John Deere 5045 Problems
Recalled John Deere 4R Series Compact Utility Tractor
Locating the Serial Number of Recalled John Deere 4R Compact Utility Tractors
Front cab support bolts that were improperly tightened during manufacture can fail during a rollover, posing a risk of crush injury to the operator.
Deere & amp; Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. at 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, or online at
and click “Recalls” in the drop-down menu under “Parts & amp; Services” for more information.
This recall affects green and yellow compact utility tractors with “John Deere” and model numbers 4044R, 4052R or 4066R printed on the hood. Each of the recalled compact utility tractors has a 17-digit serial number located on the right side of the frame, above the front axle. Each serial number included in the recall begins with “1LV” and ends with a six-digit number that falls within the following ranges:
Serial number Range
4044R 400284 – 401619
4052R 400381 – 403424
4066R 401588 – 407220
Consumers should immediately stop using recalled compact utility tractors and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all known buyers directly.
John Deere dealers nationwide from October 2016 through September 2019 for $ 40,000 to $ 50,000.
Deere & amp; Company, of Moline, Ill.
Rear wheel spacer bolts that were improperly tightened during manufacture can cause the wheel to fall off during use. This can cause the tractor to tip over, resulting in a risk of injury to the operator.
Wood stored underneath the unit can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
The on / off button may remain depressed during the on or off cycle, causing the tester to malfunction. Consumers checking electrical sources may not be warned of the presence of live voltage if the tester is not working properly, posing a shock hazard to users.
An incorrect ignition coil and flywheel can cause difficult starting and engine kickback, posing a risk of injury to the operator.
If water enters the electrical circuit board, it may cause a short circuit, resulting in the risk of fire, burns, and electric shock.
The spray gun connector can break, causing the hose and / or connector parts to detach during use, posing an impact injury hazard to the user.
This recall was carried out, voluntarily by the company, under the CPSC expedited recall process. Fast track recalls are initiated by companies, who agree to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and the solution to protect consumers.
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