Question about Makita 18V LXT Circular Saw

1 Answer

SPRING LOCATION FOR BLADE GUARD

HI I DIDNT TAKE NOTICE OF WHERE THE SPRING IS LOCATED FOR THE BLADE GUARD. I KNOW WHERE IT CONNECTS ON THE GUARD BUT NOT ONTO THE SAW ITSELF. PLEASE HELP

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Makita Master
  • 44,327 Answers

Go to a store that sells the one you have and look at a new one . some wrap almost around the guard and some don't

Posted on Oct 23, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How to I fix a Ryobi Miter Saw Blade Guard which is not retracting?


Sound like a piece of wood may have driven the arm up which operates the guard, if you remove the screws holding the guard support plate to the saw you should be able to remove the guard assembly, the arm can then be re-bent down on the end so that it meets the angled plate on the back of the guard and pushes the guard through the entire stroke, the other reason could be a damaged guard, when the centre screw is removed the plates can be removed from the guard, note how the spring and plates are assembled prior to dismantling, check the inside centre of the perspex guard and ensure the 4 protrusions which engage with the drive plate haven't broken off, if sow the guard will need to be replaced, this may now be an obsolete part , if so purchase a Makita guard as they are the same

Jul 18, 2015 | Ryobi 10 In Miter Saw With Laser

1 Answer

B & D #3051 worm drive saw: How do I access the return spring for blade guard?


Link,
Usually you will have to remove the blade guard to get access to that. There is usually a rubber stop with a screw going through it that you will have to remove, and a spiral spring clip on the inside of the hub of the blade guard that will also have to be removed and then you should be able to lift the blade guard off the saw. The spring will hook around the blade guard and the other end will hook to the saw housing. Hope this helps!

Apr 22, 2015 | Saws

1 Answer

How do I fix my spring loaded lower blade guard on my circular saw


I need to know the make and model of your saw in order to help you.

Jan 05, 2015 | Saws

1 Answer

What is the spring for in the 2000w makita circular saw


Other than carbon brush springs, the only other spring that I know of on a circular saw is for the blade guard so that it will automatically return to cover the blade after you make the cut. There should be a hook or a bend in each end of the spring and each end has a certain spot where it hooks so that it pulls the blade guard back in place.

Jul 13, 2014 | Makita Saws

1 Answer

Makita


I don't have this particular model in my shop right now but almost all circular saws work like this. From the blade side of the saw, the spring attaches to a hole in the blade guard usually around the two to three o'clock position. With the blade guard correctly positioned on the saw, wrap the spring clockwise around the bottom of the hub and back up the nine o'clock side. There is another hole or tab inside the top of the upper blade guard somewhere around the twelve to two o'clock position. Hook the end of the spring there and test the guard for free movement throughout it's range of motion.

Aug 06, 2012 | Makita Bare-Tool BSS610Z 18-Volt LXT...

1 Answer

Replacing bar on husqvarna 340 saw. Appears to be a spring attached to guard that will not allow the guard to slide off. Does spring have a certain amount of tension and how is it removed so guard will...


Sounds like the blade brake is engaged. You should be able to pull the blade brake handle, located on top of the saw, in front of the top handle, back towards the handle to disengage it. You can find replacement bars, chains & sprockets for your saw at Partsbuggy.com.

Sep 24, 2010 | Husqvarna "Chain Saw - 16" Bar, 3 Hp

1 Answer

Concept MS100 mitre saw blade guard dillema.


I have changed the blade a few times, There is no need to remove the spring, etc. All you do is remove the bolt holding the guard and rotate it counter clockwise and it exposes the blade.
I am looking for parts for this saw. Anyone know where to get them?

Jul 06, 2010 | Makita 10" Dual Bevel Sliding Compound...

1 Answer

Replacing the blade guard spring


there is a hold in the lower guard for the loop and the other end wraps around the guard slightly and there is a hole in the back of the upper guard. You can go to Milwaukeetool.com and download a breakdown for the tool Also when you have the blade off I would try using compressed air to clean the area and spray some lubricant on the hub to lubricate. The guard should "snap" back when done sawing. Let me know if you need more help

Mar 24, 2010 | Milwaukee 6378 Saw Circ 8 1/4 15A Worm

1 Answer

Repair spring to lower guard to spring back on dewalt 18v dc390 saw


You may be able to salvage the torsion spring that is there. Sometimes the end will break off and you can bend yourself a new end and just stick it back into the retaining hole in the housing or guard. There may be damage to the guard which will not allow you to just bend the spring to make a new joint. Either way, you need to know what you are dealing with. First remove the blade if you haven't done so already. Then remove the bumper (rubber piece) that stops the guard from returning too far. Next you will need a pick or a small flat head screwdriver. Look around the hub and you will notice a retaining ring. You will have to use the pick or screwdriver to get the ring started. Look for a little tab around the perimeter of the hub. You will have to work that tab out and make sure you keep your pick or screwdriver under it. Then work it around and off the hub. Then you can remove the guard from the hub. The spring is located under the guard and is a torsion spring. Look for damage to the guard and the housing as well as the spring. If there is any question to the integrity of the guard you should replace it. The part number for the torsion spring is 612517-00 ($1.50), the retaining ring is 150383-00 ($1.50) just in case you break it, and the guard number is 611925-00 ($6). If you have any questions please post back.

Oct 28, 2009 | Dewalt DC390K 18v Cordless Circular Saw...

1 Answer

I am missing the part that brings the guard back when you lower the saw blade


I am assuming that you have some type circular saw?
Most popular saws use a spring to return the guard,with the saw unplugged raise the guard and see if the spring is there(you may need to take off the blade) if it is not there,replace with proper spring.one end of the spring will hook onto the fixed 1/2 of the guard the other to the front of the moving guard(consult manual if possible).once this is done insure that the guard mover freely and is not in the way of the blade.Replace the blade in proper direction check guard again for proper travel,make sure everything has been re-tightened .
If the spring is there check for material build-up or debris that is causing
guard not to move,remove blade clean debris or obstruction,replace blade and check for proper operation.Also visually inspect where the moving guard is attached to the saw for any unusual marks or wear this could be a sign that some type of unsafe situation exists,if this happens refer to a pro to fix or buy new never use a saw without a properly working guard,it took 141 stitches to repair my friends leg.

Sep 28, 2009 | Hand Tools

Not finding what you are looking for?
Makita 18V LXT Circular Saw  Logo

Related Topics:

315 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

44312 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76118 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...