Circular Saw Will Not Run

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    Most Frequent Causes for Circular saw will not run

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    Cause 1Motor Brush

    If the circular saw will not run at all a motor brush might be bad. The motor brush contacts a rotating motor armature providing voltage to run the motor. The brush can burn or become damaged interrupting the current flow to the armature. Inspect the brush for burns or damage.

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