RECALL ALERT: “Amputation Hazard” with popular snowthrower

You need to take it back to an authorized dealer for repairs
Recalled Snowthrower

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Toro is recalling nearly 7,000 Power Max Snowthrowers right in the middle of an intense winter season nationwide.

Toro says the auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, which poses an “amputation hazard”. If you have this device you need to stop using it immediately.

These were sold at Home Depot, Ace Hardware and Toro Authorized Dealers nationwide from November 2020 through January 2021. Serial numbers would be in the ranges listed below.

You can search for an authorized Toro dealer HERE to get the repair done. You can also call 833-254-8856.

Five people have reported issues with this snowthrower, but no amputations or injuries have been reported.

Serial Number Range
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408727584 408733027 408977628 408977637 408978670 408978675
408733029 408846379 408977638 408977638 408978677 408978683
408846381 408846874 408977639 408977648 408978686 408978686
408846876 408848089 408977650 408977660 408978730 409039662
408848091 408848091 408977671 408977675 409039675 409039676
408848094 408848151 408977678 408977683 409039678 409039678
408848153 408848233 408977685 408977698 409039684 409039698
408848236 408848659 408977700 408977849 409039711 409039711
408848661 408848681 408977851 408977873 409039713 409039714
408848683 408848955 408977875 408977876 409039725 409039725
408848958 408848958 408977879 408977966 409039727 409039727
408848960 408848981 408977968 408977986 409039734 409039734
408848983 408914309 408977989 408978020 409039737 409039738
408914311 408914326 408978022 408978045 409039740 409039740
408914328 408914356 408978047 408978047 409039755 409039811
408914358 408914521 408978050 408978053 409042385 409042413
408914523 408914532 408978055 408978072 409042415 409042418
408914537 408914537 408978081 408978081 409042438 409042438
408914539 408914565 408978085 408978099 409042440 409042440
408914567 408914567 408978099 408978123 409042442 409042446
408914570 408914765 408978127 408978159 409042448 409042458
408914767 408914930 408978161 408978163 409042461 409042461
408914932 408914932 408978166 408978178 409042489 409042489
408914934 408914934 408978180 408978181 409042552 409042556
408914936 408915060 408978184 408978371 409042572 409042572
408915062 408915062 408978373 408978373 409042586 409042586
408915065 408915070 408978375 408978375 409042615 409042615
408915074 408915117 408978380 408978505 409042617 409042618
408915119 408977546 408978507 408978534 409042622 409042624
408977550 408977560 408978538 408978592 409042628 409042632
408977562 408977564 408978594 408978621 409042636 409042639
408977568 408977576 408978636 408978636 409042800 409042802
408977580 408977582 408978638 408978639 409042825 409042828
408977586 408977590 408978651 408978651 409042831 409042831
408977594 408977596 408978658 408978659 409042834 409042834
408977599 408977626 408978665 408978668 409042854 409042856
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