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My craftman reciprocating saw just quit. power to saw is

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my craftman reciprocating saw just quit. power to saw is working but I have nothing. Help
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Pete replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

If there is power getting to the saw but it won't work, then the motor may have failed.

You can test the motor by opening the saw and carefully applying power to the motor whilst the blade is removed.

If the motor won't work when power is applied directly to it, then the most cost effective solution is to replace the entire saw: