John Deere Recalls Compact Utility Tractors Due to Injury Hazard

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Recalled John Deere 4R Series compact utility tractor

Serial number location of recalled John Deere 4R compact utility tractors

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.

Recall Details

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.

Recalled John Deere 4M & 4R compact utility tractor – open station

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.

Recalled Arroyo Wood Burning Fire Pit

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.

Recalled Black Diamond Log Splitter (model number BDBS32T - 32 ton)

An incorrect ignition coil and flywheel can cause difficult starting and engine kickback, posing a risk of injury to the operator.

WAYNE WaterBUG GLOW Model WWB Glow, 1/6 HP Multi-Use Pump

If water enters the electrical circuit board, it may cause a short circuit, resulting in the risk of fire, burns, and electric shock.

Recalled Models

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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