19 Dec 2013
December 19, 2013
Name of Product: TimeMaster and TurfMaster lawn mowers
Hazard: The mower’s blade can break and injure the user and others nearby.
Consumer Contact: Toro toll-free at (855) 340-7686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.toro.com and click on Product Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Toro-Recalls-TimeMaster-and-TurfMaster-Lawn-Mowers/
Units: About 34,500 in the United States and 1,600 in Canada
Description: This recall involves 2013 Toro TimeMaster 30” and 2013 Toro TurfMaster 30” lawn mowers with the following model and serial numbers: Model number 20199 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313020271; model number 20200 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313007366; and, model number 22200 with serial numbers ranging from 313000101 to 313007146. The phrases “TimeMaster” or “TurfMaster” and “Toro” are printed on the front of the black and red mower. “Toro” is also printed on the side of the mower. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal affixed to the engine base above the left rear tire.
Incidents/Injuries: Toro has received ten reports of blades breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact Toro for a free repair.
Sold at: Toro dealers nationwide from November 2012 through October 2013 for between $999 and $1,799.
Distributor: The Toro Co., of Bloomington, Minn.
Manufactured in: Mexico