Mowers Recalled by The Toro Company Due to Injury Hazard

Mowers with the optional deluxe seat have an operator presence switch built into the seat that can activate the mower when the operator vacates the seat.

Recall date: March 30, 2011
Recall number: 11-731
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Toro Z Master ZRT Mowers

Hazard:

Mowers with the optional deluxe seat have an operator presence switch built into the seat that can activate the mower when the operator vacates the seat, posing an injury hazard from the blade to the operator and anyone in the vicinity of the mower.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Toro at (866) 946-3109, in the U.S. and Canada, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.Toro.com

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Recall Details

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Units

About 3700 U.S. and 109 in Canada

Description

These mowers are large commercial duty ZRT (zero radius turn) mowers with 52" to 72" cutting decks. They have light gray seats with an adjustment knob in the front of the bottom of the seat.

Model NumbersSerial Numbers
74264 260000001-260999999
74265 260000001-260999999
74266 270000001-280999999
74267 270000001-280999999
74274 270000001-280999999
74253 270000001-280999999
74254 270000001-280999999
Incidents/Injuries

Toro has received one report of a foot laceration.

Remedy

If your machine has the optional deluxe seat installed, which is light gray with adjustment knob on the front, contact Toro to have modification instructions sent to you. Consumers can make that modification themselves, or contact any Toro Dealer to have it completed for them at no charge.

Sold at

Toro dealers in the U.S. and Canada from September 2005 through January 2011 for prices ranging from $13,000 to 17,000.

Manufacturer(s)

The Toro Company, Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Picture of recalled Toro Z Master ZRT Mower

  • Picture of optional deluxe seat