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
Hazard: The motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard.
Recall date: July 24, 2019
Units: About 258,000 (in addition, about 990 were sold in Canada)
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.
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: Chang Type Industrial Company LTD, of Taichung City, Taiwan
Importer: L G Sourcing, Inc., of Wilkesboro, N.C.
Manufactured In: Taiwan