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10" Hitachi table saw blade won't go up or down or change bevel

Saw is 5 years old, went to use it after 6 months, had no problems previously. Model number I have is C10RA-no 3 at end-checked at Hitachi website.

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  • sfbrod Mar 13, 2009

    Thanks for the response Rowdy. I noticed this problem after not using the tool for maybe 6 months. Would you call WD-40 a penetrating oil?
    Or should I look for something else?

    Thanks,

    sfbrod


  • efs_perpends
    efs_perpends May 11, 2010

    Please be a little more specific. what is the nature of your problem?

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    Yes it is also a water displacement and lubricant. I use it all the time on the table saws that I deal with and sometimes after using it I use a spray type dry lubricant, but you don't have to. Let me know how it goes.

  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

    Do I understand that you can't raise the blade or tilt the head. If so what I would do it use a good penetrating oil on the threads and assembly and try working the unit up and down a little at a time and spray some on the mechanism that tilts the head. Let me know if this is incorrect and I will look at a breakdown and come up with something else.

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Sounds like you've got problems with the armature commutator or one of the bearings is bad. Your best bet is to take it out and visit a local motor repair shop to asses the problem. A new motor could be the answer but at some heavy duty expense.

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SOURCE: How to change blade on 10" Craftsman table saw?

you need to grab the blade with something.maybe some pliers(if you are not going to refurbish blade) and loosen the nut in the center of the blade. i think it is a left hand thread(cw to loosen) because of the rotation of the blade. if the nut is on the left when looking from the front it is probably left handed. make sure it's unplugged and wear leather gloves so you don't get cut. install in reverse...

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Use a carpenter square to allign the blade both vertically and horizontally with your guide. This works very well.

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most sears stores have a dept. that refurbishes and sells these tools. if it can be had, they can help.

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