Table saw repair guides

Whether you're replacing the motor brushes or adjusting blade alignment, our repair guides and videos provide step-by-step instructions to help you complete the repair. And Sears PartsDirect has more table saw DIY repair help for you, including troubleshooting advice and maintenance tips for Craftsman, DeWalt, Delta and Ryobi saws. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts, then order the part you need.

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Repair guides common to all table saws

These step-by-step repair guides will help you safely fix what’s broken on your table saw.

April 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to adjust a table saw blade

If the table saw isn’t cutting parallel to the miter gauge groove, adjust the cutting blade following the instructions in this repair guide.

Repair difficulty
Time required
30 minutes or less
April 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a table saw drive motor

You can replace a table saw drive motor that is weak or won't run. Here’s how.

Repair difficulty
Time required
45 minutes or less
April 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a table saw motor brush set

Worn motor brushes can make the table saw motor run weak. Here’s how to replace them.

Repair difficulty
Time required
45 minutes or less
April 1, 2015
By Lyle Weischwill
How to replace a table saw blade

If the table saw blade is dull or damaged, use these simple steps to replace it.

Repair difficulty
Time required
15 minutes or less

Symptoms for table saws

Choose a symptom to see related table saw repairs.

Main causes: worn motor brushes, faulty drive motor, using an improper extension cord
Main causes: blade alignment needs adjustment, worn blade, bevel positive stops need adjustments, bevel pointer needs adjustment
Main causes: worn motor brushes, bad drive motor, faulty overload switch, using an improper extension cord, binding saw blade
Main causes: lack of power, broken on/off switch, bad motor overload, broken power cord, bad drive motor
Main causes: dirty saw blade, dull or damaged saw blade, blade alignment needs adjustment
Main causes: saw dust build up, blade elevating and tilting mechanisms need lubrication

Articles and videos for table saws

Use the advice and tips in these articles to get the most out of your table saw.

January 18, 2016

How to use a multimeter to test electrical parts video

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to use a multimeter to check for wiring problems in an appliance that's not working

April 1, 2015

Table saw common questions

By Sears PartsDirect staff

The answers to these common questions can help you make the most of your table saw.

March 10, 2015

How to maintain a table saw

By Sears PartsDirect staff

Learn how to keep your table saw in good working order