John Deere ZTrak Riding Mower Recall [US & Canada]

Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: John Deere ZTrak Riding Mower Recall [US & Canada]Deere & Company, a Moline, Illinois establishment, recalls an estimated 3,718 of John Deere branded Residential ZTrak Riding Lawn Mowers due to suspected failure to disengage cutter blades when the operator leaves the seat and consequential risk of laceration and serious bodily injuries to the operator and/or those nearby, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC:; HCSC:

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Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain John Deere model Z335M, Z345M, Z345R, Z355R and Z375R residential ZTrak Riding Mowers.

The model number and “John Deere” are printed on the front of the green and yellow colored riding lawn mowers. The serial number begins with 1GX and is printed on the rear frame of the machine near the engine. The serial numbers of the affected Mowers are within the following ranges:

  • 1GX335MB+++080001 – 080545
  • 1GX335MC+++080001 – 080020
  • 1GXZ345B+++064067 – 064200
  • 1GX345MB+++080001 – 081117
  • 1GX345MC+++080001 – 080095
  • 1GX345MD+++080001 – 080010
  • 1GX345ME+++080002 – 080112
  • 1GXZ345R+++064384 – 064764
  • 1GX345RB+++080001 – 080491
  • 1GX345RC+++080001 – 080020
  • 1GX345RE+++080001 – 080064
  • 1GXZ355R+++064088 – 064253
  • 1GX355RB+++080001 – 080206
  • 1GX355RC+++080001 – 080010
  • 1GX375RF+++080001 – 080327
  • 1GX375RG+++080001 – 080025

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled ZTrak Riding Mowers are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the blades on the recalled Mowers can continue to rotate under power when the operator leaves the seat, posing a laceration risk to the driver and/or bystanders.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Residential ZTrak Riding Mower, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at Deere & Company at 1-800-537-8233 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST on Saturday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the Product Recall Information link on the drop-menu under Services & Support for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Riding Lawn Mowers, please search for “mower” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Deere & Company, please search for “Deere” using the Search Box at the top of this page.


More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-719
HCSC ID number: RA-65760
Recalls Direct RIN: 9795-2018
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