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Very disappointed with my experience with John Deere product and service. Purchased a new John Deere D110 & 60hrs later the compression switch on the camshaft went. 650$ to have the cam replaced or 750$ to have a new motor put in the tractor. This is a known problem with these machines and it's ridiculous to think that something still so new could have such a large issue. The worst part of this is after contacting customer service I was told John Deere will not pay anything to fix the mower because it's 4 months out of warranty. I'm disgusted with John Deere for not stepping up to the plate and taking responsibility for a well known faulty compression switch issue on the 19hp Briggs. I would never purchase a John Deere made ANYTHING ever again.
Great lawnmower. Starts every time, rides good, not too bouncy and doesn't hurt my back. But too many thorns. John Deere should put solid tires on them.
Went to John Deere in Anderson yesterday. Bought lawn mower D155. Called this salesman named William. Told him I didn't like the mower. I am 62 years old. He told me I could trade it in but they would have to deduct $500 because paper work had went through. NO MORE business for them. Haven't even owned it 24 hours.
I bought a D155 yesterday in Anderson, SC and I called not even 24 hours later and asked if I could swap it in on another. Didn't even really use it. Just didn't like it and the way it cut grass. William said I could trade it in but at the cost out of my pocket $500. He said because paperwork had gone through. YOU GET NO MORE OF MY BUSINESS.
I purchased a Z235 mower 3 years ago. It has 200 hours. Very clean and well maintained. This year the bracket that holds the front part of the stamp deck broke. This is part of the frame of the mower. I took it to the local landmark dealer. Had the service manager look at it. He told me it was metal fatigue, due to bouncing around. I told him I just mow my 2 acre lot. He stated that the commercial mower I purchased was not built for that application. Not built to be a mower I asked? He stated, "No just not that size of lot." The Z235 is advertised as a commercial mower for large applications. Well not this one he said. So, no help will be provided by John Deere. Buyer beware!! Very expensive piece of equipment for only 3 years ROI. John Deere Sucks!!! Do not purchase John Deere equipment.
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I’ve had my 3038E a lil over a year. These are my issues. First, the brake sensor broke. Not a big deal. Second, it would overheat every time I mowed the 7acre field. Only took a few min to spray it clean. Third, the hydraulics would start to get more and more slack. Forth, the seat sensor would shut the tractor down at the worst and most dangerous times... And the final last straw is when my rock shaft housing broke and Deere said it was my fault but couldn’t tell me how I’ve could’ve done it. They didn’t even come look at it. They had the dealership send them a picture.
I have owned my Z235 John Deere for 3 years. The warranty is only for 2 years. This year the weld that holds the control arm for the mowing deck broke. I called the local Landmark dealer and spoke with the general manager, Roger. Roger stated this usually doesn't happen at all. However, even though this shouldn't have happened it was not under warranty. He would not offer any type of customer service or help for my 3 year old, $3,000 + -, broken John Deere mower.
It is important to understand there was nothing I could have done to prevent this from happening. The part that broke is 100% a manufacturing issue, not a maintenance issue. Poor construction of the unit. Buyer beware! John Deere, Landmark and General Manager Roger do not stand behind their product. More worried about the bottom line. It is very unfortunate that this expensive piece of equipment didn't last and John Deere and their dealers don't stand behind the craftsmanship on their units. Thank you.
My JD 318 is the very best mower I've ever owned and it has been the most dependable mower I've ever seen. It's horrible they stopped making that model. I would buy another one in heartbeat if still made them.
This is a company in which I’ve had 3 riding mowers and because of the 2 previous mowers I bought this last one. This one is just really poor quality.
I have been more than pleased with the John Deere 665 zero turn mower that we have owned since 2003. We use it to care for three yards that total over 6 acres. Regular maintenance and two new front tires.
My John Deere X340 has been a good mower overall. It cuts nice and has been very dependable. The main drawbacks are that parts are a little pricey and the transmission is sealed so there is no way to service it and no filter to change.
The mower is 10 years old and takes care of a small community's front entrance, the sides of the roads and my one acre. I can't seem to kill this thing and it has seen its share of abuse. Amazing product.
My D105 has done well. It cuts well but sometimes it cuts uneven as I have about 52 hrs on the meter. Have had it 4 about 3 yrs and I'm looking to get a ZT as I bought home with 1 1/2 acre to mow.
I've had John Deere mowers for many years and would never go to another brand. It's a mower you can depend on, it's sturdy, well built, easy on gas, easy to operate and has a sizable gas tank. I have a huge lawn to cut and I can always depend on it. They are expensive but you're paying for quality and you get it.
