SKIL BATTERIES AND CHARGERS PROBLEMS
Information about the problems and breakdowns of SKIL batteries and chargers that were reported from 2003 to 2015.
Common problems: explosion, overheating.
3 safety recalls announced
BatteriesPlus Expands Recall of Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard
This recall involves all RAYOVAC-branded replacement battery packs used with cordless power tools and have part numbers beginning with CTL. RAYOVAC, NI-CD or RAYOVAC, NI-MH and a part number beginning with CTL are printed in white lettering on the product.
BatteriesPlus Recalls Replacement Battery Packs Used with Cordless Tools Due to Explosion Hazard
This recall involves RAYOVAC-branded replacement battery packs used with cordless power tools. RAYOVAC, NI-CD and a part number beginning with CTL are printed in white lettering on the product.
Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recall of Skil Warrior Drill Battery Chargers
Voluntarily recalling about 2 million Skil Warrior drill battery chargers. The transformer inside the charger can overheat. If this occurs, the charger housing can melt and deform, possibly igniting flammable materials near or on the charger.
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1 issues reported
Consumer plugged the charger for a cordless drill into the wall outlet & it appeared to be operating normally. 2 hours later & the battery was extremely hot to the touch, the battery was not charged & the prongs that are inserted into the wall outlet were also extremely hot.
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