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August 2, 2002

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation Has Recalled Milwaukee Battery Charger

(SafetyAlerts) -  Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation Has Recalled Milwaukee Battery Charger because they can overheat.

Number Involved: 18,011

Defect: Certain automotive battery chargers, Catalog No. 48-59-0184 (all serial numbers), can overheat, resulting in a fire. This could then cause personal injury or property damage. This charger was also packaged with the Automotive 18 volt Impact Wrench Kit, Catalog Number

9079-23 (serial numbers 241A40152001 thru 241A402080126.

Remedy: Customers should stop using this product immediately. Milwaukee will send owners a new charger free of charge. Owner notification began April 1, 2002. Owners who do not receive the free replacement charger within a reasonable time should contact Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation at 800-414-6527.

[NHTSA Recall No. 02E033]

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.