This one has a power bagger that picks up and pretty much everything and mulches what it picks up. It is 46" so the deck sticks out far enough that is no problem to mow right up close to anything you go by.
It was a good purchase and has been very dependable. I would purchase another but hope I don’t have to for a long time. The machine seems to be well built.
This is a great low-end John Deere LA115 lawn tractor. Makes quick work of the back lawn, with a lot less fatigue as compared to a walk behind mower.
My X475 tractor is one you get from a John Deere dealer and not sold in other stores. It is very heavy duty and like most equipment if you take care of it; it will take care of you.
I have been pass along to 3 dealers on my issue with my D130 Lawn Tractor. When you mow the lawn on number 3 you have a 2" wide strip down your lawn about 7' before the shoot. I had contacted JD main office and two local offices and brought the tractor in two times and still have the same issue. I first time they said the spindle was off and they had to order a new one, so I get it back and back the cut and same issue so when I called them back they said they didnt look at the deck because it was in for something doing with engine??? I told them look at the notes again and read me what I said when I brought this in and they couldn't find it. So the second time they said they couldn't find the issue and said they sharpen my new blades and that look like it fix the problem so I tip the deck over and the blades were never touch. And I still have the same problem.
I called them back again and told them the blades were never sharpen and the grass still has a 2" strip higher and have to make to cuts. Now they said they would get back to me and of course, they didn't and now I had to get extended warranty just to get this junk fix. So far John Deere said it was the blades so I change out the blades 5 time in one year then it was the belt, change that two in one year. So I paid 2,600.00 for a piece of junk. And when I called corporate they keep telling me to see local dealer and now they want to charge me to bring this in new machine. Now I telling everyone that John Deere don't care. They push junk and have ill equip techs. Now I want to sell this and buy a dependable machine. I'm 57 and never had I had to write such a terrible comment and had reach out 6 times in 1 1/2 years.
Our John Deere mower is reliable, easy to maintain and the best looking mower on the market, in my opinion. We purchased it four years and it still looks and runs like it's new.
John Deere units have stood the test of time, they're like a Timex, takes a lickin, but still keeps tickin, and you can still get parts for almost every make & model ever produced...
Bought a John Deere 730 riding lawn tractor with a 60 inch deck. The lawn tractor is very smooth running and the deck goes through heavy grass. The lawn tractor always starts and also has power steering. One feature I like is if want go reverse out of a tight space without the deck shutting down, use a hold down push button and the deck doesn't stop. Usually mows 2-3 areas at a time.
I have had this mower about 6-7 years with just normal maintenance. I would recommend John Deere to friends and family. It is a good sturdy built mower.
I have a JD Z925M with 60" 7 Iron deck, mulch on demand, and wheels. Overall I love this mower. The mulch on demand is great. The wheels ride a little smoother than regular tires and get better traction. The downside is that they will take your yard up if you not careful. The mulch on demand causes a little extra dust. But I would buy this mower again except with regular tires and wheels.
Having 2 Sabres and a John Deere V-Twin prior to this V-Twin, I stayed with JD having all 42" cutting widths, double bagger, dump cart, etc. The biggest issue is the battery compartment, as in the past I had a couple batteries drip acid below which shorted out electrical wiring and ate away at battery boxes... Thus poor engineering but perhaps my last JD?
Same amount of mowing done with this mower as with other mowers. This one did good but not as easy to take care of for a woman and rode rough. Didn't fit my body but good enough to ride it very long.
I bought a John Deere L118 in 2007. Right now it has 375 hours on it. It starts every time, no smoke and a great lawn tractor. I'm thinking of buying a new one, with an easier to use deck, that can switch from mulch to bag easier than I do now. My neighbors have Cub Cadet, nothing but complaints.
This mower I have had for 8 years, starts every time. (I do regular maintenance on it.) Mowing in a breeze, I have almost 2 acres to mow and I am 70 years old.
A real workhorse. Only wish the paint were more durable and didn't spot from bug spray. Very dependable, does everything I ask of it and is always ready to work. The best thing is I live on a farm with 3 other families, all of whom have had an aversion to anything John Deere. They have all gone through several mowers during the time I have had my Deere, and one of the men is now doing my yard with my mower. Think his mind has changed. He is in the market for a new mower. Let's see what he buys.
I bought my John Deere 8 years ago. I have never cut grass before in my life and now I enjoy it because the mower is so easy to use. I cut close to 3 acres in about 2 1/2 hours with no problems.
John Deere Company Information
- Company Name:
- John Deere
- Year Founded:
- 1 John Deere Pl.
- Postal Code:
- United States
- (309) 765-8000