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Switch and Triac (120 Volt)

Part Number: 883498
Porter Cable
Availability: Discontinued

This part is no longer available from the manufacturer.
This Trigger switch has 3 wires connected to a triac (also called a heat sink). This genuine Porter Cable replacement part is sold individually.
rnrnSwitches are commonly replaced parts in power tools. A switch handles on/off and variable speed functions. They also have a role in electric breaking; they can momentarily reverse electrical polarity. Because switches use mechanical internals, they will degrade and wear out over time, eventually requiring replacement. Some common signs of a broken or failing switch are:rn
  • The tool has completely stopped functioning – it will not turn on.rn
  • The tool operates intermittently, requiring multiple tries to turn on, until eventually it won’t turn on at all.rn
  • The variable speed function and electric braking aren’t working properly.
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    Product Information
    Manufacturer: Porter Cable
    Category Number: 883498
    Classification: Part
    Weight: 0.20 lbs.
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