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Brand new miter saw/ran for 10 hours power was not consistent, then nothing

This is a makita sliding dual mitersaw # LS1013, that I bought a few years ago (brand new) as a back up. I never used it under it's warranty. Shipped it to Hawaii and repair guy here says it needs a new motor. Has this been a problem with these saws, or do I have a lemon?
I've been a Makita guy for ever and have bought many of your tools, I recently bought my fifth power planer over my carpentry carrier and I'm pretty disappointed with this saw.

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What part of the motor has blown? There is the armature and field coil and they won't always need replacing at the same time. There are brushes as-well, but as they are quite cheap I'm guessing you have been quoted on one or both of the motor parts to be replaced. Have you asked the repair guys for a report. They should be able to suggest a reason for what has blown and why by looking at the faulty parts. Although most manufacturers and service agents have discretion over warranty claims, if your machine is more than a few months over htere is almost definately noting you can do on the warranty side of things.

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It needs a hammer

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