Removing motor from Dewalt 740 radial arm saw

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Forum topic by WaterMonkey posted 06-16-2012 06:28 PM 3021 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-16-2012 06:28 PM

I was given a Dewalt 740 RAS with a burned out motor. I am trying to remove the motor and I can’t figure out my next step. I have removed the outer casing and removed every screw I can find. The motor will not come off and I am trying to figure out what is holding it in place.


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#1 posted 06-16-2012 06:42 PM

Maybe those studs about 2/3 of the way down mayre have nuts on the backside of the housing?

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#2 posted 06-17-2012 01:10 AM

Actually, they just slide into two holes on the front side of the housing. I started to hit them, from the reverse side, thinking they were stuck. They actually shift about 1/4” in the holes. The whole motor slides back-and-forth on the shaft about a 1/4”. I was thinking the bearings at the end need to come off, but I cant just pull them off.

Here is an image of the other side of the motor

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#3 posted 06-17-2012 02:05 AM

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