John Deere Recalls Zero Turn Lawn Mowers Due to Risk of Fire, Serious Injury or Death (Recall Alert)

This recall involves John Deere models Z445, Z645, Z655, and Z665 zero-turn mowers with serial numbers beginning with 1GXZ, manufactured from August 10, 2015 through September 9, 2015. A complete list of serial numbers included in this recall is on the firm’s website. The mowers are green and yellow with yellow wheels. The model number is on the front of the machine, near the operator footrest. The serial number is located behind the seat, in front of the engine. 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    A fuel hose could have been cut during manufacturing, allowing fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    No incidents or injuries have been reported. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled zero-turn lawn mowers and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. After identifying four reports of cut fuel hoses during the manufacturing process, John Deere is contacting all registered owners of the recalled lawn mowers directly. 
  • Sold At
    John Deere independent dealers nationwide from August 2015 through November 2015 for between $4,800 and $6,500. 
 
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