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Recall - Toro and Exmark Mowers And Utility Lloaders

Web posted on May 26, 2014

This recall involves various Toro and Exmark mowers and compact utility loaders. The Toro ZRT mowers are red and black. The Toro Dingo compact utility loaders are red and black with the exception of model 22321G which is green. The Exmark Lazer ZRT and Pioneer Series mowers are red and gray and the Exmark Navigator mower is red and gray with a white hopper.

The model and serial numbers are found in the following locations:
--> For the Toro ZRT and Exmark ZRT riding mowers, on a metal plate on the front of the mower below the seat,

--> For the Toro Dingo compact utility loaders, on a metal plate on the front right,

--> For the ExmarkNavigator riding mowers, on a metal plate below the hopper on the right hand side.

The following Toro and Exmark models and serial number ranges were sold in Canada and are equipped with the identified Kohler engine models CH740 and CV740:

DescriptionModel NumberSerial Number Range
Toro 5000 Series Z Master74915290000101 through 313000776
Toro 5000 Series Z Master74916312000101 through 313000227
Toro Dingo TX 427 Narrow Track22321290000101 through 313000200
Toro Dingo TX 427 Wide Track22322290000101 through 313000200
Exmark Lazer Z Advantage SeriesLZA27KC604863426 through 898201
Exmark Lazer Z Advantage SeriesLZAS27KC524793094 through 897026
Exmark Lazer Z Advantage SeriesLZAS27KC604791555 through 897538
Exmark Lazer Z E-SeriesLZE27KC604921923 through 980310
Exmark Lazer Z E-SeriesLZE740KC604312600125 through 313663278
Exmark Lazer Z S-SeriesLZS27KC524921598 through 975695
Exmark Lazer Z S-SeriesLZS27KC604920112 through 980915
Exmark Lazer Z S-SeriesLZS740KC604312600217 through 313641889
Exmark Lazer Z X-SeriesLZX27KC526921823 through 981002
Exmark Lazer Z X-SeriesLZX27KC606923098 through 978414
Exmark Lazer Z X-SeriesLZX740KC526312602676 through 312646532
Exmark Lazer Z X-SeriesLZX740KC606312600721 through 312653486
Exmark Lazer ZLZZ27KC526790624 through 896949
Exmark Lazer ZLZZ27KC606790100 through 897610
Exmark NavigatorNV27KC933690 through 971876
Exmark NavigatorNV740KC312603656 through 312654022
Exmark Pioneer S-SeriesPNS740KC604312600117 through 313664863

The Kohler engine electrical system can fail and may cause a fire hazard. Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately and contact a Toro or Exmark dealer to have them replace the identified electrical components.

The firms have received reports of 28 incidents with the recalled mowers and compact utility loaders. None of the incidents originated in Canada.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these recalled mowers and compact utility loaders.

The recalled units were sold from 2009 to 2013 at authorized Toro and Exmark dealers across Canada. Approximately 343 recalled units were sold in Canada.

The recalled engines were manufactured in the United States by Kohler Engines, Kohler, Wisconsin. The manufacturer of the units utilizing recalled engines is The Toro Company, Bloomington, Minnesota and Exmark Manufacturing Company, Inc., Beatrice, Nebraska

For more information, consumers may contact Toro toll-free at 1-855-340-7689 or Exmark toll-free at 1-800-667-5296, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the Toro website and click on Product Recall Information on the bottom right-hand side of the page.

For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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