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Toro Recalls Power Max Snowthrowers Due to Amputation Hazard


Toro Power Max Snowthrowers


The auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, posing an amputation hazard.

Brand Name:


Company Name:

The Toro Company

Company Announcement:

February 17, 2021

Company Announcement

Recall Details


This recall involves Model Year 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers with Model Number 37802.  The model and serial number are located on the back of the snowthrower.  Serial numbers included in this recall are listed on Toro’s website at


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toro Power Max Snowthrower and contact a Toro authorized dealer for a free repair.


The firm has received five reports of incidents related to auger failing to disengage when the control lever is released.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

The Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and Toro Authorized Dealers nationwide and online at,, and from November 2020 through January 2021 for about $1,200.


The Toro Company, of Bloomington, Minn.

Manufactured In:

Juarez, Mexico

Recall number:


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