John Deere recalls lawn tractors due to crash hazard

Published: Aug. 5, 2015 at 7:46 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 12, 2015 at 7:46 AM EDT
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The brake arm on the lawn tractors can fail. (Source: CPSC)
The brake arm on the lawn tractors can fail. (Source: CPSC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - John Deere has recalled several models of riding lawn tractors because of a problem with the brake system.

The company said the brake arm on the tractors can fail and cause a crash.

The John Deere models being recalled are D110, D125, D130, D140, D155, D160 and D170 lawn tractors with serial numbers beginning with 1GXD. Click here for a complete list of serial numbers included in this recall.

The model number is printed on the bottom left and right of the hood in yellow. The serial number is located on the on the left side of tractor, under the fender, above the left rear tire.

Customers should not use their tractors until they are properly repaired by a John Deere retailer.

John Deere can be contacted at (800) 537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET or online at

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