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How do I replace the worm gear in a De Walt reciprocating saw model# dw305?

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  • Gordon Kidwell
    Gordon Kidwell Jan 19, 2013

    This is a type 2 saw.

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SOURCE: lubrication and maintenance reciprocal saw DeWalt

Before you attempt any of this I would recommend going to Dewaltservicenet.com and see what the inside of this tool looks like. It appears that you need to remove part of the front gearcase to get into the lube. The back e.g. brushes is not that big of a deal. If there is a Service Center near you they have a Max repair rate that they will fix anything on this saw at a preset firm price and if it is less that is what they would charge.

Posted on May 18, 2009

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