Black & Decker—Firestorm Cordless Drills

PRA number


Published date

Product description

Models FS1462F, FS1462FK, FS1462FKS (14.4 volt) and FS1882FK (18 volt). Date Codes affected: Model FS1462F - All date codes from 19990352 to 20020452; Model FS1462FK - date codes 19990352 - 20020452; Model FS1462FK/T

Reasons the product is recalled

The switch on these drills can overheat creating a risk of smoking and melting and may present a possibility of a fire hazard.

The hazards to consumers


What consumers should do

Stop using the Drill immediately, remove the battery pack and call 1800 654 155 to find your nearest Service Centre. You will be provided with instructions on how to return your drill for repair.


DeWalt Industrial Power Tool Company Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product category

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