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John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles Recalled

Ki'Mii Sellers4 years ago

John Deere has issued a voluntary recall on more than 4,300 utility vehicles powered by Kawasaki engines due to a fire hazard. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the engine’s fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard to users.

110 Fuel Leaks Reported

  • Kawasaki Motors has received 110 reports of fuel leaks in the recalled engines.
  • Owners are urged to stop using these vehicles immediately and contact a John Deere dealer to have the fuel filter replaced.

Important Information about the John Deere Recall

Information provided by

  • This recall involves John Deere TH, TS and TX-model Gator utility vehicles that have Kawasaki FE, FH and FJ series engines. The model information is located on the vehicle's cargo box.
  • Only utility vehicles with the certain serial numbers are included in this recall. To find the full list of recalled vehicles visit, or the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website.
  • Kawasaki Motors is recalling the filters used in these utility vehicle engines and lawn mower engines equipped with these filters.
  • The vehicles were sold at John Deere dealers nationwide from November 2011 to August 2012 for between $6,600 and $9,400.
  • Consumers may contact John Deere at 800-537-8233 or visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website for more information.
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