Deere & Company / John Deere Limited — John Deere Model 120R Loaders

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Product description

Green and yellow loader for compact utility tractors with “John Deere” and the model number located on the boom arms.

120R Loader

What are the defects?

Information about the proper ballast when the loader is attached to a John Deere model 2025R tractor is missing from the operator’s manual.

What are the hazards?

If improperly ballasted, the tractor can be unstable and create a risk of injury to the operator or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the recalled loaders until the operator's manual has been corrected.

All affected owners on record will be contacted to inform them of the situation and to advise them to contact their nearest John Deere dealer. For help locating a dealer consumers can go to

The affected 120R loader operator’s manuals will be updated by placing labels with the correct ballasting information over top of the existing charts with incomplete information.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised John Deere dealers

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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