Cordless Drills Recalled Due to Fire and Burn Hazard
Harbor Freight Tools is recalling 108,000 cordless drills. The black trigger switch on the recalled 19.2v cordless drills can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Harbor Freight Tools Cordless Drills, model number 96526. The drills are blue and black and have a black trigger switch. They have a 19.2v rechargeable battery pack. The drill's model number is located on a yellow label on the left side of the drill. "Made in China" appears in black and red lettering on a yellow warning sticker located on the right side of the unit.
The recalled drills were sold at Harbor Freight Tools stores nationwide, via catalog and online from April, 2008 through May 2012.
Consumers should stop using the recalled drills immediately, remove the rechargeable battery and contact Harbor Freight Tools to receive a free replacement drill.
For additional information, contact Harbor Freight Tools toll-free at 800-444-3353.