Jigsaw Stopped in Mid-Work - What Went Wrong?

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Old 01-13-15, 12:27 AM
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Jigsaw Stopped in Mid-Work - What Went Wrong?

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Was working doing some DIY project cutting down some planks and in mid-job my jigsaw just started stalling a few times then just downright quit. There don't seem to be any reset buttons. I can't see any sawdust in there - the machine is pretty new - barely used if at all. It's a Hyundai - FWIW. Any ideas on what went wrong and if it's worth fixing?

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Old 01-13-15, 02:31 AM
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OK - so I brought it in to the repair guy - he said it was bone dry inside - that it hadn't been greased like forever (?) and it was very clogged up. So - yeah. Next time I'll keep my machine better maintained.

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Old 01-13-15, 04:42 AM
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Welcome to the forums! I don't understand. Between 2:30 and 4:30 this morning you took it to a repair guy who told you it needed greasing? Jig saws don't use replaceable grease. It is sealed in the movement. Interesting post.
 
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Old 01-13-15, 05:14 AM
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Yeah - first I posted, called the company and asked them what to do - they gave me the name of a local guy who could possibly repair it on the spot - cause I needed to finish my project. Brought it to him and that's what he said was the problem - that and a faulty cable - (forgot to also mention that). I guess this is what he did - or along these lines - Jigsaw Servicing, A How To Guide Life is interesting
 
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Old 01-13-15, 05:22 AM
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My first thought was electrical, like a bad cord, plug or trigger. I never heard of anyone greasing or oiling a modern day electric tool. Sounds like a faulty cable/cord was the issue.
 
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Old 01-13-15, 06:55 AM
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That's some shop, open at that hour of the morning!
 
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Old 01-13-15, 09:50 AM
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Time is a little different in Israel which is where the poster is from.
 
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Old 01-13-15, 10:52 AM
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Ah, that makes sense now. I saw the "NY" and thought I was in the same time zone.
 
 

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