Makita—Circular Saws

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Published date

Product description

Models 5606B, 5806B, 5740NB. Recall applies to stock manufactured since 1996 and therefore applies to all serial numbers of these models.

Reasons the product is recalled

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.

The hazards to consumers


What consumers should 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.


Makita (Australia) Pty Ltd

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

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

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