Toro Recalls TimeCutter Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard

The 2015 TimeCutter riding mowers are red and black, with a gray seat. “TORO” is printed on the front and sides of the mower. A black and white “TIMECUTTER” decal is located in front of the operator seat. The model number and serial number are located on a decal affixed to the frame, under the seat. The following models are subject to this recall.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The fuel filters on the mowers can become brittle and fractured, allowing fuel to leak and posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    The firm has reported five incidents of fuel leaking. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact the nearest Toro dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers with registered machines will receive a letter and a fuel filter, and may contact a Toro Dealer if they are uncomfortable with the replacement procedure. 
  • Sold At
    Home Depot and other hardware, lawn and garden stores nationwide from November 2014 through October 2015 for about $3,400.
 
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