Deere & Company / John Deere Limited — John Deere XUV590 Gator Utility Vehicles

PRA number

2018/16972

Published date

Product description

Multi-purpose off-highway utility vehicle that are either green and yellow, olive drab, or camouflage colored with John Deere on the side of the box and the model number on the side of the engine hood.
XUV590
XUV590 S4

Reasons the product is recalled

The powertrain mounting hardware may have been only hand tightened, and not torqued to the proper specification. If the hardware falls out it may lead to the engine rocking during acceleration, and pinching of the throttle cable.

The hazards to consumers

If this occurs, it can result in the throttle being stuck open and operators not being able to stop the vehicle with the brakes.

What consumers should do

Affected owners should stop using their machine until it is repaired.

John Deere will contact all affected owners to inform them of the situation. Consumers should contact their nearest John Deere dealer to arrange for the inspection and repair of the machine. For help locating a dealer consumers can go to https://dealerlocator.deere.com/servlet/country=AU.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised John Deere dealers.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

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