RECALLS #19: Porter Cable table saw fire hazard

Porter Cable Table Saws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Chang Type
Recall Date: July 24, 2019
Recall Number: 19-172

Recall Summary
Name of product: Porter-Cable 10” Table Saws
Hazard: The motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact Chang Type for a refund.

Consumer Contact:
Chang Type toll-free at 877-206-7151 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.recallrtr.com/PCSaw for more information.

Pictures available here:
https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Porter-Cable-Table-Saws-Sold-Exclusively-at-Lowes-Stores-Recalled-Due-to-Fire-Hazard-Made-by-Chang-Type

Recall Details
Units:
About 258,000 (in addition, about 990 were sold in Canada)

Description:
This recall involves Porter-Cable brand 10” table saws with model number PCX362010. The saws have a gray body with black accents and the Porter-Cable logo. The model number and serial number are printed on the table saw’s nameplate, located on the back of the saw body near the bottom.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact Chang Type for a refund.

Incidents/Injuries:
Chang Type has received 61 reports of the table saw motors overheating and causing fires. One consumer reported smoke damage to their home. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Lowe’s Stores nationwide from June 2016 through September 2018 for between $100 and $180.

Manufacturer(s):
Chang Type Industrial Company LTD, of Taichung City, Taiwan

Importer(s):
L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan

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Jack ...

Thank you LWL.