Question about Makita 10" Miter Saw LS1030N
How do i repace guard on makita 5704r power saw
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Oh, you got it off. I bet you can put it back on again.
It's much easier if you take the blade off first. Then you'll be able to reach inside when you need to. Be patient, don't force it, and make sure when you get the spring reconnected properly that the guard moves freely out of the way when you chop, and returns when you raise the saw back up.
It's a bit of a trick, but I bet you can manage it..It's been awhile, but it seems to me there's a way to get the bolt started before you engage the tension on the spring...I'd have to have it in my hands to say exactly.
Here's a link to the exploded parts view at the Makita site, just in case. And it might help to have an extra pair of hands, or a piece of duct tape to hold the guard in place when you go to put the blade back on.
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
it is a retaining ring and you need a special pair of pliers to remove this. If the guard is sticking remove the blade and lube and try and blow out with compressed air, if other let me know and I will try and help.
Posted on Jan 31, 2010
there should be a hole in the housing towards the back of the saw, you can go to Makitatools.com and download a breakdown for this tool.
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
Hello. Here is the link to the Parts Breakdown of your unit. It should show what you need to know to reassemble your saw. If not, use the contact information to speak to customer service and they should be able to assist. If this is helpful, please rate it a four-thumbs up, Thank You.
Posted on Apr 05, 2011
lay the spring into the plastic safety cover, you will see a catch for one portion of the spring, the cover plate goes over it and there is a tab on it to catch the loose end and then the center plate which screws on to hold everything in place, check by turning the plate that holds it onto the saw for free movement. You can go to makitausa.com and in the header area on the right type in your model number ls1030n and you can download or look at a breakdown to see what I am talking about. Let me know if you need more assistance, just found your question.
Posted on May 04, 2011
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