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Old 02-02-2009, 07:00 PM   #1
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Milwaukee Sawzall Problem.


I bought a sawzall from my buddy. It was a milwaukee 6520-21 sawzall. I tested it out a few days ago but it doesnt work. The motor runs but the shaft doesnt move. I was wondering how much a repair would be and what the problem might be. i had dewalt tools but i thought milwaukee sawzalls were the best at lasting. So if someone had a simliar problem and knows the repair cost just post ur answer thanks guys.
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:08 PM   #2
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Broken sawzall, dude wouldn't be my buddy any more

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I bought a sawzall from my buddy. It was a milwaukee 6520-21 sawzall. I tested it out a few days ago but it doesnt work. The motor runs but the shaft doesnt move. I was wondering how much a repair would be and what the problem might be. i had dewalt tools but i thought milwaukee sawzalls were the best at lasting. So if someone had a simliar problem and knows the repair cost just post ur answer thanks guys.
I had to buy 2 because one or the other was always in the shop, $100 at a time . One of my guys had a Porter Cable that was indestuctable. I now use a DeWalt.
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:21 PM   #4
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yeah not my buddy anymore havent heard from him in a long ass while but any ideals on what the prob is?
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Old 02-02-2009, 07:23 PM   #5
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Probably a broken pin in the end of the shaft.
Had one break like that a long time ago and I got it repaired.
Today it probably isn't worth it.
The cost would be close to a new one anyway.
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Have u guys tried to repair it urselves?
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Old 02-02-2009, 10:33 PM   #7
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just buy a new one and take your lesson
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set an old towel out on your table and take it apart. The mechanics are not rocket science. You should be able to see what is supposed to happen and whats wrong fairly easy. Then you can judge if it is fixable yourself or if not you can accuratly describe the problem and get an estimate from your friendly tool repairman. Make sure you put the thing back together before you take in for repair. No one wants to work on a basket case.
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set an old towel out on your table and take it apart. The mechanics are not rocket science. You should be able to see what is supposed to happen and whats wrong fairly easy. Then you can judge if it is fixable yourself or if not you can accuratly describe the problem and get an estimate from your friendly tool repairman. Make sure you put the thing back together before you take in for repair. No one wants to work on a basket case.
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X2, i had to take my Dewalt apart on the job once. I needed it for the job i was doing and my other sawzall's were on another job. It took me a 1/2 hour or so to tear it apart and get it working again. No problems since.
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Have u guys tried to repair it urselves?

The way I see it, you have nothing to lose at this point
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I hate to tell you to buy a new one. But, just get this

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Old 02-05-2009, 07:11 AM   #13
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had a similar thing happen to me this winter, saw had gotten a little wet and then stored in the cold truck, shaft was literally frozen. Let it warm up a few minutes and it worked just fine.
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hey guys i just found out its the armature that is broken anyone know a cheap place to get this replacment part? its milwaukee part 16-30-0700. Should i just sell it for parts on ebay bc i got the saw for 25 buck but the armature is like 56. what u guys think?

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