SKIL SAWS PROBLEMS

skil saws

Information about the problems and breakdowns of SKIL saws that were reported from 2004 to 2021.

Common problems: electric shock, sharp edges.

Faulty modules: motor.

Recalls

2 safety recalls announced

Robert Bosch Tool Corp. Recalls Skil Circular Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Date: 8/15/2007

The trigger switch on the circular saw can be locked on or the switch can be turned on without the use of the safety lock-out. This can cause unexpected operation of the saw, posing a risk of laceration.

Robert Bosch Tool Recall of Skil Table Saws

  • Date: 12/6/2004

The blade drive mechanism may loosen or the motor can separate from the tool. Loosening of the blade drive mechanism can result in kickback of the item being sawed, resulting in possible laceration. Motor unit separation can cause the coasting saw blade to damage the saw wiring resulting in possible electric shock, or the separated motor could strike the user and cause injury.

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Problems

1 issues reported

SKIL 3800

  • Date: 11/16/2021

69 YOM reported, that while using the miter saw, the guard touched the blade and shattered, which caused serious injury to his left index finger. He went to the ER and then he was transported to another hospital for surgery. He was released the following day.

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