John Deere X300 Select Series Lawn Tractors

Código SIAR: 19713
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Deere--Company-Recalls-Lawn-Tractors-Blade-Could-Operate-While-Mower-Unattended
Fecha de Publicación: 29 ago, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: Deere & Company (John Deere)
Descripción del Defecto: Deere & Company Recalls Lawn Tractors, Blade Could Operate While Mower Unattended
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
August 29, 2006
Alert #06-577
Deere & Company Recalls Lawn Tractors, Blade Could Operate While Mower Unattended
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: John Deere X300 Select Series Lawn Tractors
Units: About 16,000
Manufacturer: Deere & Company of Moline, Ill.
Hazard: A problem in the manufacturing process could cause damage to the circuit in the interlock module. If the interlock module fails, the mower blades will be able to run with no operator on the tractor seat. Consumers could suffer injuries from contact with operating blades.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: These John Deere X300 Select Series lawn tractors are green with yellow seats and wheels. The following model and serial numbers can be found on the serial number plate on the tractor's frame, which is located just above the front wheel axle on the right side of the tractor.
Model Serial Number Ranges X300 M0X300A012380 - 012875 X300 M0X300C020339 - 024949 X300 M0X300D011842 - 012375 X304 M0X304A013047 - 013964 X320 M0X320A017344 - 020858 X324 M0X324A012658 - 013220 X340 M0X340A012667 - 013498
Sold at: Authorized John Deere dealers nationwide from April 2006 through May 2006 for between $2,800 and $5,000.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: The company is directly notifying those consumers who purchased an affected tractor. Consumers should contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact John Deere's Customer Contact Center at (800) 537-8233 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Saturday, or at the John Deere Web site at www.deere.com