CPSC: Compact Utility Tractor Loaders
On 2018-05-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Compact Utility Tractor Loaders due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2017 for about $3600.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 6th recall of products in the Riding Mowers & Yard Tractors category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
Information about the proper ballast when the loader is attached to a John Deere model 2025R tractor is missing from the operator's manual. If improperly ballasted, the tractor can be unstable and create a risk of injury to the operator or bystanders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves John Deere model 120R loaders that attach to 2025R tractors. The recalled loaders are mostly green with yellow accents. The model number 120R is located on both sides of the loader. The serial number is located on the inside of the left boom arm of the loader. A list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.JohnDeere.com/120R-Loader-OM-Recall .
These items were sold new+ at John Deere dealers nationwide from May 2017 through September 2017 for about $3,600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled loaders and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free correction of the operator's manual. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers of the recalled loaders directly.
Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, or online at www.deere.com and click on "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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