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Recall Roundup: Kobalt and Greenworks 80-volt 18”

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Recall Roundup: Kobalt and Greenworks 80-volt 18”

For our outdoor themed June/July 2018 issue, we’ve pulled together a two-page list of related product failures, including this item:

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The Chain Gang

Kobalt and Greenworks 80-volt 18” Cordless Electric Chainsaws

Models affected: Kobalt KCS 180B-06; Greenworks Pro GCS80450 and GCS80421

Potential Problem: A brake guard can fail in a kickback situation, allowing the chain to continue spinning.

Sold: Around 900 of the Kobalt and 1,200 Greenworks Pro models were sold between September 2016 and October 2017.

Contact: Greenworks Tools, 888-266-7096; GreenworksTools.com

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