CPSC Recall - Issued 11/15/2012

John Deere Recalls Utility Vehicles Powered by Kawasaki Engines Due to Fire Hazard

Manufacturer: Kawasaki Motors Corp.
Product: Utility Vehicles
Hazard: The fuel filter can leak, posing a fire hazard.
Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves John Deere TH, TS and TX-model Gator™ utility vehicles that have Kawasaki FE, FH and FJ series engines. The model information is located on the vehicle’s cargo box. Only utility vehicles with the below serial numbers are included in this recall. The serial number is on the vertical frame directly below the driver’s seat. Serial Numbers: 1M04X2SJ++M070915 to 1M04X2SJ++M072247 1M04X2XC++M070040 to 1M04X2XC++M070213 1M04X2XD++M070314 to 1M04X2XD++M072731 1M06X4HD++M070049 to 1M06X4HD++M070372 Kawasaki Motors is recalling the filters used in these utility vehicle engines, and lawn mower engines that use the recalled filters, also.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: John Deere dealers nationwide from November 2011 to August 2012 for between $6,600 and $9,400.
Units: About 4,340
Consumer Contact: Deere and Company; (800) 537-8233, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or www.johndeere.com
Company Website: www.johndeere.com