01.John Deere Limited D100, D110 and D130 lawn tractors recall
The recalled lawn tractors are green, with yellow seats and mower decks.
Lawn tractors with the serial numbers listed below are included in these recalls:
1GXD100A+BB050246 through to 1GXD100A+BB050249
1GXD100A+BB051247 through to 1GXD100A+BB052949
1GXD110A+BB051711 through to 1GXD110A+BB051970
1GXD130ACBB050470 through to 1GXD130A+BB050526
The serial number is located under the right rear fender
What are the hazards?
In the D100, the brakes can fail, posing an injury hazard due to loss of control. In the D100, D110 and D130, the mower blades can spin longer than normal after the operator turns off the power, posing a laceration hazard.
What are the defects?
In the D100, hardware used to hold the brake assembly to the transmission housing can break. In the D100, D110 and D130, hardware used to hold the mower blade brake assemblies on the mower decks can break.
Dates available for sale
1st December 2010 - 30th September 2011
Where the product was sold
Nationally through John Deere Dealers
What should consumers do?
Stop using the lawn tractor until the service is performed and notifiy any person who may be operating the unit of the problem. Then contact a John Deere dealer as soon as possible to have the hardware inspected and replaced as necessary. This service will be performed at no cost.
Information sourced from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC)
Product safety recalls