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Trajan 125 Band Saw Motor Brush Replacement Guide

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The Trajan 125 band saw is a dependable tool in your workshop, but regular maintenance is key to its performance. A common maintenance task is addressing motor pulsation, often due to worn motor brushes or a malfunctioning circuit board. This article provides a step-by-step guide for installing new motor brushes to fix this issue.

Tools and Materials You’ll Need

To begin, gather the following:

  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • New motor brushes
  • Your Trajan 125 band saw

You can find all necessary parts at, which offer a wide inventory of aftermarket replacement parts for saws.

Safety First

Always disconnect your Trajan 125 band saw from power before starting any work on it to avoid accidents.

Installing New Motor Brushes: A Step-by-Step Process

  1. Locating the Motor Brushes: Find the motor brushes on the motor’s top and bottom, each under a small cap. Remove the cap on the top brush housing using a flathead screwdriver.
  2. Removing Old Brushes: Use the flathead screwdriver to gently remove the old motor brush. It should come out easily.
  3. Preparing New Brush: Examine the new motor brush, noting its hooks and curved edge designed to fit the motor’s shape.
  4. Installing New Brush: Insert the new brush into the top housing. Ensure it fits smoothly and the spring clicks into place.
  5. Securing the Housing: Replace and secure the cap on the top brush housing.
  6. Repeat for Bottom Brush: Follow the same steps for the bottom motor brush.
  7. Reassemble the Motor Cover: Once both brushes are installed, put the motor cover back and secure it with screws.

Troubleshooting Tips

If motor pulsation issue persists, the problem might be with the circuit board. Contact to get assistance at 800.754.6920 or


Regularly replacing motor brushes is important for your Trajan 125 band saw‘s upkeep. By following these steps, you can ensure effective maintenance. For all your saw’s aftermarket needs, visit for a straightforward experience.