November 27, 2012
Toro« Z Master« Riding Mowers
Joint Recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Toro Co.
This recall involves 2012 Toro« Z Master« Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers with the following model and serial number ranges:
|74141||312000101 to 312000784|
|74143||312000101 to 312000887|
|74145||312000101 to 312001178|
The traction drive belt can wear through the mower's fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Toro has received five reports of incidents in the United States. No injuries have been reported.
Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these mowers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the mowers and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower.
For more information, consumers may contact Toro at 1-855-493-0090, between 8 AM and 5 PM CT Monday through Friday, or on the firm's website and click on the "Product Recall Information" found on the bottom right hand side of the page for more information.
Consumers may also view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Approximately 31 units of the recalled mowers were sold in Canada, and approximately 2,600 of the recalled mowers were sold in the United States.
The recalled mowers were sold from January 2012 to September 2012 at authorized Toro dealers across Canada and the United States.
Manufactured in the United States of America.
The Toro Company of Bloomington, Minnesota
2012 Toro« Z Master« Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mower, model 74141
Model and serial numbers located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the left-hand side.