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DEWALT DW933 JIGSAW BLADE HOLDER PROBLEM

On my dewalt dw933 jigsaw after fitting and tightening new blade the blade is not locked in the straight ahead position. It can be twisted clockwise and anti clockwise. i removed the blade and screwed the blade holder/clamp a little further on the shaft and this seems to have cured the problem. How far should the blade holder be screwed onto the shaft? when tightening the knob to lock blade advice is tighten untill ratchet is heard. On my saw i have never heard ratchet when tightening blade. Why is this? as i have no user/instruction manual is it possible to obtain one?

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From your description I cannot say for certain, but it sounds as though you are not locking the blade correctly, or the blade lock mechanism is broken. You can tell if the blade-lock is working by clicking it. It should make an audible "click" that you can feel. Also, you can pull on the blade ( with the saw UN-plugged of course!) and feel if it is properly seated. If you are operating the blade-lock according to the instructions and it still doesn't lock positively, see a service center before you use the tool again. A broken blade-lock could be dangerous.

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Commonly tightening/closing of tools is clockwise and opening is counter clockwise on its point of access. I think this reference comes from how we write or our reference on reading, right/left handed standard.

Other countries have different standard.

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Ks656pe how do i change the blade? i don't have any instruction. Please


Quick-Change Blade Mechanism
Higher-end models, such as the Linefinder Orbital Jigsaw, feature a clamping lever to hold the saw blade. To change a blade, switch off the jigsaw, unplug it, and let the used blade cool down. Pull up the saw-blade locking lever and let the used blade fall out with a slight shake. Turn the jigsaw upside down. Hold the fresh blade with its teeth forward; insert the blade shank into the blade holder as deeply as it will go. Release the lever and wiggle the blade to confirm that it's snugly in place. For models with rollers, such as the Accu-Trak, nestle the blade against the rollers.
Clamp or Hex Screws
Loosen the pair of screws -- on the front of the mechanism of models such as the single-speed jigsaw -- a full turn counterclockwise with a flathead screwdriver, but do not remove them. The used blade will fall out. Insert the new blade fully into the clamp. Lightly tighten each screw alternately and then fully. On older models, you may find a single hex screw on the side of the blade. Loosen this enough to remove the blade, and then insert a new blade carefully so the teeth face forward. Retighten the screw.

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I can not find my instructions for the Dewalt321 jigsaw so i therefore cannot replace a blade that fell out


Most Dewalt manuals are available here: https://servicenet.dewalt.com/Home . There are 40 Dewalt power tools with 321 in the model number. Several are jigsaws. There are two types for the DW321 (TO3PAK-2LE JIG SAW) jigsaw. Please look at the label on the jigsaw to ensure that you get the correct model and type. The direct link to the manual for the DW321 Type 1 is currently https://servicenet.dewalt.com/Products/GetDocument?docName=402086-01,DW321.pdf&productId=2841&productType=3001&documentId=24909&translatedFileName=http://documents.dewalt.com/documents/English/Instruction%20Manual/402086-01,DW321.pdf .

To change the regular blade on the DW321 type 1, unplug the power tool. To remove the blade, pull the knob on the top of the jigsaw up about 1/4". Rotate the knob counterclockwise until the clamp opens. Do not force the knob after it stops. Insert the blade making sure that the back edge of the blade fits into the support roller. Rotate the knob clockwise until it clicks and then push it down.

I hope this helps.

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any multi fit blade
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You will need to remove the blade holder then the 4 screws that hold the front cover on. You can go to DeWalt's service site using the link below and view or print a parts diagram which will help.
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How do you fit a blade into a dw933 jigsaw


hi, sorry if the text is a bit small :P Full instructions available here: http://service.dewalt.co.uk/PDMSDocuments/EU/Docs//docpdf/dw933_eur.pdf
Fitting and removing a saw blade (fig. A, B & I)

The DEWALT tool-free system ensures quick and easy changing of saw blades.

• Pull the rotating handle (10) up completely. • Unlock the handle by rotating it as shown. • Insert the saw blade into the blade holder (8)

guiding the back of the blade into the groove of

the guide roller (6). • Turn the rotating handle (10) towards locked

position until a click is heard. • Press the rotating handle halfway down

(freewheeling position) and continue rotating the

handle towards locked position. • Press the handle (10) down completely. • To remove the saw blade proceed in reverse order.

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Jigsaw dc330 blades keep poping out when used


Hi Paul,

When inserting the blade, turn the saw upside down to prevent the blade from moving while tightening.

Before inserting a new blade, check the receiver for obstruction or debris that may prevent the blade from properly registering with the tightening screw.

Make sure the blade is fully seated in the receiver before tightening.

The tightening screws that secure blades on any type of reciprocating saws (Jig, Scroll, Sawzall, etc.) are constantly under stress and do wear out. If the problem continues, it may need to be replaced.

Best regards
Mike

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