
The serial number is located on the right side of the frame by the front right tire. The serial numbers of the affected tractors are within the following range: 1LV2025R×HJ100101 – 101005.
They were sold at John Deere dealerships nationwide between July 2017 and October 2017 for about $16,200.
For more information, contact Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or online at www.Deere.com and select “Product Recall Information” on the drop-down menu under Services & Support.