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Toro Riding Mowers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

  • 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mower, model 74141
  • 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mower, model 74143
  • 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mower, model 74145
  • Model and serial numbers located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the left-hand side
Name of Product:
Toro® Z Master® Riding Mowers
Hazard:
The traction drive belt can wear through the mower's fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 27, 2012
Units:
About 2,600 in the U.S. and 31 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Toro; toll-free at (855) 493-0090, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.toro.com and click on Product Recall Information on the bottom right-hand side of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 2012 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers. The mowers are red and black. "Toro" and "2000 Series" are printed on the side and "Z Master Commercial" on the front of the mowers. The model and serial numbers are on a metal plate located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the left-hand side. The following models and corresponding serial numbers are included in this recall: model number 74141 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000784; model number 74143 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000887; and model number 74145 with serial numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312001178.

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled mowers immediately and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower. Toro has contacted registered owners of the recalled mowers.

Incidents/Injuries:

Toro has received five reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Toro dealers nationwide from January 2012 through August 2012 for between $7,700 and $8,700.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
13-048
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