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Author Topic: Carvex 420 18v keeps stopping after a few minutes use  (Read 1126 times)

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Offline Nick Butler

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Carvex 420 18v keeps stopping after a few minutes use
« on: July 10, 2018, 02:26 PM »
Hi,  has anyone else had issues with their Carvex PSC 420 EB cutting out after a few minutes use.  Restarts after a couple of minutes rest, suggesting that it’s a thermal cutout issue. 

Saw only gets uses a couple of times a month for scribing cuts.

Any help would be welcome.  Thanks

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Offline Gregor

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Re: Carvex 420 18v keeps stopping after a few minutes use
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2018, 02:51 PM »
It should be able to work continuously till the battery is empty.
As of 'service all included' I would suggest to call them for a quick Q&A, likely they'll ask you to send it in.

Offline Nick Butler

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Re: Carvex 420 18v keeps stopping after a few minutes use
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 03:21 PM »
It’s been fine until the last month. Maybe it doesn’t like the hot weather!

Offline Gregor

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Re: Carvex 420 18v keeps stopping after a few minutes use
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 04:03 PM »
Maybe it doesn’t like the hot weather!
Unless the ambient temperature in the place you try to operate it exceeds the limites listed in the manual (like sawing down a sauna while it's active)... unlikely.