John Deere Recalls Gator Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

210521 Recalled John Deere XUV590 S4 Gator (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 21, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

John Deere Recall Summary

Name of product: John Deere XUV590 and XUV590 S4 Gator™ utility vehicles

Hazard: An error in the ECU (Engine Control Unit) software can result in the speedometer and several speed-related safety systems not functioning as designed, posing a crash hazard and risk of injury.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: May 20, 2021

Units: About 90

Consumer Contact: Deere & Company at 800-537-8233 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET Saturday, or online at and click on “Product Recall Information” on the drop-down menu under “Services & Support” for more information.

John Deere Recall Details

Description: This recall involves John Deere Gator utility vehicles with model number “XUV590” or “XUV590 S4” printed on the hood. “John Deere” and “Gator” are printed on the cargo box. The serial number is located on the frame on the rear of the machine above the hitch and begins with 1M0590. The recalled utility vehicles were sold in green and yellow, olive drab, and camouflage, and have four-wheel suspension with side-by-side seating for two or four people. The following serial numbers are included in this recall:

Recalled Serial Numbers
1M0590E+++M040005 1M0590M+++M041605 1M0590M+++M040114 1M0590M+++M040885
1M0590E+++M040034 1M0590M+++M041609 1M0590M+++M040406 1M0590M+++M040723
1M0590E+++M040088 1M0590M+++M041611 1M0590M+++M040204 1M0590M+++M041139
1M0590E+++M040092 1M0590M+++M041264 1M0590M+++M040532 1M0590M+++M041247
1M0590E+++M040159 1M0590M+++M041223 1M0590M+++M040542 1M0590M+++M041351
1M0590E+++M040190 1M0590M+++M041447 1M0590M+++M040075 1M0590M+++M040829
1M0590E+++M040245 1M0590M+++M041396 1M0590M+++M040511 1M0590M+++M040520
1M0590E+++M040269 1M0590M+++M041446 1M0590M+++M040190 1M0590M+++M040466
1M0590E+++M040285 1M0590M+++M041513 1M0590M+++M040313 1M0590M+++M040319
1M0590E+++M040296 1M0590M+++M041527 1M0590M+++M041166 1M0590M+++M040341
1M0590E+++M040301 1M0590M+++M040568 1M0590M+++M040713 1M0590M+++M040381
1M0590E+++M040306 1M0590M+++M040790 1M0590M+++M040436 1M0590M+++M040076
1M0590E+++M040307 1M0590M+++M041145 1M0590M+++M040734 1M0590M+++M040464
1M0590E+++M040326 1M0590M+++M041341 1M0590M+++M040122 1M0590M+++M040020
1M0590E+++M040388 1M0590M+++M041498 1M0590M+++M041270 1M0590M+++M040313
1M0590E+++M040413 1M0590M+++M040956 1M0590M+++M040457 1M0590M+++M040286
1M0590E+++M040448 1M0590M+++M041198 1M0590M+++M040110 1M0590M+++M040362
1M0590E+++M040518 1M0590M+++M041329 1M0590M+++M040366 1M0590M+++M040247
1M0590E+++M040559 1M0590M+++M041029 1M0590M+++M040096 1M0590M+++M040348
1M0590E+++M040621 1M0590M+++M041256 1M0590M+++M040243 1M0590M+++M040306
1M0590E+++M040060 1M0590M+++M041160 1M0590M+++M040426 1M0590M+++M040023
1M0590E+++M040020 1M0590M+++M041465 1M0590M+++M040166 1M0590M+++M040406
1M0590E+++M040065 1M0590M+++M041479 1M0590M+++M040066 1M0590M+++M040019
1M0590E+++M040096 1M0590M+++M041487 1M0590M+++M040788

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free software update. John Deere is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: Deere & Company has received four reports of speedometers malfunctioning. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: John Deere dealers nationwide from October 2020 through April 2021 for between $11,100 and $14,100.

Manufacturer(s): Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.

Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 21-748

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission