A&I recalls tractor canopies

The tractors Rollover Protective Structure can fail to protect the operator

By James Limbach of ConsumerAffairs

June 15, 2018

A&I is recalling about 6,500 A& I tractor canopies sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The canopies do not meet design specifications and can cause the tractors Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) to fail to protect the operator in a rollover accident, posing an injury hazard.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves steel A&I tractor canopies sold in green, blue, orange, red and dark red.

The recalled canopies are sold as a separate attachment that can be bolted to a tractors ROPS and come with mounting brackets and hardware.

The canopies, manufactured in Canada, were sold at John Deere dealers and non-John Deere resellers nationwide from September 2016, through April 2018, for about $350.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using tractors with a recalled canopy and contact an authorized John Deere dealer for a free repair.

Consumers may contact A&I at 800-657-4343 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.aiproducts.com or www.johndeere.com and click on Recalls under the Parts & Service drop-down menu for more information.

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