To trim edges or make dimensional adjustments, run the
blade lightly along the cut edges.
For smoother cutting of plywood or other workpiece with
easily splintered surfaces, transparent tape may be used
over your cutting line.
Always use a suitable coolant (cutting oil) when cutting
metal. Failure to do so will cause significant blade wear.
The underside of the workpiece can be greased instead
of using a coolant.
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and
unplugged before attempting to perform inspection
1. Cutting oil
Replacing carbon brushes
Remove and check the carbon brushes regularly.
Replace when they wear down to the limit mark. Keep
the carbon brushes clean and free to slip in the holders.
Both carbon brushes should be replaced at the same
time. Use only identical carbon brushes.
Use a screwdriver to remove the brush holder caps.
Take out the worn carbon brushes, insert the new ones
and secure the brush holder caps.
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs,
any other maintenance or adjustment should be
performed by Makita Authorized Service Centers,
always using Makita replacement parts.
recommended for use with your Makita tool
specified in this manual. The use of any other
accessories or attachments might present a risk of
attachment for its stated purpose.
If you need any assistance for more details regarding
these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center.
Jig saw blades
Hex wrench 3
Rip fence (Guide rule)
Dust cover set
1. Limit mark
2. Brush holder