Author: David DeToffol
Uploaded: Monday, April 12, 2021, 5:03 PM
Last Edited: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 11:36 AM
We handle accident cases from Kobalt brand 40-volt lithium ion 12-inch cordless electric chainsaws.
Manufactured in China: Date codes from 11/01/13 to 03/31/20 are included in the recall. The chain saws are blue and black. “Kobalt,” “40v max” and “12 in. 30 cm” are printed on the chain saw. The model number and date code are printed on the label located in the rear handle. The UPC is located on the box.
Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Included) KCS 120-07 / 84182102474-1
Kobalt 40-volt Lithium-Ion 12-in Cordless Electric Chainsaw (Battery Not Included) KCS 120 / 84182101749-1
Hongkong Sun Rise Trading has received 48 reports of the switch contacts welding causing the chainsaw to remain in the “on” position.
Sold exclusively Lowe’s Stores nationwide and online at Lowes.com from January 2014 through March 2020 for about $200.
Manufactured & Distributed by Changzhou Globe Co. Ltd., of China & Hongkong Sun Rise Trading Ltd., of China