Introduction

If your motor is damaged you will have to replace the entire motor assembly. This guide will provide you with a step-by-step guide to replacing the motor assembly.

Unplug the saw before attempting any of the replacement guides.
  • Unplug the saw before attempting any of the replacement guides.

  • Orient the saw so that the handle is closest to you and the saw end points towards the left.

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Push down on the grey lock on the right side of the handle to unlock it. Pull the handle to detach it from the saw.
  • Push down on the grey lock on the right side of the handle to unlock it.

  • Pull the handle to detach it from the saw.

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Lift the black lock at the tip of the saw to unlock the depth gauge. Pull the depth gauge to detach it from the saw.
  • Lift the black lock at the tip of the saw to unlock the depth gauge.

  • Pull the depth gauge to detach it from the saw.

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Rotate the device so that the bottom of the saw is facing upwards.
  • Rotate the device so that the bottom of the saw is facing upwards.

  • Remove the six 20mm screws with a 6mm flathead screwdriver.

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Cut through the stickers on the  right and left sides of the saw using a metal spudger. Pull off the top half of the casing.
  • Cut through the stickers on the right and left sides of the saw using a metal spudger.

  • Pull off the top half of the casing.

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Lift the motor assembly out of the casing.
  • Lift the motor assembly out of the casing.

  • The white plastic piece connecting the wires and holding the motor brushes in place is fragile. Be careful to not break it when removing the motor assembly.

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Detach the wire connected to the bottom of the motor assembly. Rotate the motor away from you so that the second wire is visible, and detach that wire as well.
  • Detach the wire connected to the bottom of the motor assembly.

  • Rotate the motor away from you so that the second wire is visible, and detach that wire as well.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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