Porter Cable Table Saws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Fire Hazard; Made by Chang Type
Name of Product:
Porter-Cable 10” Table Saws
The motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard.
July 24, 2019
About 258,000 (in addition, about 990 were sold in Canada)
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact Chang Type for a refund.
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.
Lowe’s Stores nationwide from June 2016 through September 2018 for between $100 and $180.
Chang Type Industrial Company LTD, of Taichung City, Taiwan
L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C.
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