2006 Safety Recall on Framing and Circular Saws

Safety Announcement: Safety Recall on 7-1/4" Framing and Circular Saws            

DEWALT Industrial Tool Co. is recalling to repair certain DW378G/DW378GT 7-1/4" Framing Saws and DC300 7-1/4" Circular Saws because the saw's lower blade guard may fail to fully close, leaving the blade exposed and presenting a risk of injury.

This recall to repair program involves only the following saws:

Affected Saws  Date Code Range Date Code Location 
 DW378G/DW378GT 7-1/4" Framing Saw    200301 through 200637

 Bottom of handle, near power cord or on name plate.
*Saws with a "V" marked on the bottom of the handle, near the cordset are NOT affected.


 DC300 7-1/4" Circular Saw  200601 through 200637
 Underside of motor housing.
*Saws with a "V" marked on the underside of the motor housing or under the handle, where the battery is inserted are NOT affected

 This recall to repair program involves only the following saws:

If your saw is affected, STOP USING IT IMMEDIATELY, and call DEWALT tool-free: 1-866/854-5214 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday to arrange for a free repair.

Recall done in cooperation with U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.