Recall date: April 26, 2011
Recall number: 11-207

Recall Summary

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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
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:

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

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