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Saw blade broke. motor won't run after changing blade. reset wasn't tripped. lite still works so its not in the power cord.help! this is a craftsman 16 in. variable speed scroll saw not used very much. checked the brushes in motor, they are like new.

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It would have cost more to have Sears fix the saw than I paid for it, so I got my meter out and by checking the voltage drops across all of the electrical connections in the saw , I determined that the on / off switch was defective. This switch is the same switch used to turn the lite on and off, so I took the switch out of the lite and used it in the saw. I ordered a new switch for the lite and will install it when the new one comes. Thanks for your interest and help. fletcher1

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