Toro Recalls TimeCutter Riding Mowers Due to Fire Hazard

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Toro TimeCutter Riding Mower

Recall date: November 24, 2015
Recall number: 16-044

Recall Summary

Name of product: 2015 Toro TimeCutter Riding Mowers

The fuel filters on the mowers can become brittle and fractured, allowing fuel to leak and posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact: Toro toll-free at 844-521-2384 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Safety” at the bottom of the page, then “Product Recall Information” for more information.
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Recall Details

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About 8,600 (in addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)


The 2015 TimeCutter riding mowers are red and black, with a gray seat. “TORO” is printed on the front and sides of the mower. A black and white “TIMECUTTER” decal is located in front of the operator seat. The model number and serial number are located on a decal affixed to the frame, under the seat. The following models are subject to this recall.

Model Number Serial Number Range
74710 315000876 – 315002048
74720 315000101 – 315003342
74731 315000152 – 315000437
74750 315000101 – 315001155
74780 315000101 – 315001700
74781 315000101 – 315000150
74784 315000340 – 315001172
74787 315000403 – 315000437
74790 315000178 – 315000320
315001400 – 315001493
74797 315000624 – 315000698

The firm has reported five incidents of fuel leaking. No injuries have been reported.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers and contact the nearest Toro dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers with registered machines will receive a letter and a fuel filter, and may contact a Toro Dealer if they are uncomfortable with the replacement procedure.

Sold at

Home Depot and other hardware, lawn and garden stores nationwide from November 2014 through October 2015 for about $3,400.


The Toro Company, of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

Source:: DeTech

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