Harbor Freight recalled over 1 million chainsaws because the power switch can stay on when it is turned to the “off” position. At least 3 people suffered chainsaw injuries due to the problem.
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Harbor Freight Portland Chainsaw Recall
May 14, 2018 — Harbor Freight Tools has announced a recall for over 1 million chainsaws, including:
- Portland 14-inch electric chainsaws
- One Stop Gardens 14-inch electric chainsaws
- Chicago Electric 14-inch electric chainsaws
What is the problem?
The power switch can malfunction and allow the chainsaw to continue operating after the operator moves the switch to the “off” position, posing a serious injury hazard to the operator.
How Many People Were Injured?
Harbor Freight Tools has received 15 reports of chainsaws continuing to operate after being turned off by the operator, resulting in 3 laceration injuries, including one serious arm injury requiring stitches.
What Chainsaws Were Recalled?
Harbor Freight Tools recalled two models of 14-inch chainsaws under three different brand names. They were sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores and online from May 2009 to February 2018 for about $50.
|Portland||67255 or 61592||Green and black|
|One Stop Gardens||67255 or 61592||Green and black|
|Chicago Electric||67255 or 61592||Red and black|
What Should I Do?
Consumers should stop using the recalled chainsaws and return it to their local Harbor Freight Tools store for a free replacement chainsaw.
For more information, contact Harbor Freight Tools at 800-444-3353 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT, email at email@example.com or online at www.harborfreight.com and click on “Recall Safety Information” on the bottom of the homepage.
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