According to the US Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) John Deere recalls compact utility tractors sold between March 2017 and October 2017. This recall covers about 3,300 John Deere utility tractors sold in the US, as well as an additional 380 sold in Canada. The issue revolves around the ROPS (Rollover Protective Structure) connection at the rear of the tractor. There have been no incidents reported.
John Deere has a web page dedicated to the recall, along with a list of all the serial numbers affected. www.JohnDeere.com/1023E-1025R-ROPSbolt-Recall
John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors – US CPSC Recall 18-705
This recall involves John Deere model 1023E and 1025R compact utility tractors. They are green and yellow with “John Deere” and the model number printed on the hood of the tractor. The serial number is located on the right side of the frame by the front right tire. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is available at www.JohnDeere.com/1023E-1025R-ROPSbolt-Recall
Consumers should stop using the recalled compact utility tractors and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting purchasers of the recalled tractors directly.
John Deere dealers nationwide from March 2017 through October 2017 for between $12,000 and $13,900.
Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.