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Porter cable table saws sold exclusively at Lowe’s recalled due to fire hazard

Chang Type is recalling about 258,000 porter cable table saws sold exclusively at Lowe’s stores due to a fire hazard.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard.

The 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.

They were sold at Lowe’s stores nationwide from June 2016 through September 2018 for between $100 and $180.

Consumers can contact Chang Type toll-free at 1-877-206-7151 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at recallrtr.com/PCSaw for more information.

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By: Jay Edwards Follow on Twitter | Like on Facebook

(Photo: Courtesy Consumer Product Safety Commission)

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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