Question about Ridgid Heavy Duty 10" Portable Table Saw with Stand

1 Answer

When I turn my saw on it surges from full power to almost no power. This happens contiually while running. I checked the motor brushes and they llok good.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 7,733 Answers

It happens continually while cutting? If you try to cut some that the machine has no power to do the job it will stop.

If you look inside the motor and look if the motor has some burn on the cooper motor wiring?

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a dewalt flip saw with problems starting up it just makes a buzzing sound but if you turn the blade it will run whats the problem !


If the motor does not turn hot its is good news. Then try to clean the contact brushes that provide power to the motor, making sure the device is UNPLUGED from the electric supply.If that works, it is confirmation it is a brush issue. If so, consider replacing the brushes wich are unexpensive

Mar 02, 2017 | Dewalt Saws

1 Answer

Dewalt circular saw runs like power lacking intermit ant


The armature is bad. A new armature is about the same cost as a new saw. Buy a Milwaukee next time.

Mar 14, 2014 | Dewalt Saws

2 Answers

Dewalt DW718 Sparks When cutting . just bought it


The people from Lowes were right.
There are two types of motor designs: Induction motors and brush-type motors.
All electric motors that have brushes make sparks where the brushes contact the rotating commutator. They also run less efficiently but they are a bit smaller than induction motors for equal power output. Brushed motors can also deliver greater power at initial startup.
Because the sparks in brushed motors create heat, the housing around the motors typically have ventilation slots for air to go through to keep the commutator cool. This means you are likely to see the sparks if you look in the right place.
Since it's more difficult to get an induction motor turning, they typically have a "start capacitor" mounted on the side of the motor to give an extra kick to get the stator turning. While induction motors use less power when running, the amperage they use at start-up is typically double the running amperage.

Sep 09, 2013 | Dewalt 12" Beveling Sliding Compound Miter...

1 Answer

Dewalt miter saw not running at full speed


Problem will be either low brush lengths or burnt armature. Check for arcing when running and excessive sparking will mean motor over haul or replacement.

Jan 21, 2013 | Dewalt Mitre Saw Workstation

1 Answer

My saw has a weird power surge at start up.


The brake problem could be caused by 3 things. The first thing to check is the brushes. Unscrew the brush caps or pull the back housing cover off and check them (depends on the type number). The brush holder and everything should slide out. They should have clean smooth action going in and out of the brush holders.

Next thing to check is the switch. Does it have a clean click when you use the switch and when you release it? Sometimes dust gets in there and messes with it.

The last thing in the field coil in the motor. The current is reversed when the switch is let go and slows the motor.

It's probably the brushes.

Apr 26, 2012 | Dewalt DW715 Heavy Duty 12" Single -...

1 Answer

I have a $120 10"


It's possible that the brushes may have worn out or a bad connection may have developed in them or at the brush holders. Open the motor, check the brushes and look for any overheating. One of the windings may have gone open circuit in the armature of the motor and in this case it probably isn't worth repairing.

Mar 11, 2011 | Ace Hardware Ace; Table Saw with Stand

1 Answer

I have a delta contractors table saw that wont start. It has a Marathon Electric Motor 62-044 that hangs off the back. It has capacitors rather than brushes. When you turn on the swithch it does nothing. I...


Most likely to quit suddenly is the switch.
My table saw switch broke recently, and at first I thought it was the motor.
Over the years I remember seeing table saws fitted with a handy box and ordinary light switch to replace the table saw switch.
Check for power at motor: Sometimes the wire connection from switch has access box on the motor where you can get in and check for power.

Feb 01, 2011 | Delta 36-979 10" Left-Tilt Contractor's...

1 Answer

Please walk me through troubleshooting electrical problems on my 34-761.... not a breaker not the fuse in the starter unit.Had clogged(stopped) motor cleaned and gone over.I had it running just great for 8...


Common problems are motor brushes on direct drive saws and also the switch. The switch takes a lot of surge current and often burn the contacts. Troubleshoot with a voltmeter or ohmmeter.

If power cords are flexed alot, they can break at flex points.

Aug 10, 2010 | Delta Saws

2 Answers

Saw just stop working doesn't come on check switch looks good. have move then one saw and 2 have just stop running after a while of cutting. Neither where over heated. I have 3 saws 16" 14" and pole is the...


You need an AC voltmeter to check things--measure across the switch contacts (switch off) for ~120 volts. Have someone press the switch while reading voltage--it should go to 0 volts (switch is good). Check for 120 volts at the motor connections (switch pressed--good). Check the motor brushes for damage or worn too short. The springs should appear bright brass colored and expand full length. If dark colored and collapsed, the springs need to be replaced. If no power from the power cord, look for a broken wire--usually at the plug end. A high load on the motor can cause the brush springs to overheat and collapse. Make sure the chain moves easily and is properly oiled. Make sure the air venting for the motor is not plugged with sawdust. Hope some of this helps!

Mar 07, 2010 | Remington 16" Electric Chain Saw

3 Answers

Saw will not run


I had the same problem several months ago with a craftsman (shut down during a long rip), and the reset switch had tripped but did not actually pop out. I tested everything in the line between the power supply and the motor, and found out that the reset switch was not conducting. I was able to reset it manually before re-installing it into the saw, and it's been fine ever since. I'd test that before you start pulling the motor out, it would be a much easier fix if the switch was just sticking.

Apr 13, 2009 | Craftsman 10" Table Saw

Not finding what you are looking for?
Ridgid Heavy Duty 10" Portable Table Saw with Stand Logo

Related Topics:

191 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ridgid Saws Experts

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

ken skalski

Level 2 Expert

152 Answers

John Trevino

Level 3 Expert

1383 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...