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Recall: Frontier wood chippers

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On 2017-10-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Frontier wood chippers due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2017 for about $3800 to $8000.

Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Blowers & Yard Vacs category in 2017. Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls, involving about 4 million product units.

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Frontier wood chippers
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Company Contact Information:

Website: deere.com
Phone: 800-537-8233

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What is the problem?

The wood chipper's knives (blades) can break and discharge, hitting the operators or bystanders, posing a risk of injury.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Frontier Wood Chippers with model numbers WC1103, WC1105, and WC1205.The green and black landscaping machines have knives (blades) that grind up tree branches turning them into wood chips or mulch. The model number and "Frontier" brand name are printed on the side of the machine. The serial number is located on the inside surface of the right hand frame on the rear of the machine. Only wood chippers with the following serial numbers are included in this recall:

Model Serial Number
WC1103 1XFWC11XCH0801562
1XFWC11XVH0801563
1XFWC11XJH0801530
1XFWC11XPH0801539
1XFWC11XHH0801535
1XFWC11XTH0801524
1XFWC11XEH0801536
1XFWC11XCH0801537
1XFWC11XTH0801538
1XFWC11XCH0801545
1XFWC11XVH0801546
1XFWC11XCH0801540
1XFWC11XAH0801547
1XFWC11XAH0801550
WC1105 1XFWC11XCH0801568
1XFWC11XTH0801541
1XFWC11XPH0801542
1XFWC11XJH0801544
1XFWC11XLH0801548
1XFWC11XHH0801549
1XFWC11XLH0801551
1XFWC11XEH0801553
WC1205 1XFWC12XAH0800915
1XFWC12XVH0800914
1XFWC12XHH0800917

These items were sold new+ at John Deere dealers nationwide from July 2017 through August 2017 for between $3,800 and $8,000.

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 wood chippers and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all purchasers directly.

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.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported

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+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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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