20 Most Recent Dewalt 12" Beveling Sliding Compound Miter Saw Dw718 Questions & Answers


problem in burnt field windings of the motor or problem start /run capacitor

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Nov 25, 2017


drive gears pin in shaft is broken
open the box and repair

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Nov 17, 2017


look for a thermal fuse
grab an ohmmeter it works best follow the circuit from plug into the switch area.

unplugged for ur safety

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Sep 12, 2015


I'm wondering what the noise is like. Is the noise only while you are cutting / under load? Is the blade smoking? What type of wood are you cutting?

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Jan 05, 2015


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.

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Jan 05, 2015


I wonder if you have been cleaning it with a cleaner that contains an alkaline solution as this reacts with aluminium and turns the bright bits black

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Jun 22, 2014


Could you be more specific? What kind of problem is the saw having?

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on May 26, 2014


Go to 2heplu.com you can download operator manuals and parts lists for Dewalt, Black & decker and Stanley power tools.

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Mar 13, 2014


There is probably a gear cracked or partially broken causing the teeth to be out of mesh and the noise is when the gears jump back in to mesh until the faulty gear comes around again.. If it is a dewalt there are spares available.

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Aug 12, 2013


This saw has locking indexing to set bevels for 52 degree crown molding the other common crown angle is 45 degrees, the bevel setting needs to be other than where the locking indexs are for the 52 degree crown. Problem is that the bevel lock does not securely hold at the bevel angle required. Is their an adjustment to get this lock to hold tighter.

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Aug 10, 2013


check for broken return spring or bent guard hitting the sides of the machine.

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Aug 04, 2013


delta truck tool box model# 904000

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Dec 11, 2012


either cover is distorted and catches or there is build up of saw cuttings/dust preventing a smooth operation,or the assist spring is broken

Dewalt 12"... | Answered on Nov 13, 2012

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