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Forum topic by fisherdoug09 posted 133 days ago 391 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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fisherdoug09

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133 days ago

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I purchased a combination Jet jointer/planner in Aug. this past year. When I 1st started planning with it I was taking too much off in 1 pass, motor got hot and shut down. But yesterday I was planning some Blood wood taking very shallow cuts and the motor got hot and shut down again. I let it cool down and just started it up again. Without even running wood through it it got hot within a minute or so and shut down. Does anyone who owns a Jet combo tool have any ideas or had the same problem.


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#1 posted 132 days ago

What voltage is it running on? Are you using an extension cord? Voltage drop can cause motor to over heat and trip thermal overload protection switch.

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retfr8flyr

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#2 posted 132 days ago

What model is it? It sounds like something has failed in either the motor itself, or the electronics.

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