Question about Dewalt DC2PAKCA Heavy Duty Xrp 18V Cordless Hammerdrill / Reciprocating Saw Combo Kit

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Recip wont take blades

I think my recip is gummed up with debris. So when i try to use the quick release to put a new blade in the piece that holds the blade secure wont open to put a new blade in. Is there a way to take off the protective rubber by the locking mechanism to clean it?

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I would try using compressed air first to blow out the lock mechanism and then use something like WD-40 and spray the area and move the lock and spray again, this usually will free up the lock. If not please furnish me the model and brand and I will look at a breakdown and see what I can come up with.

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