Recall: John Deere Crossover Gator utility vehicles
On 2017-12-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding John Deere Crossover Gator utility vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2012 for about $13400 to $16100.
About 70,000 units are involved in this Deere & Company (John Deere) utility vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 16th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 1,000,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The steering shaft can separate from the steering rack assembly and result in a loss of vehicle steering control, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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 stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting purchasers of the recalled utility vehicles directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
John Deere has received nine reports of steering loss. No injuries have been reported.
+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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