Chang Type Industrial Company of Taichung City, Taiwan, is recalling about 268,000 Porter-Cable 10-inch table saws sold in the U.S and Canada.
The motor can overheat, creating a fire hazard.
The firm has received 61 reports of the table saw motors overheating and causing fires. One consumer reported smoke damage to hid home. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Porter-Cable brand 10-inch table saws with model number PCX362010. The saws have a gray body with black accents and the Porter-Cable logo.
The model number and serial number are printed on the table saw’s nameplate, located on the back of the saw body near the bottom.
The saws, manufactured in Taiwan, were sold exclusively at Lowe’s Stores nationwide from June 2016, through September 2018, for between $100 and $180.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled table saws and contact Chang Type for a refund.
Consumers may contact Chang Type toll-free at (877) 206-7151 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at www.recallrtr.com/PCSaw for more information.