Recall: Attachment Kits For John Deere Snow Blowers and 52-inch Brooms
On 2019-04-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Attachment Kits For John Deere Snow Blowers and 52-inch Brooms due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2017 for about $200.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Amerequip snow blowers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The Attachment Kits are missing the product Operator's Manual which details proper attachment and use of the product, posing an injury hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Attachment Kits for John Deere Snow Blowers and 52-inch Brooms that are used with model 1023E, 1025R and 2025R Compact Utility Tractors. The John Deere snow blower and broom Attachment Kits were sold separately and have a label with BLV10793 or BLV10794 printed on the box.
These items were sold new+ at John Deere dealers nationwide from August 2017 through November 2018 for about $200.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using their John Deere Compact Utility Tractor Snow Blower or 52-inch Broom and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free copy of the Operator's Manual. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers of the recalled Attachment Kits. If an Attachment Kit did include an Operator's Manual, consumers can continue to use their Snow Blower or Broom.
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 for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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