What are the defects?
It is possible that the inner saw blade guard can be improperly jammed in the fully retracted position, and subsequently expose the user to the rotating blade.
What are the hazards?
What should consumers do?
Owners should cease using these models immediately and contact Makita Australia on 1300 361 690 between 8.00am and 6.00pm EST to arrange modification by the nearest Makita Service Agent at no charge.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.