The Toro Company is recalling thousands of its snow blowers.
This recall involves approximately 6,700 of the Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers, model number 37802.
The model and serial number are located on the back of the snowthrower. Serial numbers included in this recall can be found here.
Toro says the machine's auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, posing an amputation hazard.
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The Minnesota-based company has received five reports related to this issue. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Toro Power Max Snowthrower and contact a Toro authorized dealer for free repairs.
Customers can contact the company's 24-hour Toro Dealer locator system by calling 833-254-8856 or online to locate a Toro authorized service dealer.