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Jig Saw

MODEL 4322 MODEL 4323

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

DOUBLE INSU1 AT ION

Mode'

Length

Max. cutting capacities Wood Mild steel 6 mm (114")

of stroke
18 mm (11/16")

Strokes per minute

Overall length

Net weight 1.8 kg

4322
4323

65 mm (2-9116")

500

3,100 3,1130
~

207 mm
(8-118")

(4.0 Ibs)

children. or dust. When operating a power tool outside. 5. fire and/or serious personal injury. IO. 7. Do not change the plug in any way. and visitors away while operating a power tool. ELECTRICAL SAFETY 4. PERSONAL SAFETY 9.A ' or "W. 2. If it still does not fit. alcohol. or medication. Avoid body contact w i t h grounded surfaces such as pipes. Contain long hair. A moment of inattention while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury.GENERAL SAFETY RULES (For All Tools) WARNING! Read and understand all instructions. radiators. Keep your hair. ranges and refrigerators. clothing. 3.) This plug will f i t i n a polarized outlet only one way. Failure to follow all instructions listed below. Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry. Keep your work area clean and well lit. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. Damaged cords increase the risk of electric shock. jewelry or long hair can be caught in moving parts. If the plug does not f i t fully i n the outlet. 8. Keep cord away from heat. Double Insulated tools are equipped w i t h a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other. gases. Never use the cord t o carry the tools or pull the plug from an outlet. Stay alert. WORK AREA 1. such as in the presence of flammable liquids. Replace damaged cords immediately. There is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is grounded. may result in electric shock. Do not operate power tools in explosive atmospheres. and gloves away from moving parts. Double insulation H eliminates the need for the three wire grounded power cord and grounded power supply system. use an outdoor extension cord marked " W . Loose clothes. Power tools create sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes. Do not use tool while tired or under the influence of drugs. Do not abuse the cord. sharp edges or moving parts. 2 . Cluttered benches and dark areas invite accidents. Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of electric shock. contact a qualified electrician t o install a polarized outlet. 6. reverse the plug.Keep bystanders. watch what you are doing and use common sense when operating a power tool. Distractions can cause you t o loose control." These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric shock. Dress properly. Don't expose power tools t o rain or wet conditions. oil.

Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts. Keep cutting tools sharp and clean. may become hazardous when used on another tool. Any tool that cannot be controlled w i t h the switch is dangerous and must be repaired. Disconnect the plug from the power source before making any adjustments. Store idle tools out of reach of children and other untrained persons. Tool service must be performed only by qualified repair personnel. breakage of parts. If damaged. Properly maintained tools. Do not force tool. 22. or hearing protection must be used for appropriate conditions. with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier t o control. 17. A wrench or a key that is left attached to a rotating part of the tool may result in personal injury. Service or maintenance performed by unqualified personnel could result in a risk of injury. Accessories that may be suitable for one tool. Follow instructions in the Maintenance section of this manual. non-skid safety shoes. 16. 14. 21. Tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users. Use safety equipment. SERVICE 23. Dust mask. use only identical replacement parts. 19. Always wear eye protection. 18. When servicing a tool. Do not overreach. have the tool serviced before using. or storing the tool. 13. Such preventive safety measures reduce the risk of starting the tool accidentally. 3 . Be sure switch is off before plugging in. changing accessories. TOOL USE AND CARE 15. Proper footing and balance enables better control of the tool in unexpected situations. and any other condition that may affect the tools operation. Use clamps or other practical way t o secure and support the workpiece t o a stable platform. Remove adjusting keys or switches before turning the tool on. Maintain tools w i t h care. Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on or off. Avoid accidental starting.11. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. 12. Use of unauthorized parts or failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a risk of electric shock or injury. Use only accessories that are recommended by the manufacturer for your model. hard hat. 20. Use the correct tool for your application. Carrying tools w i t h your finger on the switch or plugging in tools that have the switch on invites accidents. 24. The correct tool will do the job better and safer at the rate for which it is designed. Holding the work by hand or against your body is unstable and may lead t o loss of control. Many accidents are caused by poorly maintained tools.

workbench. Hold the tool firmly. Always s w i t c h off and wait for the blade t o come t o a complete stop before removing the blade from the workpiece. Avoid cutting nails. Do not cut oversize workpiece. 5. 3. Operate the tool only when hand-held. 2. they may be extremely hot and could burn your skin. etc. 4 . Check for the proper clearance beneath the workpiece before cutting so that the blade will not strike the floor. 8. 7. Do not touch the blade or the workpiece immediately after operation. floors or wherever "live" electrical wires may be encountered. Keep hands away from moving parts. Do not leave the tool running. 6. 4. Make sure the blade is not contacting the workpiece before the s w i t c h is turned on. Do not cut hollow pipe.Specific Safety Rules 1. DO NOT TOUCH ANY METAL PARTS OF THE TOOL! Hold the tool only by the insulated grasping surfaces t o prevent electric shock if you cut through a "live" wire. Inspect for and remove all nails from the workpiece before operation. 9. IO. When cutting through walls. 11.

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Failure to do so may cause insufficient tightening of the blade. *Always clean out all chips or foreign matter adhering to the blade and/or blade holder. follow the installation procedures in revers. resulting in a serious injury. I n Adjusting roller Loosen the bolt on the back of the tool base with the hex wrench. Then tighten the bolt to secure the blade. Move the retainer so that the roller contacts the blade lightly. insert the blade into the blade holder as far as it will go. To remove the blade.Installing or removing the saw blade CAUTION: Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before installing or removing the blade. NOTE: Occasionally lubricate the roller. The tighten the bolt to secure the tool base and the retainer. 6 . Make sure that the back edge of the blade fits into the roller. Blade holder With the blade teeth facing forward. To install the blade. loosen the bolt on the blade holder with the hex wrench.

simply pull the trigger. 1 Lock button Switch trigger 7 . Release the trigger to stop.Hex wrench storage When not in use. For continuous operation. Switch action CAUTION: Before plugging in the tool. when making bevel cuts. Dust cover CAUTION: Always wear safety goggles even when operating the tool with the dust cover lowered Lower the dust cover to prevent chips from flying. However. the hex wrench can be conveniently stored as shown in the figure. pull the trigger and then push in the lock button. pull the trigger fully. always check to see that the switch trigger actuates properly and returns to the "OFF" position when released To start the tool. To stop the tool from the locked position. raise it all the way. then release it.

