Recall: AEG 58V chainsaw

Releasing a jammed chainsaw by cycling the ignition trigger could make it fail, smoke or catch fire.

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The problem

Techtronic Industries has recalled its AEG 58V chainsaws. If the chainsaw becomes jammed and you try to release it by cycling the ignition trigger, the chainsaw may fail, smoke or catch fire.


Affected AEG 58V chainsaws are battery operated and have the model number ACS58B.

They were sold at Bunnings between 23 May 2016 - 13 October 2016.

What to do
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Stop using the chainsaw immediately and either:

  • return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund, or;
  • contact Techtronic Industries Customer Service to register for a replacement chainsaw with a free AEG 58V 4.0 battery, once available.

For more information, contact Techtronic Industries on 0800 028 491 or email

Information provided by Product Recalls — part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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