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I a contractor table saw model 351.218330. Sorry, my problem…

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I a contractor table...

I a contractor table saw model###-##-####

Mechanic's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Sorry, my problem is that I can not crank the saw blade up and down. I assume it needs cleaning and oiling but I can get access to the worm gear to do the cleaning. I have tried to remove the side panels but the front panel does not come off???

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Yes

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I think I have described my problem. If you need more let me know. Basically I need to know how to remove the front panel to gain access to the worm gear that raises the saw blade

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Remove the rear panel with six nuts, then if you can't get to the gears, you can remove the nuts off the backside of the front, to remove the front panel. See link below.

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I have taken the small bolts out on the front panel corner pieces and removed the corner pieces and the front panel still seems fixed and wont come off
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Did you remove the back plate and look for the internal bolts?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I'll look again to try to find them but it will be tomorrow before I have a chance
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

OK>

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I just rechecked and the front panel is fixed and not removable. The remaining bolts hold the whole assembly, which includes the saw, motor, and the whole table on the base assembly. There must be a simpler way to gain access to the assembly that raises and lowers the saw blade
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

NOPE

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

Will the control move at all in either direction? If not, it may be jammed, from someone turning it in the wrong direction, and now needs to turn in opposite direction to free it. I have a Similar saw from sears and it gets stuck!

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
It will turn in either direction but with great difficulty. I assume it is sawdust that has collected over the many years I have used it. The problem is that I can't see in there and it is inaccessible to feel around there
Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 5 months ago

The only way then is to remove the assembly, so you can get some light oil on the screw shaft.

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