Toro recalls Max snowthrowers
Toro is recalling Power Max Snowthrowers because the auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, posing an amputation hazard.
The 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.
The snowthrowers were sold at The Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and Toro Authorized Dealers nationwide and online from November 2020 through January 2021 for about $1,200.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toro Power Max Snowthrower and contact a Toro authorized dealer for a free repair.
Contact toll-free at 833-254-8856 to access the 24-hour Toro Dealer locator system, or online at www.toro.com/locator.