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Can't get grinder to turn on. Checked brushes, cord, trigger/switch. Any suggestions?

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  • taryna Feb 26, 2009

    Yes I had, I talked to Makita themselves and they said it is probably the armature which can burn out if they used too high of voltage in the cord.

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Did you check continuity to the field/brush holders. They have a garter spring that sometimes became overheated and broke. It seems like you have done everything else. Let me know

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

  • David Ford
    David Ford Feb 26, 2009

    I would still look at the continuity to the brush holders. That armature is pretty durable.

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