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The motor from my reciprocating saw started emitting smoke.

I took the saw apart and found a small black piece of plastic, roughly the size of a quarter but couldn't find where it came from. I cleaned the inside a little and put it back together but it just started smoking again. It seemed to have lost some power as well. The brushes looked fine to me.

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  • nojobrennie Jan 04, 2009

    The piece of black plastic was nearly flat with a slight curve to it, maybe an inch long with two perpendicular fins attached to it about an eighth of an inch long. Rounded edges. It didn't look like it belonged anywhere. The windings didn't look damaged as far as i could see. My next step is to find a repair shop. I was mostly hoping that it was an easy answer like new bearings.

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That small black piece, was it somewhat flat? I am thinking that it could be part of the fan or baffle. As far as the smoking when you had it apart how did the windings look on the armature and field? It is possible that this piece of plastic opened up the windings and there is a short in the electrical components. If that is the case I would suggest taking to a repair center to get is looked at. Let me know what you find

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