Approximately 2,600 Toro Z Master Commercial 2000 Series ZRT riding mowers are being as it has been discovered that the traction drive belt can wear through the mower’s fuel tank and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
The recall affects the 2012 mowers, which are red and black with “Toro” and “2000 Series” printed on the side, with “Z Master Commercial” on the front. The model and serial numbers are on a metal plate located at the front of the mower, below the seat, on the left-hand side. The following models and corresponding serial numbers are included in this recall:
- Model Number 74141 with Serial Numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000784
- Model Number 74143 with Serial Numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312000887
- Model Number 74145 with Serial Numbers ranging from 312000101 to 312001178
Consumers are being instructed to immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact a Toro dealer to schedule a free repair and/or to check if the repair has already been made to the mower.
To date, Toro has received five reports of incidents, though no injuries have been reported.