Subscribe to 731 Woodworks on YouTube
Each year thousands of tools are recalled due to defects that could cause major injuries or even fires.
Websites Mentioned in the Video
DeWALT Miter Saw Recall – https://www.dewalt.com/miter-saw-recall?
Find All Recalls – https://www.cpsc.gov
Who Really Owns Power Tool Companies –https://www.protoolreviews.com/power-tool-manufacturers-who-owns-them/
Can You Get Money Back On Recalls?
There are a lot of questions surrounding recalls, and rightfully so. After all, no one wants to find out that the product they just bought has been recalled. But what happens if you have already purchased a recalled item? Can you get your money back?
The answer, unfortunately, is not always clear. It depends on the reason for the recall, the store where you purchased the item, and a number of other factors. However, there are some general things you can keep in mind if you find yourself in this situation.
First and foremost, it’s important to act quickly. The sooner you return the item, the more likely you are to get your money back. Secondly, make sure you have all the necessary documentation, such as a receipt or proof of purchase. This will help the store verify that you purchased the item in question.
Finally, keep in mind that recalls are not always black and white. Sometimes, stores will offer partial refunds or store credit instead of a full refund. It all depends on the situation, so be sure to ask about all your options before making a decision.
Recalls can be confusing and frustrating, but if you act quickly and do your research, you should be able to get your money back without too much trouble.
How Do I Find Out If My Product Has Been Recalled?
If you’re concerned that a product you own has been recalled, there are a few ways to find out. The first step is to check the website of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Here, you can search for recalls by keyword, or browse through recalls by category.
If you don’t find what you’re looking for on the CPSC website, you can also check the websites of major retailers. Many retailers will post recall information on their websites, in addition to issuing press releases.
Finally, you can always contact the manufacturer directly. They should be able to tell you if a product has been recalled, and what steps you need to take next.
DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws recall
DEWALT has received reports of a the plastic rear guard assembly can break/shatter when struck, exposing the saw blade and posing a laceration hazard on the DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 miter saws.
The following miter saw models are affected:
DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 (designated DHS790AB or DHS790AT2 on the carton)
Only date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected.
The date code (20XX YY-ZZ) information is as follows:
20XX = year, YY = week, ZZ = plant code (either CJ or 49)
If you own one of the affected models, please stop using it immediately and contact DEWALT for a free repair.
DEWALT Customer Service can be reached at 800-433-9327 from Monday through Friday, from
This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).