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Plugged electric sawzhall in, no power. checked cable -- ok, checked both brushes, still have about 3/8in in each of them. What should I do next? Just replaced the blade, but I do not think that has anything to do with electrical problem.

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  • David Ford
    David Ford May 11, 2010

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    David Ford May 11, 2010

    K step by step on the power cord is it twist lock and if so can you see where one of the pins has pulled out? Next on the brushes did you notice anything unusul between the 2 of them. How was the saw working up until you replaced the blade? Could be a couple other problems like a flag terminal loosened up at the brush tube to a loose wire at the switch. Let me know and give me the model number and I will get a wiring schematic and breakdown and see what we can do.

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I would say its either in your cord(an open wire from wear) or the switch on the sawsall.
Try plugging it in and hold in the switch (dont have a blade in) move the cord around in different places to try to get it to work if thats not it and your brushes are ok its probably the switch. I ve replace bad switches in sawsalls before from wear. You can either go to your local electrical supply store that sells milwaukee and order one or I ve purchase them at Grainger parts too.

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