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The manufacture has replaced the complete switch and handle assembly with part number 5140112-17 switch kit. Unfortunately this item is on a factory back order with no delivery date.
Question: Dw704 Spindle Replacement Part
I recently had to tear down my miter saw to replace a bearing. Then i noticed the Spindle also needed replaced. Does anyone know were i can get a replacement one for my saw ?????
Reply: Dw704 Spindle Replacement Part
As you well know the 284945-00 Dewalt Spindle Upgrade Kit is no longer available. You may just have to keep searching on line to see if any exist out there. If I can find any more information I will let you know.
Question: Leaking Fluid
My DeWalt dw704 miter saw is leaking fluid. I didn't think there was any oil in it.
Reply: Leaking Fluid
Your DeWalt mitersaw doesn't have any oil in it but it does have grease in the gearbox. If the saw becomes very hot, either from use or from sitting in the sun, the grease can breakdown and become liquid. Because the saw was not built to have oil in it, there are no gaskets and seals to contain it and the liquefied grease leaks out of the saw. To repair you will need to disassemble the gearbox. Clean out the remainder of the grease. Then repack the gearbox with fresh grease and reassemble.
The grease is part #790206-00 and is available from http://ereplacementparts.com.
Good luck with your repair!
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