Problem with my Bosch 1617

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Forum topic by Sirgreggins posted 09-09-2012 08:15 PM 662 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-09-2012 08:15 PM

I just got a Bosch 1617 EVSPK router for my Rokler router table. The fixed base that comes with it of course has the hex key for above table adjustment. I was so excited to get it installed but i’m having a problem. I unlock the motor to use the hex key to adjust bit height. However when i turn the hex key the bit height won’t change. If i take my router out and turn it right side up it can be adjusted. Am i doing something wrong? Please help.

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#1 posted 09-09-2012 09:27 PM

Make sure that the cir clip on the lift shaft is in place. I had that same problem and found the cir clip was loose and had to replace it

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#2 posted 09-09-2012 11:15 PM

that’s exactly the problem. How was the customer service from Bosch? I’m not spending more $ on a clip after $200. haha

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