Re: Compound power miter saw brake broke

On 9/26/16 6:43 PM, krw wrote:

Momentary or constant? if momentary I assume there is a relay or capacitor in the trigger that applies the voltage.

trigger switch is 'off' (effectively shorting the motor). The most common fault, by far, is the trigger switch has succumbed to dust intrusion (easily fixed with a blast of compressed air). Sometimes the brushes get worn to the point that they no longer seat properly and cause the same braking problems.
-BR
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