Having a table saw can help with a lot of projects on a job site or in a workshop. It enables you to do a lot of different cuts for a wide variety of projects. Chances are you probably did a lot of research before you bought one, but if you purchased a Porter Cable Table Saw anytime from June 2016 through September 2018 at Lowes's, here's some important recall information for you.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 258,000 Porter-Cable 10" Table Saws purchased at Lowe's stores because the motor can overheat and create a fire hazard. As of this writing the CPSC have received 61 reports of overheating leading to fires, with some smoke damage done to homes.
This saws involved in this recall have a gray body with black accents and the Porter-Cable logo with model number PCX362010 and the serial number printed on the table saw’s nameplate, located on the back of the saw body near the bottom.
If you or someone you know has one of these saws, you are asked to stop using it immediately and contact Chang Type for a refund. Call 1-877-206-7151 or click here for more information.
Photo Credit: United States Department Of Consumer Product Safety Commission