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Author Topic: TS 55 Thermal Sensor  (Read 1437 times)

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Offline Lbob131

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TS 55 Thermal Sensor
« on: April 01, 2017, 02:50 PM »
I was nearing    nearing the end of  ripping  60  plywood  strips  2.4m long and my ts 55  seemed to cut out  in the cut. When I released the plunge  it still operated  but at a much lower rpm.
The housing  didn't seem that warm.
Is that the thermal sensor cutting in to protect the tool?

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Offline SRSemenza

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Re: TS 55 Thermal Sensor
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2017, 09:35 PM »
Yes, there is a an overheat protection on the TS55. I have had it happen. What you describe sounds like that is probably the cause. It should return to normal after a cool off.  If not then something else is going on.