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#148495 - 06/26/05 09:04 PM Recall to Repair Air Compressors
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CPSC, DeWALT Announce Recall to Repair Air Compressors
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: DeWALT Model D55143 Three-Gallon Hand-Carry Oil Free Air Compressor.

Units: About 3,840 units

Manufacturer: DeWALT Industrial Tool Company, Baltimore, Md.

Hazard: Due to a wiring insulation defect, the unit may pose a possible shock hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: No injuries reported.

Description: Only DeWALT D55143 three-gallon hand-carry oil free air compressors with the following date codes: 200448, 200453, 200502 through 200505, 200508, and 200509 are included in the recall. The date code is printed on the name plate on the rear air tank of the unit. Units marked with an “R” on the end cap of the unit are not included in this recall.

Sold At: Home center and hardware stores nationwide from January 2005 through April 2005 for about $250.

Manufactured in: China.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the compressors immediately and contact DeWALT for the location of the nearest service center to receive a free inspection or repair if necessary.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact DeWALT at (866) 397-3228 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.DeWALT.com


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#148496 - 07/06/05 03:14 PM Re: Recall to Repair Air Compressors
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Just answer this simple question to win our Star Prize-

The DeWalt D55143 Three-Gallon Hand-Carry Oil Free Air Compressor is manufactured :-

a) In an old folks' retreat in Key West.

b) On Mars by alien robots.

c) In China.
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