What are the defects?
When cutting at a 45 degrees angle, the blade cover does not open fully. If it is forced open by the operator the blade cover may become stuck and expose the spinning blade.
What are the hazards?
An exposed blade during use poses a serious injury risk.
What should consumers do?
Check the model and serial number of your saw. If the model and serial number of your saw is within the affected range stop using the saw immediately.
Contact Makita Australia Pty Ltd on 1300 361 690 between 8.00 am - 5.00 pm weekdays to arrange repair by the nearest Makita Service Agent at no charge.
Makita (Australia) PTY LTD
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale