The Toro Company of Bloomington, Minn., recalled about 6,700 Toro Power Max Snowthrowers due to potential safety risk.
The auger can fail to disengage when the control lever is released, posing an amputation hazard.
The firm has received five reports of incidents related to the auger failing to disengage when the control lever is released.
This recall involves Model Year 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE Snowthrowers with Model Number 37802.
The snowthrowers were manufactured in Mexico and were sold at The Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and Toro Authorized Dealers nationwide and online.
The company encourages consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Toro Power Max Snowthrower and to contact a Toro authorized dealer for a free repair.