SKILSAW SAWS PROBLEMS

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Information about the problems and breakdowns of SkilSaw saws that were reported from 2012 to 2020.

Common problems: noise, sharp edges.

Recalls

1 safety recalls announced

Bosch Recalls SkilSaw Miter Saws Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Date: 7/10/2012

The recalled product is the SkilSaw 10-inch compound miter saw, with model number 3316 and date codes 111, 112, 201, 202, 203 or 204.

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Problems

4 issues reported

SkilSaw 3315

  • Date: 10/17/2014

The lower blade guard on 51 YOM's miter saw partially broke away from the machine and made contact with the blade.

SkilSaw 3316-111

  • Date: 11/19/2016

The submitter stated that while the miter saw was in operation cutting a 2x4 piece of lumber, it made a loud noise and parts of the saw flew out of the machine. The projectiles included a section of the rip guide which appeared to be part of the pivoting blade guard.

SkilSaw 3800

  • Date: 7/24/2017

The consumer stated that while using the compound mitre saw to make a straight-cut on a piece of 1x3 whitewood, the lower guard assembly broke and came in contact with the blade causing shrapnel to fly in all directions. Issue identical to that in the recall on another model.

SkilSaw 3315

  • Date: 8/1/2020

The Consumer stated that when using the [miter] saw on an irregular shaped piece of wood, there was suddenly a loud noise, the work piece went flying forward and the guard broke into several pieces at high velocity. The Consumer found there was a recall for this exact cause.

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