01.John Deere Limited X300 X300r X304 Select Series Lawn Tractors-recall
John Deere X300, X300R and X304 Select Series™ Lawn Tractors with Kawasaki FS541V engines
The model number is on both sides of the tractor hood and the serial number can be found on the machine frame near the front right tire.
What are the hazards?
The engine may overheat and in some instances, the surrounding plastic could melt creating the risk of fire.
What are the defects?
The cooling fan installed on top of the front mounted Kawasaki engine in the lawn tractor can break.
Dates available for sale
1st September 2010 - 24th August 2011
Where the product was sold
Nationally through John Deere suppliers
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 this problem. Then contact a John Deere dealer as soon as possible to have the engine cooling fan replaced. This service will be performed at no cost.
Information sourced from Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC)
Product safety recalls