1. Lock-off button
3. Switch trigger
Before plugging in the tool, always check to see that the
switch trigger actuates properly and returns to the "OFF"
position when released.
When not using the tool, remove the lock-off button and
store it in a secure place. This prevents unauthorized
Do not pull the switch trigger hard without pressing in the
lock-off button. This can cause switch breakage.
To prevent the switch trigger from being accidentally pulled, a
lock-off button is provided. To start the tool, press in the lock-
off button and pull the switch trigger. Release the switch trig-
ger to stop.
NEVER use tool without a fully operative switch trigger.
Any tool with an inoperative switch is HIGHLY
DANGEROUS and must be repaired before further
For your safety, this tool is equipped with a lock-off
button which prevents the tool from unintended starting.
NEVER use the tool if it runs when you simply pull the
switch trigger without pressing the lock-off button.
Return tool to a Makita service center for proper repairs
BEFORE further usage.
NEVER tape down or defeat purpose and function of
This tool is equipped with an electric blade brake. If the tool
consistently fails to quickly stop blade after switch trigger
release, have tool serviced at a Makita service center.
The blade brake system is not a substitute for blade guard.
NEVER USE TOOL WITHOUT A FUNCTIONING BLADE
GUARD. SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY CAN RESULT.