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Carbon Brush

Part Number: 381028-08
DeWALT
Availability: Special Order [ more info ]
Price: $10.91
Quantity:
Leaves our warehouse within
8 - 14 business days.

*This part replaces obsolete part #: and 381028-02.

Specifications
  • O.E.M. Dewalt replacement carbon brush
  • Sold individually (usually two are required)
  • Common replacement item on many Dewalt power tools
  • Includes carbon brush, wire lead, and connection terminal
Description:
This brush is a genuine Dewalt replacement carbon brush, not aftermarket or generic. It is a common motor component replacement item and is often an easy fix for motor malfunctions. _b_This item is sold individually_/b_, and most customers purchase this brush in pairs. As pictured, this brush comes complete with wire lead and connection terminal.

This brush is compatible with the models listed below, but it is not guaranteed to fit any other power tools.
Product Information
Manufacturer: DeWALT
Product Number: 381028-08
Classification: Part
Weight: 0.01 lbs.
Also Known As: Motor Brush
Shipping: Ships Worldwide
Repair Guides
Articles:
Quick Fix: How to Replace the Brushes on a DeWalt DW718 Miter Saw
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November 14, 2011
Compatibility

This part is compatible with the following machines:


Products Compatibility

This item works with the following types of products:

  • • Circular Saw
  • • Miter Saw
  • • Saw
  • • Table Saw
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8 of 9 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Heavy sparks, with periods of saw not working.
Unplug saw, remove end cover with 2 screws, remove old brush wire, move retaining spring out of the way, install the new brush, put spring back in place, push wire onto connector, install side cover, plug in and get to work!!
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5 of 6 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Replaced damaged brushes
Took cover off saw. Pulled connecting wires for brushes, then pulled brushes up and out. Reversed process to replace with new brushes.
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2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Brush worn out
Remove the back cap of the motor
Disconnect the brush leads
Pull the brush spring back and remove the brush
Remove the old brush and install the new one
Connect the leads of the new brushes
Replace the back cap of the motor
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2 of 2 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Brushes worn out
Removed the end cap of the miter saw
Disconnected the old brushes
Pulled back on the brush spring and removed the old brushes
Then put the new brushes in, put the spring back in the holder
Connected the brushes and screwed the end cap back on
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Mitre saw stopped working
Replaced the switch first as my ohm meter indicated it was no good. The saw then arced and ran intermittently. Checked the brushes and found them all but gone. Should have checked them at the same time as the switch. Ordered the brushes and as soon as they arrived it was a matter of minutes until I was up and running again. A simple repair for just about anyone.
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1 of 1 people found this instruction helpful
Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Blade Bolt - 145344-01
Outer Clamp - 151962-01
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Blade Adapter Ring - 152636-00
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Socket set, T-30 Torx socket set
Original brushes damaged, missing all the other parts ordered.
Removed motor casing to replace brushes. Before advancing to install new brushes. Cleaned with electric cleaner. After allowing sufficient time to dry. Proceeded to install brushes and replace cover. The other parts are pretty straight forward. Now it's working beautifully.
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Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Handle Assembly - 394075-00
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
1-2 hours
Tools Used:
Screwdriver, Pliers
Replaced Brushes, power cord, and operating handle
First remove all screws on top of Operating Handle & Lifting Handle. Once the handles are able to be removed from the saw you will have access to the interior of the operating handle where you can find the trigger switch, etc. Next remove the brush inspection cap to access the brushes. There will be a small spring/tab that holds either brush in place. Move those to either side to allow for extraction of the brushes. I would also recommend taking this time to remove the commutator housing the rest of the way, and clean the carbon off from the previous brushes. This can be done with a little contact cleaner, or any other electrical engine safe cleaner, and 600 - 1000 grit sand paper. Replace the commutator housing, ensure the new brushes are installed, and making good contact with the commutator and replace the inspection cap. Finally, to replace the power cord, with the handle assembly still taken apart remove the terminals from the trigger switch with a screwdriver, and discard the previous incoming power cord. Strip the new cord so that copper is visible, and reattach a new set of terminals to the bare copper. Reattach to the trigger switch using the screw. Replace the pre-existing handle assembly with the new one and replace all screws. New brushes will spark in excess until worn, but make sure new brushes are seating properly, and making good contact with commutator for best performance.
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Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Brushes worn out
Removed the brush caps and replaced the brushes.
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Tool Type:
Miter Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
15-30 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Carbon brush replacement
Remove the black cover on motor side of saw, unplug and removed 2 worn brushes. New brushes can only be installed correctly because of grooved alignment. Pull springs out slide remove old brushes install new
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Tool Type:
Circular Saw
Parts Used:
Carbon Brush - 381028-08
Repair Difficulty:
Easy
Time Spent Repairing:
Less than 15 minutes
Tools Used:
Screwdriver
Motor brushes wore out after years of continual use.
Simple. 2 screws removed allowed cover to be removed accessing motor brushes. Wiggling them out being careful to not bend pressure wire, easy. Pulling small electrical wire connection also easy. Doing everything mentioned in reverse also easy. When finished motor started perfectly like new. No trouble since. 15 minutes in all thank you very much. Being a Vegan essential to proper understanding and correct process.
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