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

The carburetors on both products develop fuel leaks and can ignite when exposed to an ignition source.

Recall date: April 26, 2011
Recall number: 11-207
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  • PC-421 Snowblower\t

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    PC-421 Snowblower\t

  • Model and Serial Number Location

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    Model and Serial Number Location

  • 20" Recycler Model 20323 Mower

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    20" Recycler Model 20323 Mower

  • Model and Serial Number Location

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    Model and Serial Number Location

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Toro Power Clear Snowblower and the Toro 20" Recycler Mower

Hazard:

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

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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Recall Details

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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

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.
Incidents/Injuries

There have been about 500 reports of carburetor leaks. There were no reports of fire or injury.

Remedy

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

Sold at

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

Manufacturer(s)

The Toro Company, of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured in

Mower in Mexico; Snowblower in the United States

  • PC-421 Snowblower\t

  • Model and Serial Number Location

  • 20" Recycler Model 20323 Mower

  • Model and Serial Number Location