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Motor spins, blade doesn't move

Was tearing an old crib apart, suddenly the blade stopped moving. No loud sound. Now Sawz-All motor runs but the blade does not move. I've re-chucked the blade, the shaft rotates freely and independently from the motor.

Don't see anything about this in the manual, I'm guessing from the other posts this is likely a shaft breakage? If so, is this generally covered by warranty? Saw is less than a year old and has seen only light duty.

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Yes it should be covered under warranty, it might not be a shaft breakage. there is a hex nut under the gearcase cover that might have loosened up. But I would take to a repair center first for warranty coverage. If you still have problems let me know.

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