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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I have a Craftsmanmiter saw that makes a grinding sound when

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I have a Craftsman###-##-####miter saw that makes a grinding sound when you release the trigger to stop cutting
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: a couple of years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: if it's within my capabilities
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I'm fairly handy
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Is anybody there
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 4 months ago.

Hello my name is***** wll do what i can to help you.

Your unit has a few gears and bearning inside that could be failing. Because it does still cut i would lean towards bearings starting to fail. You are going to hear the noise more as the motor starts to slow down..