Always be sure that the tool is switched off and
unplugged before attempting to perform inspection
Adjusting for accuracy of 90° cut (vertical cut)
This adjustment has been made at the factory. But if it is
off, adjust the adjusting screw with a hex wrench while
squaring the blade with the base using a triangular rule,
try square, etc.
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.
2. Adjusting screw
1. Triangular rule
1. Limit mark
For model 5007MGA only
After replacing brushes, plug in the tool and break in
brushes by running tool with no load for about 10 min-
utes. Then check the tool while running and electric
brake operation when releasing the switch trigger. If elec-
tric brake is not working well, ask your local Makita ser-
vice center for repair.
To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs,
any other maintenance or adjustment should be per-
formed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers,
always using Makita replacement parts.
These accessories or attachments are recom-
mended for use with your Makita tool specified in
this manual. The use of any other accessories or
attachments might present a risk of injury to per-
sons. Only use accessory or attachment for its
If you need any assistance for more details regarding
these accessories, ask your local Makita Service Center.
Steel & Carbide-tipped saw blades
General purpose blade for fast and smooth rip,
crosscuts and miters.
Designed for fast cutting of pressure treated and
Fine cross cuts
For sand-free cuts cleanly against the grain.
Rip fence (Guide rule)
MAKITA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY
Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested
before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of
defects from workmanship and materials for the period of
ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. Should
any trouble develop during this one year period, return
the COMPLETE tool, freight prepaid, to one of Makita's
Factory or Authorized Service Centers. If inspection
shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or
material, Makita will repair (or at our option, replace)
1. Brush holder