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Joint USA-Canadian recall of Toro Riding Mowers

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Posted On 12.05.12 by in Uncategorized

Toro Rider Mowers Recall

Toro Riding Mowers issued a voluntary recall of its Toro Z® Master Riding Mowers due to fire hazard. The hazard can be caused when the traction belt wears through the mower’s fuel tank, causing a rupture, and resulting in a fuel leak. This fuel leak poses a serious risk of fire hazard to consumers.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission along with Health Canada, have issued the recall in cooperation with the Toro Co., of Bloomington, Minnesota.  Unless otherwise indicated by Toro, the U.S or Canadian Safety organizations, consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately.

A more complete recall list appears below, including:

  • Model #74141, including serial numbers 31200010 to 312000784
  • Model #74143,  including serial numbers 312000101 to 312000887; and
  • Model #74145, including serial numbers 312000101 to 312001178

The total number for the recall fall around 2600 mowers in the U.S. and 31 in Canada between January through August of this year.

Toro has been making all efforts to contact all registered owners of the recalled mowers. If you believe or know you own one of the listed above models, and have not registered your product or not been contacted by Toro yet, the company may be reached toll free at (855) 493-0090, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. Toro may also be contacted online here, where you should click the Product Recall Information at the bottom right-hand side of the site.

If you have suffered injury due to fire, or some other malfunction of the above recalled Toro models, you may by owed monetary compensation. Please contact the law firm of Ingerman & Horwitz at 1-800-776-4529, or use our online contact form to provide us with the details of your case. The initial consultation is free, and we can help you decide the strength of your claim, and how best to pursue it.

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