Bosch recalls PWS and GWS Angle Grinders

The following notice has been issued by the manufacturer:

Owners of series GWS 20, GWS 22, GWS 24, PWS 20, PWS 1900 and PWS 2000 angle grinders from the production period June through to August 2016 and of model GWS 24-230 JVX Professional with brake from the production period February through to October 2016 are asked to observe the following: Effective immediately, these devices must no longer be used or provided to others. Affected devices will be repaired or exchanged free of charge. Use the following link to view the Safety information.

How to check whether your angle grinder is affected:

1. Check whether you have one of the affected models:

The following models may be affected: Series GWS 20, GWS 22, GWS 24, PWS 20, PWS 1900 and PWS 2000 devices manufactured in Russia. You can see on the device itself which model you have (you can see where exactly in the following picture).

If you have one of the models listed, your device could be affected. Please continue with step 2 to check this. If your device does not belong to any of these models, your device is not affected.

2. Check whether your device is affected:

Please enter the device number and serial number of your angle grinder into the following verification form. Please note that both fields must be filled in.

If you have any queries, call our free service hotline on: 00800 83 646 704

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