Carriage/Motor Removal Instructions
 

If you require this form in Spanish or French, call 1-800-511-2628.

Si usted requiere esta forma en español o francés, la llamada 1-800-511-2628. Pedir formulario SP6401S.

Si vous avez besoin de cette forme dans espagnol ou français, l'appel 1-800-511-2628. Demander pour forme SP6401F.

Returns

IMPORTANT

Return of the motor and carriage assembly is intended to and will permanently disable your saw so that it can never be used again.

BOTH the MOTOR AND CARRIAGE MUST be returned to receive the $100.00 check. Examples of the motor and carriage assemblies appear below.

All returns are final.
The motor and carriage will be destroyed upon receipt.

PLEASE be aware that it may take up to 8 weeks for receipt of check.




Removal



9-inch and 10-inch Radial Arm Saws

Removing the Guard and Blade

1. Unplug saw from power source and remove switch key.

2. Pull carriage/motor assembly near front of arm and lock carriage lock (rip lock).

3. Remove blade guard. Figure 1

a) Depending on your saw, there is either a wing nut on top of the motor or a thumb screw extending from the front, right side of the guard.

b) Remove the wing nut, or loosen the thumb screw 3 to 4 turns, and lift guard off motor.

4. Remove blade and blade washers Figure 2

a) Two wrenches are required, one for the shaft and one for the arbor nut.

b) Hold the shaft wrench firmly in place while pulling the arbor nut wrench toward you (thread is left handed).

c) Once nut is loosened, remove nut, outer flange washer, blade, and inner flange washer. Discard the blade guard, nut, and flange washer. Do not return these parts with your saw’s carriage/motor assembly.


Removing the Arm Trim

NOTE: Some 10-inch models do not require the removal of the arm trim (see illustration) Figure 3

1. Cut the power cord somewhere near the carriage/motor assembly and cut off plug from end of power cord. Discard plug and cord.

2. Remove front trim panel (and knob, on some models) as shown. Figure 4


Removing Carriage/Motor Assembly

NOTE: For models where trim was not removed proceed to "No Trim Removal" section.

Models Where Trim Was Removed

1. Remove carriage stop screw located on the underside and near the front of the arm. Figure 5

2. Loosen the carriage lock and carefully pull carriage/motor assembly toward front of arm until bearings are off of track. Figure 6


No Trim Removal - Figure 7

1. Position carriage so all six carriage track screws can be accessed. Lock the carriage lock (rip lock).

2. Remove the front four screws that attach the carriage track to the arm.

3. Slowly loosen the rear two screws until front of carriage track drops down below front panel of arm. Loosen the carriage lock knob and carefully pull carriage/motor assembly toward front of arm until bearings come off the track.




8-inch and 8-1/4-inch Radial Arm Saws

Removing the Blade and Blade Washers

1. Unplug saw from power source and remove switch key.

2. Pull carriage near front of arm and lock carriage lock (rip lock). Figure A

3. Using two wrenches or one wrench and a block of wood to keep the blade from turning, loosen the blade screw or nut (thread is left-handed).

4. Once screw or nut is loosened, remove screw or nut, outer flange washer, blade and inner flange washer.

5. Discard the blade, screw or nut, and flange washer. Do not return these parts with your saw's carriage/motor assembly.


Removing the Arm Trim and Stop Screw
Figure B

1. Cut the power cord somewhere near the carriage/motor assembly and cut off plug from end of power cord. Discard plug and cord.

2. Remove trim panel as shown. (8 ¼” saws)

3. Remove carriage stop screw located near the front of the arm.


Removing Carriage/Motor Assembly

Loosen the carriage lock (rip lock) and carefully pull carriage/motor assembly toward front of arm until bearings come off the track. Figure C


Packing Instructions

1. Fold flaps on box bottom and secure with one strip of tape (provided).

2. Place Motor and Carriage Assembly inside box and fill extra space with tightly wadded newspaper or similar packing material.

3. Fold flaps on box top and seal with second strip of tape.

4. Place the two labels (1) FedEx (Barcode) Label on the bottom half of the address label and (2) RAS Recall Label (Name/Claim #) on the upper half of the address Label–covering the original mailing label; by doing this we can process your request more efficiently. PLEASE DO NOT PLACE ANY TAPE OVER THE BARCODE.

5. Drop off at any Federal Express Location.

If you have any questions regarding the mailing of the return carton, please call CUSTOMER SERVICE at 1-800-511-2628.

 

 

 
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