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Repair your saw blade falling out of Dewalt reciprocating saws (sawzall). DCS381 shown but applies to DCS380 and many others.

The Dewalt sawblade locking mechanism spring/pin comes loose and (using only a Torx or flathead screwdriver) you can put the spring back in place and repair the blade lock mechanism yourself. (Related to DeWalt DW938 Troubleshooting) (Parts and Exploded View here: https://servicenet.dewalt.com/Products/D...)

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  1. Remove the 3 screws holding the guide foot and plate to the saw body with a T20 Torx or medium flat-blade screw driver.
    • Remove the 3 screws holding the guide foot and plate to the saw body with a T20 Torx or medium flat-blade screw driver.

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  2. Remove the rubber body cover and yellow lever with your hands. There are no screws holding them on.
    • Remove the rubber body cover and yellow lever with your hands. There are no screws holding them on.

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    • Push the locking mechanism up and put the spring / pin in the hole in the locking mechanism.

    • Use your fingers or a pair of pliers.

    • The locking mechanism should move up and down freely. That is the plate with the metal triangle. The spring / pin goes in a hole in the metal triangle.

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    • Place the rubber cover over the saw body.

    • Insert the yellow lever in the hole in the rubber cover.

    • Align the pin on the yellow lever with the hole in the saw body. (Shown without rubber cover.)

    • Push the rubber cover on completely.

    • Make sure that the pin on the yellow lever is correctly inserted into the hole in the saw body. (Shown without rubber cover.)

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    • Align the pin in the yellow lever with the hole in the face plate.

    • Install the face plate with 3 screws.

    • Test the lever and make sure that the blade does not fall out.

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Abschluss

Make sure the lever moves the locking mechanism up and down. This will hold the blade in.

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