Question about Makita Saws

1 Answer

Makita MLT100 table saw when stop button is pressed the motor switches off saw seems to be running really roughly and the the blade takes an age to stop spinning. Normally blade stops really quickly.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Scholar:

    An expert who has written 20 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 86 Answers

I can't find this saw at Makita; so, generally. Follow all safety precautions. :-)
If the saw is running rough, the first thing I'd check is the brushes for the motor, especially if it has any age. These are fairly inexpensive and will solve a lot of woes. The next thing would be to check the thumb switch, if it has one. This is the switch that allows you to pull the trigger to run the saw, if it's just a button, then check the actual trigger switch to make sure it's working properly as it probably, not always, also engages the brushes to reverse the motor for a second, to slow it down so it stops faster.

So, check the brushes on the motor, if they show any signs of wear, it's probably them. 2nd, check the switch. Please let me know and if I've helped, give me a vote up. Thanks.

Posted on Jul 04, 2017

3 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: How do I change the blade on my Makita MLT100 tabl...

take the top cover off where yr blade is, make sure blade is in the highest position, take the 2 wrenches it came with and undo the nut.

Posted on Aug 18, 2010

peterm1610
  • 6 Answers

SOURCE: faulty table saw

I had a similar problem with one of my MLT100's.. I figured the usual suspects were to blame (fuse, or circuit breaker)..but they checked out fine.. The next thing to do was give the switch & wiring a good look over, as they'll usually blow a hole through the side.. All seemed well with both.. Eventually I woke up to the fact that the switch 'did' blow as expected, but hadn't bothered to give any outward indications.. So I'd suggest replacing the switch before looking for anything major..it's always the small simple stuff that gets us..

Posted on Apr 20, 2016

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Craftsman model 137.415030 10 in portable table saw won't turn on. It is getting power the switch sounds like it is working ok but it won't turn on. The reset button ,does not appear to do anything.


My table saw motor just stopped.. What do I do? - The WoodenBoat ...

forum.woodenboat.com/showthread.php?...table-saw...I...

WoodenBoat
Apr 6, 2013 - 23 posts - ‎20 authors
Does the motor have an internal thermal cutoff switch? ... Auto reset on a table saw, now that would be scary. ... A Craftsman, I think. ... The saw is a Grizzly 1022Z contractor-style saw about 10 years old. .... After the motor cools down the switchneeds to be pressed to restart the motor, it won't start suddenly ...

My table saw stopped, the reset button won't reset. What ...

www.shopyourway.com > Manage My Life > Questions
It is a Craftsman Table Saw Model 137.248880. ... I pressed the reset button and the saw restarted. I continued ... My table saw stopped, the reset button won't reset. ... One was just the switch the other the rocker switch, identical except in cost.

Craftsman 10 table saw motor stalled - Yesterday's Tractors

www.yesterdaystractors.com > Discussion Forums > Tool Talk

Dec 25, 2015 | Craftsman 21802 10-inch 13-amp Portable...

2 Answers

Faulty table saw


I don't have table saw but my guess would be power shortage. Maybe try plugging it in different amp circuit and see if that makes difference.

Jun 04, 2013 | Makita MLT100 TABLE SAW FOR 220 VOLTS

1 Answer

Switch wiring


Did you manage to get in contact with the manufacturer of your saw? They would surely help you with your problem.

May 03, 2013 | Makita MLT100 TABLE SAW FOR 220 VOLTS

1 Answer

My 71/4 table saw is week can't cut blade stops


Sounds like the motor is wore out! Or maybe the belt if its belt driven

Jan 14, 2013 | Makita Saws

1 Answer

How do I lock the height adjustment on makita mlt100


You almost answered your own question.. As you've already discovered, the blade will slowly move as you're feeding stock to cut, so you can either locate the missing locking nut/screw, or buy a replacement from the nearest Toolshop.. Or dig out a 50-75mm machine bolt from your junk box & use this as a temporary replacement.. You'll have to check for the correct thread size 1st as they may differ from country, but I'm sure that'll solve the problem for now..

Aug 17, 2012 | Makita MLT100 TABLE SAW FOR 220 VOLTS

1 Answer

I bought a used Makita 2414b chop saw. Plugged it in and cannot find the power button to engage the blade?


There should be a small black button on the top of the handle which you have to press at the same time as you pull the switch.It is always getting lost. If it is there and the motor runs but the disc doesn't then the gears could be stripped.

Jun 17, 2012 | Saws

1 Answer

Wiring diagram for switch on makita mlt100 saw


ring Makita on 01908 210710 and ask for technical

May 30, 2012 | Makita Saws

1 Answer

How do I change the blade on my Makita MLT100 table saw?


take the top cover off where yr blade is, make sure blade is in the highest position, take the 2 wrenches it came with and undo the nut.

May 19, 2010 | Garden

1 Answer

MAKITA #2703 table saw 10'' to rise and lower blade it


i would say the table is twisted then, strip it down first and if you need to "bend!" it back so it works

Mar 27, 2010 | Makita 2703 10" Table Saw, Electric Brake

1 Answer

I have an old Makita table saw and need to change the blade. It is a circular saw mounted under a table. I can't find the stop that allows me to unscrew the fixing nut on the blade. It is Makita Model...


This link will take you to Makita and display an owners manual where you will see that the saw should have came with the necessary wrenches to change the blade. If they are not available I have used two different methods. Take care with either, that blade is just waiting to getcha. 1. I have clamped a pair of vice grips directly on the blade and let them stop against the saw top to keep the blade from turning or 2. I have levered a peice of soft wood against the blade to keep it from turning. According to Makita the thread is righthand, so you can apply the righty tighty lefty loosey rule to determine which way to loosen the nut. Good luck I hope this helps.

Nov 22, 2009 | Dishwashers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Saws Logo

Related Topics:

371 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Makita Saws Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

ray gallant

Level 3 Expert

42817 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Are you a Makita Saw Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...