This recall involves Model Year 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers with Model Number 37802. The model and serial number are located on the back of the snowthrower. Serial numbers included in this recall are listed on Toro’s website at https://www.toro.com/en/product-safety-information/product-recall-information.

 

Name of product:
Toro Power Max Snowthrowers

Hazard:
The auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, posing an amputation hazard.

Recall date:
February 17, 2021

Units:
About 6,700

Remedy:
Repair

Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received five reports of incidents related to auger failing to disengage when the control lever is released.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold at:
The Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and Toro Authorized Dealers nationwide and online at www.homedepot.com, www.acehardware.com, and www.toro.com from November 2020 through January 2021 for about $1,200.

Manufactured In:
Juarez, Mexico

Recall number:
21-080

Source: CPSC