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Alerts: Voluntary Recall

Toro Recalls Thousands of Lawnmowers and Snowblowers

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 to resell a recalled consumer product.

The Toro Company, of Bloomington Minnesota has recalled a total of 23,000 Power Clear Snowblowers and 6,200 Recycler Mowers throughout the Unites States and Canada.

There have been over 500 reports of carburetor leaks between both products.  These leaks can ignite when exposed to an ignition source, posing a fire or burn hazard.  Currently there are no reports of fire or injury due to this hazard.

Consumers should IMMEDIATLEY STOP using these products and contact your local Toro Service Dealer for a free repair.


Toro PC-421Q Snowblowers
Manufactured in United States
Sold Between    September 2009-March 2011
Model Number   38588 (found on a decal on the underside of the rear of the unit)
Serial Numbers   310000001 to 310999999 and  311000001 to 311003576

Toro PC-421Q Snowblowers
Manufactured in United States
Sold Between       September 2009-March 2011
Model Number 38589 (found on a decal on the underside of the rear of the unit)
Serial Numbers 310000001 to 310999999 and 311000001 to 311999999



Toro 20" Recycler Mower
Manufactured in Mexico
Sold Between    September 2009-March 2011
Model Number    20323 (found on a decal on the left rear of the mower)
Serial Numbers   310000001 to 310999999.


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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