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Written on: 16/02/2013
Opened housing and found armature on motor fell apart. Can't buy replacement from Toro. Would be easy to fix if part was available. Won't buy another Toro product and will pass along a suggestion to Home Depot not to carry their products made with inferior parts… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/09/2012 by hookle69 (1 review written)
I just joined the club..............2 year old, hardly used leaf blower/vac died......took it apart and a brush had come disconnected.....mamco motor...no parts available.....Toro...."a lot of rubbish"… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/07/2012 by chipperhill (1 review written)
My poor grandfather bought a toro leaf blower used it maybe ten times. while doing some yard work for him this summer i went to use his toro rake and vac to find after 30 seconds of running it it starts to die so i took it apart to find the motor was junk i tried to find a replacement motor which they do not sell so tell me this if u are willing to spend money on buying there tools why in the hell wouldnt they make it so u can buy even more of there junk parts i will never buy another toro… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/10/2010
I have just purchased this product and would advise that the collection bag allows dirty water from the leaves to seep through very quickly if the leaves are wet. I ruined a good pair of jeans using this product.
Its easy to use and to change from blower to vacuum though if the leaves are wet then you can expect to be wet too… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/07/2010
Similar problem with Toro electric trimmer - had a Mamco motor - no replacement motor available… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/07/2010
Wow! I had the same problem as other reviewers and this thing is bad! The motor started smoking and I think the motor brushes are gone. No replacement parts seem to be available. Used it may be 10-12 times and I can't believe the quality is so low.
Will never buy Toro products again… Read Full Review
Written on: 24/11/2009
same as the rest of reviewers - just over 2 years - motor dying, burned up inside - useless junk and no replacement parts available… Read Full Review
Written on: 02/11/2009
My wife's hair dryer has more punch to it !I should have caught on from the fellow returning it to Home Deopt who he just could not get it work.I'll be doing the same today… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/10/2009
Samo Samo......just past warranty...motor started to slow down and began smoking....I expected more quality from the Toro name brand.....won't buy thier products again… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/09/2009
Had my Toro for just over two years and it started to smoke and the motor would slow down. Took it apart and found the armature burned and two off the slots on the armature were severly damaged. In other words the motor was shot. The motor is made by MAMCO and toro does not offer a replacement.
This blower is not worth the price.
The other toro blower I had previously purchased caught fire while in use and I got it on viedo and put it on the internet for everone to see.
Good for TORO marketing… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/10/2008 by NOIC (1 review written)
Had my Toro Ultra Blower Vac 51599 2 years (just past the warranty) and it started smoke and slow down. Took it apart and one motor brush was discintigrated and the board was burt up. Toro doesn't offer replacement parts. Toro is supposed to be one of the best. If I wanted junk I would have purchased a $20 thow-away. No more money to Toro… Read Full Review
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