Frontier Wood Chippers Recalled by John Deere Due to Injury Hazard



This recall involves Frontier Wood Chippers with model numbers WC1103, WC1105, and WC1205.The green and black landscaping machines have knives (blades) that grind up tree branches turning them into wood chips or mulch. The model number and “Frontier” brand name are printed on the side of the machine. The serial number is located on the inside surface of the right hand frame on the rear of the machine. Only wood chippers with the following serial numbers are included in this recall: Model Serial Number WC1103 1XFWC11XCH0801562 1XFWC11XVH0801563 1XFWC11XJH0801530 1XFWC11XPH0801539 1XFWC11XHH0801535 1XFWC11XTH0801524 1XFWC11XEH0801536 1XFWC11XCH0801537 1XFWC11XTH0801538 1XFWC11XCH0801545 1XFWC11XVH0801546 1XFWC11XCH0801540 1XFWC11XAH0801547 1XFWC11XAH0801550 WC1105 1XFWC11XCH0801568 1XFWC11XTH0801541 1XFWC11XPH0801542 1XFWC11XJH0801544 1XFWC11XLH0801548 1XFWC11XHH0801549 1XFWC11XLH0801551 1XFWC11XEH0801553 WC1205 1XFWC12XAH0800915 1XFWC12XVH0800914 1XFWC12XHH0800917
Product:
Frontier wood chippers25
Retailer:
John Deere dealers nationwide from July 2017 through August 2017 for between $3,800 and $8,000.
Recall Date:    Oct 17, 2017
Injury:
None reported
Mfg:
Deere & Company, of Moline, Ill.
Mfg Country:
U.S.
Recall ID:    8159
Last Published:    Oct 17, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18700
Emert Status:    Announced