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    • 9/13/2016
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    • 20160816-79742-2147414979
    Incident Description: Was using drill to unscrew 2 screws which secure my dishwasher in place. As I was using the drill, smoke and sparks began to come out of the sides.
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    • 6/10/2016
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    • 20160330-BA08E-1563066
    Incident Description: (03/29/2016) The consumer was using the drill. She turned the drill off and put it down. The consumer saw fumes coming out of the drill. When the consumer saw the fumes, she threw the drill outside. The consumer stated that the drill came back on by itself. ... (More)
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    (6/10/2016) Contacted consumer and attempted to retrieve drill, battery and charger. All have been discarded. Offered refund. This drill's model number was sold in Canada; customer is unsure of actual model number of drill. In conversation with customer, there are ... (More)
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    • 3/1/2016
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    • 20160204-823AF-2147422012
    Incident Description: The battery for the cordless drill was in the charger and had begun to smoke and melt without tripping the breaker of the surge protector it was plugged into. The surge protector is plugged into a 110V outlet. If not noticed, it would certainly have caught ... (More)
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    (2/26/2016) The battery is under recall and both the battery and charger were replaced. Customer reports that he kept the battery on the charger whenever the drill was not in use; this is contrary to the instruction manual instructions. Customer was instructed to not ... (More)
    (3/2/2016) We have contacted this customer and replaced both the battery and the charger. He responded with an e-mail, copied below: From: [REDACTED] [mailto:[REDACTED]] Sent: Monday, February 08, 2016 3:38 PM To: [REDACTED] Subject: Outstanding Service I recently had ... (More)
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    • 9/10/2015
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    • 20150818-7C248-2147429207
    Incident Description: I went into the garage about 5:30am this morning and the garage was full of smoke and had a strong odor. After searching the garage I found my Kawasaki cordless drill, model #691761 on my work bench with a hole melted through the plastic near the trigger. The ... (More)
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    (9/8/2015) Customer was contacted. This drill was a part of the 2007 recall of defective Kawasaki drills but not returned at that time. There were no injuries nor damage beyond the drill itself; the drill will be returned to Alltrade for evaluation and replaced with a ... (More)
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    • 3/24/2014
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    • 20140227-12ECA-1389153
    Incident Description: The Kawasaki 19.2v cordless drill battery charger (purchased from Tractor Supply some time ago) started melting along with the filtered power strip that I had it plugged into. If by chance I did not check on it one day, this could have burned down my house. ... (More)
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    (3/18/2014) We have received the Kawasaki 19.2V battery charger, power transformer and power strip at issue from the complainant. We also contacted the complainant directly, who informed us that he had left the battery on the charger for 2 or 3 days, as was his custom, ... (More)
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    • 4/19/2013
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    • 20130327-7E5C3-2147457490
    Incident Description: I have a kawaski 19.2v 2 speed drill, model# 690075, s/n- 6020002743 purchased 4/31/06 at Sam's club in Milwaukee that the motor started on fire during use. This model# isn't part of the recall from alltrade.
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    • 11/20/2012
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    • 20120919-403B1-1273225
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that he was using his portable drill for approximately 10 minutes and he place down on the a wooden table. The consumer stated that he turned it off and then approximately 15 minutes later he noticed the battery was smoking. The consumer ... (More)
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    • 10/30/2012
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    • 20121005-F4263-2147463115
    Incident Description: Kawasaki cordless drill had internal fire. This is a different model # than the current recall
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    • 10/18/2012
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    • 20120925-61BEF-2147463444
    Incident Description: Kawasaki 19.2V cordless drill burning/smoking
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    • 10/9/2012
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    • 20120911-16B8D-2147463850
    Incident Description: After screwing 2 support 2x4's for drywall using my Kawasaki model 691220 (21.6V), I put my drill down and moved to the adjacent walk-in closet to paint. After a couple minutes, I heard a continuous noise, stopped painting and went back to the bathroom where ... (More)

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