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Driver not moving up to fire position

I have broken a plastic peice probably from hitting it to get the plunger to move to the up position. why will the plunger (driver) not move to the up position.

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Dont have your model number but can come up with a few ideas. First the driver blade might be bent, the piston ring/cylinder might be scored or just dry and can't move freely and you could possibly have a nail jammed in the magazine restricting movement. Get back to me with the model number and I will look at a breakdown and see if I can find anything else. Also have you taken the tool apart? Let me know

Posted on Jan 21, 2009

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