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My new pls5 laser will not light when turned on. It's only 4 months old. Never dropped or even wet. Anyone else have this problem? And can I fix it?

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The new style PLS5's do not have a sticker holding them together, however the label is covering 2 screws. Do not open the laser. PLS comes with a 1 year warranty, take it to any PLS dealer, and they will replace it free of charge with an ETN unit (Equivalent to New). Which will come with a new 1 year warranty.

And for the old style PLS5's that had to break the sticker to open, they will never seal if you break the label, and dust and debris will enter the laser, and contaminate the bearings that the compensator hangs from, and cause it not to hang straight any longer, running any accuracy the unit might have had. Outside warranty, all PLS units can be replaced with an ETN unit, for a nominal fee, and will still come with a 1 year warranty.

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In my experience, on PLS found several times the power button defective after few weeks/months (especially if You work in construction sites ).
The ultimate fix is new power button (not replace the old one!) in a convenient position. I have fix several PLS3:

My new pls5 laser will not light when turned on. I - 25648370-ud5esjubpx2k2ouh2wsyjwog-2-0.jpg Notice: if You open your PLS5, You have to break the lateral sticker and the warranty will be void!! Keep this in mind!!


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