Makita Australia — Makita Petrol Chainsaws

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DCS6401 64cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
DCS7301 72.6cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
DCS7900 78.5cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw
DCS7901 78.5cc 2 Stroke Pro Series Chainsaw

Reasons the product is recalled

The product does not comply with ISO 13772. The non-manual chain brake function, normally activated by kickback, may not function correctly when required.

The hazards to consumers

Users may be injured by contact with the rotating chain if chain brake does not activate when kickback is experienced.

What consumers should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product, drain the fuel/oil and return it to their nearest authorised Makita dealer for repair.

Consumers can go to,219/view,… or call 1300 361 690 between 8am and 5pm (AEST) for help locating a Makita dealer. Consumers can also return the product to the place of purchase to arrange for a repair.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Makita dealers

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Responsible regulator

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

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