John Deere Recalls 1,700 Mowers for Safety Defect
John Deere has recalled 1,700 mowers due to faulty break. Many of the recalled mowers were sold at major retail stores such as Lowe’s and Home Depot.
About the John Deere Mower Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), 1,700 mowers have been recalled due to issues with the mowers' brake handles. Retailers including Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other John Deere dealers throughout the U.S. have been identified as dealers of the recalled product.
While no injuries have been reported, John Deere’s recall is strictly for consumer safety. According to recall releases, the mower’s brake arm breaks possibly leading to a hazardous or fatal accident.
If you or person you know owns one of the mowers detailed below, please discontinue use and contact a John Deere dealer to schedule a repair.
Description of John Deere Mower’s Effected
- The recall concerns certain John Deere Riding Lawn Mowers
- Affected units were sold within the months of May – August 2015
- The tractors were sold for $1,700-$2,700
- Recalled model numbers include: D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160, & D170
- Serial numbers for recalled units will begin with 1GXD