According to a recall announcement published by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, John Deere X380 and X390 Lawn Tractors were recalled due to accident and injury risks. The recall announcement, released on July 07, 2022, states that the defect involves wheel hubs that were not manufactured in accordance with specifications and can fail. When the wheels fail, the tractor can lose propulsion and braking, leading to accident and injury hazards. There are 160 units in the United States that are affected by the recall. Another 30 recalled lawn tractors were sold in Canada. Purchasers are urged to contact Deere & Company online at deere.com and click on the “Recalls” link that is found in the drop-down menu under “Parts & Services.”
This John Deere lawn tractor recall only affects models X380 and X390. The lawn tractors are green and yellow in color and have John Deere plus the model printed on their side. The serial number can be found on the frame at the front right side of the lawn tractor by the engine. The recalled serial number ranges are:
- X380 – No deck with serial numbers from 1M0X380DXNM130065 through 1M0X380DXNM130068
- X380 – 48-inch deck with serial numbers 1M0X380AXNM132496 through 1M0X380AXNM132575
- X380 – 54 inch deck with serial numbers 1M0X380BXNM131269, 1M0X380BXNM131261, 1M0X380BXNM131277 through 1M0X380BXNM131302, 1M0X380BXNM131306 through 1M0X380BXNM131310, and 1M0X380BXNM131312
- X390 – 48-inch deck with serial numbers 1M0X390AXNM131261 through 1M0X390AXNM131295, and 1M0X390AXNM131298 through 1M0X390AXNM131300
Purchasers are urged to immediately stop using the lawn tractors and to contact a John Deere authorized dealer for a no-cost repair. John Deere has been contacting all known purchasers directly.
Deere & Company has received three incident reports of the lawn tractor not braking correctly. One injury has been reported so far.
The recalled lawn tractors stated that the recalled machines were retained at John Deere dealers nationwide and online at JohnDeere.com from April 2022 until June 2022 at the cost of $5,000 and $6,300. The recall number is 22-756.
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