The dust boot on the throttle cable can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping, posing a crash hazard.
Deere & Company at 800- 537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, or online at www.deere.com and select Product Recall Information on the drop-down menu under Services & Support for more information.
This recall involves John Deere Gator™ Utility Vehicles with model number XUV590i or XUV590i S4 printed on the hood and the “John Deere” and “Gator” brand names printed on the cargo box. The serial number, located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch, begins with 1M0590 and fall within the ranges on the chart below. The recalled utility vehicles come in several colors and have four-wheel suspension with side-by-side seating for two or four people depending on the model.
|Model||Serial Number Range|
|XUV590i||1M0590T+++M010001 – 21714|
|XUV590i S4||1M0590F+++M010001 – 20554|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all registered owners of the recalled vehicles directly.
John Deere has received four reports of the dust boot on the cable coming loose, one of which resulted in minor injuries.
John Deere dealers nationwide from January 2016 through May 2017 for between $10,000 and $12,900.
Deere & Company of Moline, Ill.
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