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2007 - DEWALT DC305 Reciprocating Saw Safety Recall

Safety Announcement
DEWALT DC305 Reciprocating Saw Safety Recall

Safety Recall Notice

DEWALT DC305 Reciprocating Saw

DEWALT Industrial Tool Company is recalling to repair certain DC305 Reciprocating Saws because it is possible under certain circumstances for a short circuit to develop in the switch, creating a possible fire hazard.

This recall to repair program involves only the following saws:

Affected Saws Date Code Range Date Code Location
DC305 Type 1 Reciprocating Saw 200619-49 through 200640-49 Underside of handle where battery is inserted
Saws with an additional rib on the underside of the handle where the battery is inserted are NOT affected.

If your saw is affected, STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY, and call DEWALT toll-free:


Between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday to arrange for a free repair.

Recall done in cooperation with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.