Table Saw: Blade spins too slow

If the saw blade spins too slowly, check the extension cord. A long or lightweight extension cord causes a power drop which decreases motor speed. Replace an inadequate extension cord with one suitable to power the table saw. A defective drive motor will also spin slowly. Replace the motor or motor brushes if necessary.

These repairs may help solve your Table Saw problem:

Replace the table saw carbon motor brushes

Carbon Motor Brush

The spring-loaded motor brushes on the table saw mount against the rotating armature, transferring power to the armature. The motor brushes wear down after about 50 hours of run time. Replace the carbon brushes regularly to keep the motor running smoothly.

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Replace the table saw drive motor

Drive motor

The table saw blade mounts directly to the drive motor arbor to spin the saw blade for cutting wood. A defective drive motor won't start or it trips the overload. Replace the drive motor if it's defective or worn out.

For manuals, repair guides, and specific part recommendations, enter your model number.

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