I posted awhile back about problems I was having with the speed control on
my Hitachi M12v. Specifically, that it wouldn't hold the speed it was set
at. Now the problem has gotten worse and it will slow down while in use
until the collet stops completely (while the power switch is on). I can set
it on the bench and 10,15, 20 seconds later, it will start up again (no it's
not a regular habit of mine to not switch things off, I'm just giving an
Anyway, since the speed control is obviously shot, I'm looking to remove it.
I seem to remember that some others have done this from my previous post.
Can you offer any advice? There are three wires into the speed control.
One from the switch, one to the motor (I know what to do with these two) and
then a yellow, thinner mystery wire.
Any suggestions from folks who have done this before?