Deere & Company / John Deere Limited — John Deere model year 2012 through 2018 XUV825, XUV825 S4, XUV855, and XUV855 S4 Crossover Gator Utility Vehicles with power steering.
Multi-purpose off-highway cross-over utility vehicle that are either green and yellow, olive, camouflage, or black with “John Deere” and the model number on the side of the vehicle.
What are the defects?
The steering shaft has the potential to separate from the steering rack assembly which may result in a loss of vehicle steering control.
What are the hazards?
The loss of vehicle steering control could create a potential crash hazard.
What should consumers do?
Consumers are advised to stop using their utility vehicle immediately and contact their local authorized John Deere dealer to arrange repairs at no cost.
Consumers can access the Dealer Locator tool at https://deere.com.au/en/