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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There may be a push button type blade lock, and on many of these saws the retaining bolt for the blade is backwards threads, e.i., looking at the top of blade retaining bolt, turn it clockwise to loosen. This would normally tighten, but in the case of many of these saws, it loosens it.
Posted on Feb 09, 2009
SOURCE: RYOBI TS254 change saw blade???
should have blade lock button remove blade with proper size wrench reinstall new blade in reverse remember some of these the loosening of the blade will be clockwise so if nut dont come loose try clockwise to loosen good luck
Posted on Mar 29, 2009
Pull up the knob on the front at the top of the machine and push the yellow bit forward. Theoretically you should turn the knob anticlockwise three turns but it doesn't seem to make any difference on my one. Then take hold of the blade, ease it forward and turn through 90 degrees. You should then be able to pull it out. Replacement is, as they say in all the best manuals, a simple reversal of the procedure. When you are turning the knob clockwise this time it's supposed to click in place but my one doesn't do this and still seems to work.
Best of luck
Posted on Apr 10, 2009
SOURCE: loose replacement blade
I completely removed the blade and put it back on, tightening the locknut, and now it works perfectly. The blade has not come loose and have used the machine for the last 3 months. The only thing I can think of is that somehow I didn't have the blade correctly installed in the first place, although it didn't wobble or anything.
Posted on Jun 05, 2009
Loosen the bolts for the bar on the chain casing. Should be an adjustment screw either on the side of the chain casing or the inside front of the bar. Loosen screw and lift chain, chain drivers shouldn't lift past the bar grove .
Hope this helps you out.
Posted on Aug 14, 2009
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