Introduction

Before we can begin working on the internal gear first we must remove the base plate and protective frame. Please refer to our pre-requisite guide before continuing.

Disassembling SKIL 4235 Jigsaw Base plate

Disassembling SKIL 4235 Jigsaw Protective Frame

Parts

No parts required.

Orient your saw so that the blade is pointing in the opposite direction of your body. Ensure that the screws circled are visible and pointing skyward. This will be the standard position of the Jigsaw for the duration of this guide. Orient your saw so that the blade is pointing in the opposite direction of your body. Ensure that the screws circled are visible and pointing skyward. This will be the standard position of the Jigsaw for the duration of this guide. Orient your saw so that the blade is pointing in the opposite direction of your body. Ensure that the screws circled are visible and pointing skyward. This will be the standard position of the Jigsaw for the duration of this guide.
  • Orient your saw so that the blade is pointing in the opposite direction of your body. Ensure that the screws circled are visible and pointing skyward. This will be the standard position of the Jigsaw for the duration of this guide.

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  • Using two hands grip both side of the saw and lift 90 degree as demonstrated.

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  • Identify the screw circled in red and remove with Phillips screwdriver.

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  • Lift base plate up into the air and place off to side. Do not forget to place the removed screw in an area you will easily find it later.

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Ensure that the Jigsaw is properly placed and that the blade is away from your body with the screws facing upward. Identify the 10 screws circled for removal. Once all screws have been identified, use your Phillips screwdriver and begin removing them. Identify the 10 screws circled for removal. Once all screws have been identified, use your Phillips screwdriver and begin removing them.
  • Ensure that the Jigsaw is properly placed and that the blade is away from your body with the screws facing upward.

  • Identify the 10 screws circled for removal. Once all screws have been identified, use your Phillips screwdriver and begin removing them.

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  • Once all screws have been removed, remove the protective frame by gripping it from both sides and lifting it skyward.

  • Be advised

  • You may need to lift with one hand and hold the rest of the saw with the other.

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  • Now placing the frame off to the side you should have a clear view of all the internal working parts. Now we can begin making our repairs.

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  • Be advised:If this is the first time opening up your tool, expect it to be very dirty. It is recommended you use a shamy cloth or wet rag to keep your hands clean.

  • At this point what lies in front of you should be a disassembled version of your SKIL 4235 Jigsaw.

  • Caution: Make sure your device is unplugged.

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Conclusion

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

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