John Deere Gator Utility Vehicle recalled for repair
(Best Syndication News) - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the voluntary recall of John Deere Gator™ RSX850i Base, Sport, and Trail model utility vehicles because the fuel line could come apart and become a potential fire danger. John Deere dealers will be offering a free inspection and repair to remedy this problem.
Around 4,650 of the John Deere Gator Utility vehicles are involved in the recall. Deere and Company (NYSE:DE) received three reports of the fuel line separating, with no injuries involved. The vehicles were sold between August 2012 and October 2012 by John Deere dealers at a cost between $12,900 and $15,500.
The recalled John Deere Gator RSX850i Base, Sport, and Trail model was manufactured between May 2012 and October 2012. The recreational vehicle came in either Realtree Hardwoods HD Camo, olive and black, or traditional green and yellow. On the hood is printed “RSX850i.” The list of serial numbers involved in the recall is below. The serial number can be found on the rear frame about the receiver hitch.
Consumers who have the recalled John Deere utility vehicles should contact a John Deere dealer to schedule a time to get a free inspection, and if necessary, a free repair. John Deere will be contacting all registered owners who purchased their recalled products.
More information about the recall is available at http://www.deere.com/wps/dcom/en_US/services_and_support/product_safety/recalls/safety_product_recall_information.page?%0A%09%09%20%09. Additionally, John Deere can be contacted by telephone at (800) 537-8233, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET.
By: N Wilson
John Deere Gator Utility vehicles Serial Number Recall List
|1M0850TB++M010013 thru 1M0850TB++M010768|
|1M0850TS++M010001 thru 1M0850TS++M011932|
|1M0850TT++M010001 thru 1M0850TT++M012765|