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Makita LS1013 chop saw just started making a bad bearing noise and the elecric brake is not kicking in after the trigger is released.

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  • doug166 Jan 23, 2009

    I will try putting in new brushes first.

  • doug166 Jan 24, 2009

    The new noise could be something I've never heard before, as the brake has always worked (caused by bad brushes?), so I will try the brushes first, and if that doesn't do it I will go for the bearings.

  • doug166 Jan 25, 2009

    Daah, after replacing the brushes(old ones were fine), i discovered the problem--The dadgum bolt that holds the blade tight was just loose enough to let the blade spin down when I released the trigger. Made it sound like a bearing was out. Easy repair---yeah.

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    what are you going to do about the bearing noise. I don't think that I would try and run it with a bearing that is seizing or collapsed because it will cause more damage. They are not that hard to replace and maybe where you buy your parts they will remove and press new ones on for you.

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    OK what do you need help with. The bearing noise is pretty easy if you have a bearing puller and a way to press it back on. Before I bought anything for the brake I would take a look at the brushes for wear and dirt in the area. Are you handy with tools if so I can help you with the disassembly of this unit. Let me know

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You will have to check if it is a bearing going and the electric brake may not be getting any power to it now or it could be sticking.

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