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1. Defective breaker
2. Motor drawing too much starting current
3. 14ga. house wiring feeding 20a. breaker

Makita Saws | Answered on Aug 25, 2020

A failed power supply, broken on/off switch, bad motor overload, broken power cord or failed drive motor can prevent the table saw motor from starting. First, try resetting the overload. If the table saw motor won't start after resetting the overload, then the saw may not be getting power from the electrical outlet.

Makita Saws | Answered on Jun 24, 2020


Makita Saws | Answered on May 26, 2020

Hello Derek, it seems that your motor or motor brushes have failed please contact the manufacture about replacing the motor brushes.

Makita Saws | Answered on May 09, 2020

pull the gard off you shoud have rinches which came with the nut isclock wise

Makita Saws | Answered on Jan 09, 2020


Makita Saws | Answered on Nov 30, 2019

generally on opposite side of trigger white on top black on bottom and ground on trigger side bottom

Makita 7 1/4"... | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

gently keep tapping it while holding release pressure till it turns could take a lot of tapping but it will break free

Makita Saws | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

sounds like a bad connection make sure brushes are moving freely

Makita Saws | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

open battery case and look for corrosion clean with baking sodas

Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

it's a complete body removal

Makita Saws | Answered on Nov 20, 2019

put wiresa on opposite side of trigger white one on top black on very bottom

Makita Saws | Answered on Nov 19, 2019

There are for types of circular saws available. 1. Worm Drive - The motor is in line with the blade, delivering enough torque to carve up wet lumber or saw through concrete, which makes a worm drive ideal for framing or major renovation jobs. With the handle farther back, a user can better resist kickback and steer the 16-pound saw through long rips. 2. Sidewinder - The motor sits alongside the blade, making for a lighter (11 pounds or less) saw, which is more maneuverable over a long day than a worm drive. 3. Small Sidewinder - Weight, balance, and handle size are all key features to consider when choosing a saw that fits you. For a slight-bodied person, a small model may be more appropriate than a full-size sidewinder. 4. Cordless - Battery-driven models have increased in size as their power packs have gained voltage, making them convenient tools out in the field or when the electricity's not on. However, cordless models still have limited run times and generate less torque than corded saws. 5. Trim Saw - For finish work or paneling, this is your best choice. blades range from 3½ to 412 inches.

Makita 794520 1... | Answered on Oct 08, 2019

check to make sure you didn't accidentally plug up the exhaust port, or pull a wire lose. I don't think it can be anything else, IF it was running well before you did anything. How long has it been sitting? old gas can gum up carbs and or injectors. IF it was running and replacing the muffler made it not run, all it can be is a plugged exhaust, or a wire erroneously pulled loose.

Makita Saws | Answered on Oct 01, 2019

It could be a multitude of things. It could possibly be the switch is bad. Do you have power at the outlet. Check for a break in the cord. A wire may have come loose anywhere in the saw itself. Did you check the brushes. That's about all I can think of except for a bad motor. You can smell that. Just take a good whiff.

Makita Saws | Answered on Sep 16, 2019

Replace the brushes.
There is a wear plate built into the brush that tells the controller they are getting low.
If you post the model # I can get you the part number you will need.

Makita Saws | Answered on Jun 06, 2019

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