Deere & Company Recalls Utility Vehicles Due to Injury Hazard

Posted on 19 October 2007

 

John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles 08509a

The brake calipers in the front of the utility vehicles may have been installed incorrectly, causing the vehicle to pull to one side during braking. This poses an injury hazard to consumers.  08509b

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

This recall involves the XUV and HPX Gator utility vehicles made by John Deere with model and serial numbers included below. These are four-wheeled vehicles with a cargo box. “John Deere”, “Gator”, “HPX” and “XUV” are printed on the side of the cargo box. The following model and serial numbers can be found on the serial number plate on the frame of the vehicle.

Model Serial Number
XUV 620i Gas MOXUVGX013294-016669
XUV 620i Gas MOXUVGT011480-012186
XUV 850D Diesel MOXUVDX011917-013329
XUV 850D Diesel MOXUVDT010001-010449
HPX 4X4 Diesel MOHP4DX050877-051453
HPX 4X4 Gas MOHP4GX051221-052763

Sold by: John Deere dealers nationwide from June 2007 through September 2007 for between $8,500 and $10,600.

Manufactured in: United States

Consumers should stop operating the recalled utility vehicles immediately and contact an authorized John Deere dealer in their area to schedule a free inspection. The company will provide free repair, if needed. Registered owners were sent direct mail notification of this recall.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact John Deere at (800) 537-8233 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT. Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.johndeere.com

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