this model have any thermal (or other) safety cutouts in it? Internal fuses? Any other electrical safety switches? If not, could you suggest how to debug the problem?

Thanks in advance for the help.

Greg S.
Ryobi

Experienced gardeners share their insights in answering this question :
It’s almost certainly the trigger switch. They are no longer available. I’ve got the same saw, and it’s a darn shame, but it’s headed for the trash.

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If you`ve tried everything and your circular saw still won`t cut wood, the issue is most likely due to a damaged engine brass screw. Your circular saw`s motor is held together by a brass screw, and if it`s missing or broken, your circular saw may stop working in the middle of a job.
A circular saw usually has a direct drive. I.e. the motor spindle is also the center shaft for the blade. So if your motor is spinning, but not the blade, it means the blade has lost contact to the shaft. Check if the blade is properly centered and aligned with all locating pins (if your saw has some).
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If pieces of wood within the fire are too far from each other, they`ll burn out. If pieces of wood are too close to each other, they`ll suffocate the fire. Finally, if your fire has darkened enough, only another log might do the trick. Of course, having great firewood in the first place works best.
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Thanks in advance for the help.

Greg S.

ANSWER : It’s almost certainly the trigger switch. They are no longer available. I’ve got the same saw, and it’s a darn shame, but it’s headed for the trash.

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