Question about Hitachi Saws

Open Question

My Hitachi chop saw stopped working. How do I get it going again?

Posted by on

Ad

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Repairman can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Repairman (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
efs_perpends
  • 1996 Answers

SOURCE: WHen cutting a 2x4 the chop saw will cut 1/2 the

Is the blade secure on the arbor, or is the motor itself bogging down?
If the motor is bogging down, make sure you let it come up to speed before making your cut...then let the blade do the cutting, instead of forcing it through the material. Also be sure the material is securely resting against the fence and the base of the saw, so as not to pinch in the middle of a cut.
Make sure you have a good power supply to the motor, and not a long skinny extension cord or the like.
I guess it's possible, if the saw is older or has been under heavy use, that the brushes are worn out and need replacing, but it's also possible the motor is just worn out. (Altho I have rarely if ever seen this occur.)
If you rule out operator error and power source, and the brushes are good, and of course the blade is sharp and clean, the I guess the motor must be at fault, and should be checked at a local service center.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread. If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take a moment to kindly rate this post....thanks!

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Macallister chop saw blade problem, the motor runs but when half way through cutting wood the blade stops ?


I'm not sure if you have a chop saw or circular saw. Either way, it sounds like the nut and washer are not tight enough to hold the blade. If you have a circular saw clockwise will tighten the nut and washer onto the blade and hold it in place. Most chop saws are a left hand thread and then you would turn the nut counter clockwise to hold the blade tighter. The blade wobbles because it is not tight.

Feb 23, 2015 | Saws

1 Answer

Grinding noise when it's running


's the bearings that are going bad, you can go on the Hitachi web site, put in model # parts breakdown, which will show you the chop saw torn apart and how it comes apart the bearing that goes bad is the one nearest the blade because it gets greater pressure applied to it, I would replace both bearings while you have it apart. and you can order the bearing while on the web site. Good Luck.

Oct 27, 2012 | Hitachi C10FCE2 10" Compound Miter Saw

1 Answer

Handle for chop saw


Hi,
You did not place a make or model number here...

Here is a website that has many parts for many different tools...

http://www.ereplacementparts.com/

heatman101

Mar 15, 2011 | Hitachi Saws

2 Answers

The laser stopped working on Hitachi 12'dual compund mitr saw,are there batteries that can be replaced or does the unit need to go to a tech? The laser only worked for a month and the saw is only 3 months...


The laser modules in saws are usually powered by induction from the spinning saw blade. Since your saw is only three months old hopefully you either registered it with Hitachi when you bought it or you still have your receipt as this type of failure would be covered under warranty. Call Hitachi, they may send the part to you if you are comfortable with doing the repair or they will tell you where the nearest Authorized Service Center is for warranty work. Hitachi's number is: 800-706-7337 or 770-925-1774.

Jan 27, 2011 | Hitachi C12FDH 15 Amp 12Inch Dual Bevel...

1 Answer

My blade appears to cut or move straight. But when I cut a piece of wood on it it wobbles. You can't wobble the blade with your hand. It appears to be in there tight. What could be the problem?


You likely need to replace the blade i have hitachi 10 inch chop saw with the lazer i love it the best one i have ever had vary well build But any saw is olny as good as its blade if ti were a lesser mechine i would say it could be the baerings but i see how hitachi makes tools so i would say its the blade got over heated at one time now when it gets hot it looses its integreity buy good blades as a rule

Nov 30, 2010 | Hitachi C10FL 10" Stationary Table Saw...

1 Answer

I casnt remove the centre nut from my c8fse chop saw


Hi, when I do this I insert a large screw driver into the blade saw to stop the blade turning, as you will need to turn the nut clockwise.

Aug 01, 2010 | Hitachi C8Fse Sliding Compound Mitre Saw...

1 Answer

I borrowed a chop saw and it is in lock position, how do i release it


on the back of the saw where the arm goes up and down there is a pin that pushes in it will only stick out about a 1/2 inch.

Feb 23, 2010 | Hitachi C10FSB 10" Sliding Dual Compound...

1 Answer

Blade brake not working 1/2 the time on Hitachi C15FB chop saw


d70d03f.jpg3f82e5b.jpg38ca90b.jpg4367374.jpg063ef2e.jpg1add57c.jpg98eea3c.jpg The first picture is the only one I could find of your saw.
All saws are fitted with carbon bushes that contact the armature of the electric motor.
In time the carbon which conducts the electricity wears down, as they disintegrate there are particles of broken carbon connect with the armature giving an intermittent burst of power, eventually the bushes no longer contact the armature and the saw does not work at all.
The next photos show the approximate position of the cover to access the bushes, there is one one each side of the housing.

They usually unscrew and expose the spring plate the bush is mounted on, gently pull this out.
As you can see the bush is worn in a concave shape, and that the wide side is breaking up.
If this is your problem then take the bush and model number of your saw to a supplier or spare parts shop or the hitachi web site to get replacements.
Hope this helps.
If anyone finds this information helpful please tell fixya
Cheers
Les

Feb 10, 2009 | Hitachi C15FB 15" Heavy Duty Miter Saw

Not finding what you are looking for?
Saws Logo

Related Topics:

53 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Hitachi Saws Experts

John Trevino

Level 3 Expert

1388 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

JOHN LAPIER

Level 3 Expert

2453 Answers

Are you a Hitachi Saw Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...