Deere & Co. has issued a recall of one of its lawn tractors and service parts transmission because the transmission can fail and pose a safety hazard.
The company voluntarily filed this recall with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, according to a federal news release.
The recalled model D105 lawn tractors with have serial numbers beginning with 1GXD105, and the service transmissions were sold by John Deere authorized dealers for use in this particular tractor.
The tractors were sold at John Deere dealers and Home Depot and Lowe’s stores nationwide from February 2016 through July 2017. The service transmissions were sold by John Deere authorized dealers from March 2016 through August 2017.
The tractor’s model number can be found on the side of the engine hood and the serial number on its rear frame above the left rear tire.
A complete list of serial numbers is available at John Deere’s website.
If the tractor’s serial number is not on the John Deere’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, according to the news release.
Consumers should contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair.
Editor’s note: We will provide information on recalls as they emerge to keep you safe and informed.
— Therese Umerlik | Editor