Recall: John Deere XUV590 and XUV590 S4 Gator Utility Vehicles
On 2018-09-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding John Deere XUV590 and XUV590 S4 Gator Utility Vehicles due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2017 for about $10000 to $13000.
About 5,000 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 11th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The powertrain hardware can come loose, causing the throttle to stick. This could result in the operator not being able to stop the vehicle, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves John Deere Gator utility vehicles with model number "XUV590" or "XUV590 S4" printed on the hood. "John Deere" and "Gator" are printed on the cargo box. The serial number is located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch and begins with 1M0590 and falls within the ranges on the chart below. The recalled utility vehicles were sold in green and yellow, olive drab and camouflage and have four-wheel suspension with side-by-side seating for two or four people.
|Serial Number Range|
|1M0590EAxxM010001 - 1M0590EAxxM020029|
|1M0590EBxxM010001 - 1M0590EBxxM020004|
|1M0590EDxxM010001 - 1M0590EDxxM010014|
|1M0590EExxM010001 - 1M0590EExxM010008|
|1M0590MAxxM010001 - 1M0590MAxxM020071|
|1M0590MBxxM010001 - 1M0590MBxxM020025|
|1M0590MDxxM010001 - 1M0590MDxxM010018|
|1M0590MExxM010001 - 1M0590MExxM010012|
|1M0590MFxxM010001 - 1M0590MFxxM020004|
|1M0590MGxxM010001 - 1M0590MGxxM010049|
These items were sold new+ at John Deere dealers nationwide from September 2017 through August 2018 for between $10,000 and $13,000.
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 vehicles and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free inspection and repair. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers 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
John Deere has received two reports of the throttle cable sticking. 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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