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Recall: Toro Snow Commander and CCR Single Stage Snowthrowers

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On 2006-08-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Toro Snow Commander and CCR Single Stage Snowthrowers due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2000 for about $590 to $960.

About 80,000 units are involved in this snowthrower recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Snow Blowers & Throwers category in 2006. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 800,000 product units.

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Toro Snow Commander and CCR Single Stage Snowthrowers
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What is the problem?

The plastic fuel tank can crack and leak gasoline, posing a risk of fire and injury.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall now involves 2001 and 2002 Toro Snow Commander and CCR model snowthrowers listed below. The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the axle plate between the wheels.

These items were sold new+ at Toro dealers and Home Depot stores nationwide from September 2000 through March 2006.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should contact their local Toro Authorized Service Dealer to find out if their snowthrower is included in the recall. If necessary, the dealer will schedule a time and install a free replacement fuel tank.

For more information contact Toro at (800)689-8671 between 7:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday. Consumers also can visit the firm's Web site at www.toro.com - the Toro Company has notified registered owners directly.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Toro has received 882 additional reports of fuel tanks leaking. No fires or injuries have been reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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