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BRAKE DOES NOT STOP BLADE WHEN TRIGGER IS

PORYTER CABLE ELECTRIC HAND SAW PROBLEM.

BRAKE DOES NOT STOP BLADE WHEN TRIGGER IS RELEASED.

ALSO THE BLADE GUARD STAYS UP WHEN TRIGGER IS RELEASED.

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The guard not releasing could be dirt around the spindle hub or the guard is bent, I would unplug tool and manually pull the guard down to see which one, if it is just sticking you can use a dry lube to cure that, the break could be dirty commutator or worn out brushes, switch. Give me the model number and I will try and find a breakdown for you and go further.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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