BOSCH POWER TOOLS PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of Bosch power tools that were reported from 1996 to 2021.
Common problems: burning, electric shock, sharp edges.
9 safety recalls announced
Bosch Mini-Grinder Alert by S-B Power Tool
Alerted 150 owners of portable Bosch Mini-Grinders that the wrong wheel guard was sold with the grinders. If the misfitting wheel guard loosens and touches the high-speed grinding wheel, consumers could be injured by parts of the shattered wheel.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Announce Recall of Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels
These abrasive cut-off wheels do not have correct speed rating labels. If used at the labeled speed rating, the wheels can burst, causing possible injury to user and bystanders.
Grinders Recalled by S-B Power Tool
Some grinders were shipped without the side handle, which is used to control and guide the tool. Use of the grinder without the side handle can cause consumers to lose control of the tool and be injured.
Power Tools Recalled by Various Companies
The switches on power tools, which were manufactured by Eaton Corp, of Cleveland, Ohio, can stick. The tools can continue to operate after the trigger has been released, posing a risk of injury to consumers. The tools can continue to operate after the trigger has been released, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Bosch Hammer Drills Due to Electrical Shock Hazard
Bosch 1/2 inch 2-Speed Hammer Drill with model number HD19-2, HD19-2D, HD19-2L and 1/2 inch 2-Speed Hammer Drills with model number HD 21-2 are included in this recall. BOSCH is printed in red lettering on the side of the drills.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Hammer Drills Due to Risk of Injury
The drill can continue to operate after the trigger has been released, posing a risk of injury to consumers.
Robert Bosch Tool Recalls Grinders Due to Risk of Burns
This recall involves Bosch 1380 Slim small, 4.5-inch angle grinders with date codes 502 through 511. The model number and date codes are located on the name plate affixed to the underside of the grinder.
Safety Alert: Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Abrasive Cut-Off Wheels Lack Safety Warning Label
The Abrasive Cut-Off Wheel packages are not properly labeled with precautionary information on proper use and operation. The failure of a user to follow the instructions below could result in injury.
Safety Alert: Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Masonry Drill Bits Lack Safety Warning Label
The drill bit packages are not properly labeled with precautionary information on proper use and operation. These and other manufacturers' 13-inch bits can bend when run at a high speed without being in contact with a work surface, resulting in loss of control of the drill and possible lacerations.
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4 issues reported
Bosch 3283 DVS
Sanding disc separated at high speed from its base, sending the disc flying off the machine. This was the whole part on which the sandpaper is secured. It flew away from consumer, and there was nobody else in the area.
Oscillating multi-tool's lever will lock in the open position so that the blade can be inserted. While operating the tool 43yom began to close lever, however, it snapped shut suddenly with force, cutting his finger badly. The lever itself is cast aluminum with sharp edges.
Consumer reported that drill bit doesn't have warning label. He was drilling when drill bit caused content to become projectile. He was not struck by pieces that was dispersed forcefully. He stated that unit might be tool that should be for industrial use not residential.
The Consumer reported that the power switch on the router does not fully engage into the off position and the router unexpectedly started itself as a result.
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