Toro Recalls Power Clear Snowblowers and Recycler Mowers Due to Fire or Burn Hazard

Toro Recalls Power Clear Snowblowers and Recycler Mowers Due to Fire or Burn Hazard.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Toro Power Clear Snowblower and the Toro 20″ Recycler Mower

Units:
  Snowblowers:   About 18,000 in the U.S. and 5,000 in Canada
    Mowers:   About 6,000 in the U.S. and 200 in Canada

Manufacturer: The Toro Company, of Bloomington, Minn.

Hazard: The carburetors on both products develop fuel leaks and can ignite when exposed to an ignition source, posing a fire or burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been about 500 reports of carburetor leaks. There were no reports of fire or injury.

Description:
  Toro PC-421Q Snowblowers:   The model/serial numbers are found on a decal on the underside of the rear of the unit. Model and serial numbers are:
    Model Number Serial Number
    38588 310000001 to 310999999 and 311000001 to 311003576
    38589 310000001 to 310999999 and 311000001 to 311999999
 
  Toro 20″ Recycler Mower:   The model and serial numbers are found on a decal on the left rear of the mower.
Model 20323; Serial number 310000001 to 310999999.

Sold at: Toro Dealers in the United States and Canada from September 2009-March 2011.

Manufactured in: Mower in Mexico; Snowblower in the United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the products and contact a Toro Service Dealer for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, including the name of a dealer near you, contact Toro toll free at 877-738-4440 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, or visit Toro’s website: www.toro.com

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