RECALL #28: DeWALT Recalls Drills Due to Shock Hazard

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Blog entry by lightweightladylefty posted 02-08-2019 02:03 AM 562 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Recall Date: February 5, 2019
Recall Number: 19-059

Recall Summary
Name of Product:
DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 drills

The drill’s wiring can contact internal moving parts, posing a shock hazard.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drills and contact DeWALT to schedule a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact:
DeWALT toll-free at 855-752-5259 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at and click on Service and Support then Safety Recall Notice for more information.

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Recall Details
About 122,000 (in addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada)

This recall involves the D e WALT DWD110 and DWD112 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills. The drills are yellow with black accents and have a power cable connected at one end. Only drills with date codes 2017-37-FY through 2018-22-FY are affected. If the drill is marked with an “X” after the date code it has already been inspected and is not affected. The model number is located on a label on the right side of the drill. The date code is etched into the body of the drill below the label. Consumers whose drill does not have a date code, or who cannot locate the date code should contact the company.

Product Name . . . . . . . . . UPC
DeWALT DWD110 . . . . 885911037518
DeWALT DWD112 . . . . 885911057319

None reported

Sold At:
The Home Depot, Lowe’s and other hardware stores nationwide, and online at and other online retailers, from September 2017 through November 2018 for between $60 and $70.

DEWALT Industrial Tool Company, of Towson, Md.

Manufactured In:

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#1 posted 02-08-2019 09:23 PM

Very good thank you LW
BTW, ... how is the planner purring?

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 02-08-2019 11:58 PM

Darn another recall on a tool I purchased

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 02-09-2019 06:28 AM


The planer is still running smoothly . . . and it has run a lot of board feet through it since the repair. I certainly do appreciate all the good advice I’ve gotten on this website to help me through the mechanical trials in the shop!


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