SAFETY RECALL NOTICE MITER SAW

SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE

 

DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws

The plastic rear guard assembly can break/shatter when struck, exposing the saw blade and posing a laceration hazard.

The following miter saw models are affected:

DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 (designated DHS790AB or DHS790AT2 on the carton)

Only date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected. 

The date code (20XX YY-ZZ) information is as follows:

20XX = year, YY = week, ZZ = plant code (either CJ or 49)

If your saw does not have a date code or you cannot locate it, please contact us.

Click here to download the complete recall notice.

Model Number and Date Code location on Miter Saw Recall

If the saw is marked with green or black dots as indicated in either of these two locations below, it has already been inspected and is not affected.

If the saw is marked with green or black dots as indicated in either of these two locations, it has already been inspected and is not affected.

If your miter saw is affected, STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY.

Repair Kit Request Form

This is the first group of numbers in the date code. ie. 2020-02-04

This is the second group of numbers in the date code. i.e. 2020-04-04

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If you have questions or need assistance, contact DEWALT toll-free at 800-990-6421 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday to Friday.

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