John Deere is recalling their Gator Utility Vehicles due to a crash hazard after discovering the dust boot on the throttle cable can come loose, resulting in the vehicle not slowing down or stopping.
About 8,500 units have been affected.
This recall involves John Deere Gator™ Utility Vehicles with model number XUV590i or XUV590i S4 printed on the hood and the “John Deere” and “Gator” brand names printed on the cargo box.
The serial number, located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch, begins with 1M0590 and fall within the ranges on the chart below. The recalled utility vehicles come in several colors and have four-wheel suspension with side-by-side seating for two or four people depending on model.
John Deere has received two reports of the dust boot on the throttle cable coming loose.
No reports of injuries.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact a John Deere dealer for a free repair. John Deere is contacting all registered owners of the recalled vehicles directly.
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