Hitachi C10 FSH compoun miter saw burning

I have an Hitachi C10 FSH compound miter saw that has worked beauitifully for me for a couple of years. Recently I allowed someone else to use it and it is now out of whack. It burns almost every cut. I am running a very sharp Forrest Woodmaster on it but to be certain it was not a dull or warped blade causing the problem I changed blades but the problem continues. I have been over the saw very carefully and the only thing that appears a little out is the right side tubular shaft on which it rolls has a tiny bit of slop. I do not believe this is the source of the problem but I am at a loss and am turning to you, my esteemed woodworking colleagues, to tell me if you have had this problem and what your solution might have been. Yes. I know, I can send it back to the factory but that should only be a last resort. Thanks for any help you might be able to offer.
Joe
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Blade is not parallel to direction it must travel.
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What type of wood are you cutting? Burning is "usually" from moving to slowly through the material. Now a dull blade might slow the cut thus enhance burning. Or wet wood can bind and slow the cut. I mean even wobble shouldn't induce burning. The only thing that comes to mind is the alignment of the blade relative to the direction of the sliders. Not sure I have ever adjusted that but I assume there must be some setting somewhere.

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On 02/26/2010 02:36 PM, Joe Bleau wrote:

either due to the slop in the rail or it has been knocked out of adjustment.
I can't help with a specific procedure to adjust it, I'm not familiar with this particular saw.
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On 02/26/2010 04:04 PM, basilisk wrote:

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