The Consumer Product Safety Commission has stated that certain riding mowers are being recalled over a possible fire hazard. Several news agencies are covering this recall.
The federal agency has stated that the recall that was previously issued in November of 2012 is now being extended because consumers reported more incidents. The reports show that the company is issuing a recall for extra 3,700 units of the Toro Z Master Riding Mowers because the idler pulley in these devices could rub against the fuel tank, increasing the risk of a potential fire. The reports indicate that these devices should not be used anymore until the company has inspected and repaired the devices fully.
The reports indicate that consumers with the recalled products are being urged to contact authorized dealers to have this issue promptly repaired in order to prevent a fire and any injuries.
This recent recall announcement is related to products that come with serial numbers that range from 312000101 to 31200784 and 313000101 to 313000364. For more model numbers that may have been affected and more details on this particular recall and how to have this issue promptly eradicated, click here for the full announcement.
Act promptly if you were affected to stay safe.