Speed adjusting dial For 4323 only The tool speed can be infinitely adjusted between 500 and 3. Operation CAUTION: Always hold the tool base flush with the workpiece. advance the tool very slowly. or the speed adjusting function may not longer work. Do not force it past 6 or 1. In general. Refer to the table below to select the proper speed for the workpiece to be cut. Then rest the tool base flat on the workpiece and gently move the tool forward along the previously marked cutting line. 8 . WorkDiece to be cut ~~~ I Number on adlustins dial 5-6 3-6 3-4 Wood Mild steel Stainless steel Aluminum Plastics I I 3-6 1-4 \ L CAUTION: The speed adjusting dial can be turned only as far as 6 and back to 1. resulting in a serious injury. Failure to do so may cause blade breakage.100 strokes per minute by turning the adjusting dial. Speed adjusting dial higher speeds will allow you to cut workpieces faster but the service life of the bade will be reduced. the appropriate speed may differ with the type of thickness of the workpiece. However. Higher speed is obtained when the dial is turned in the direction of number 6. lower speed is obtained when it is turned in the direction of number 1. When cutting curves. Turn the tool on and wait until the blade attains full speed.

Raise the dust cover all the way before making bevel cuts. / I Loosen the bolt on the back of the tool base with the hex wrench. Check the contact between the back edge of the blade and the roller. With the tool base tilted. you can make bevel cuts at any angle between 0" and 45" (left or right). Indicate A 9 . then tighten the bolt to secure the tool base. Tilt the tool base until the desired bevel angle is obtained. The edge of the motor housing indicates the bevel angle.Bevel cutting CAUTION: *Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before tilting the tool base. Move the tool base so that the bolt is positioned in the center of the cross-shaped slot in the tool base.

1. Apply pressure to the tool so that the front edge of the base will not move when you switch on the tool and gently lower the back end of the tool slowly. Tilt the tool up on the front edge of the base with the blade point positioned just above the workpiece surface. 2. slowly lower the base of the tool down onto the workpiece surface.Front flush cuts Loosen the bolt on the back of the tool base with the hex wrench. 10 . 3. As the blade pierces the workpiece. Complete the cut in the normal manner. pre-drill a starting hole 12 mm (1/2”) or more in diameter. ~ Base cutouts Cutouts can be made with either of two methods A or B. then move the tool base all the way back. Then tighten the bolt to secure the tool base. A) Boring a starting hole: For internal cutouts without a lead-in cut from an edge. Insert the blade into this hole to start your cut. B) Plung cutting: You need not bore a starting hole or make a lead-in cut if you carefully do as follows. 4.

run the blade lightly along the cut edges. .Finishing edges To trim edges or make dimensional adjustments. Rip fence (optional accessory) CAUTION: Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before installing or removing accessories. Insert the hose of the vacuum cleaner into the hole at the rear of the tool. Dust extraction Clean cutting operations can be performed by connecting this tool to a Makita vacuum cleaner. The underside of the workpiece can be greased instead of using a coolant. straight cuts. 1) Straight cuts When repeatedly cutting widths of 160 mm (6-9/32") or less. use of the rip fence (guide rule) will assure fast. Lower the dust cover before operation. Failure to do so will cause significant blade wear. Metal cutting Always use a suitable coolant (cutting oil) when cutting metal. CAUTION: Dust extraction cannot be performed when making bevel cuts. clean.

Screw the threaded knob onto the pin to secure the pin. CAUTION: The anti-splintering device cannot be used when making bevel cuts. I Anti-splintering device I 12 . move the tool base all the way forward and insert it between the two protrusions of the tool base. To install the antisplintering device. Threaded knob I Anti-splintering device (optional accessory) For splinter-free cuts. install the rip fence as follows. and tighten the bolt to secure it in place. then tighten the bolt to secure it. Insert the circular guide pin through the either of the two holes on the fence guide. Slide the rip fence to the desired cutting width position. Insert the rip fence into the rectangular hole on the side of the tool base with the fence guide facing up. insert the rip fence into the rectangular hole on the side of the tool base with the fence guide facing down. Then move the tool base all the way forward. Now slide the rip fence to the desired cutting radius. the anti-splintering device can be used. Hex wrench I 2) Circular cuts When cutting circles or arcs of 170 mm (6-11/16”) or less in radius.To install.

always using Makita replacement parts. 783201-2 13 . any other maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers. Rip fence set (guide rule) Part No. 1-1/8") 1. 192278-0 3. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons.3 ftl Part No. To maintain product SAFETY and RELIABILITY.MAINTENANCE CAUTION: Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before attempting to perform inspection or maintenance. repairs. 192279-8 Hex wrench 3 Part No.6 ft) Part No.192732-4 Hose (Inner dia. ACCESSORIES CAUTION: These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The accessories or attachments should be used only in the proper and intended manner.5 m (3.0 m (6.

Q ~ .. 792529-7 792463-1 792464-9 792465-7 792729-9 792466-5 792467-3 792468-1 792730-4 792469-9 792470-4 792471-2 792472-0 792473-8 792474-6 792475-4 792476-2 792477-0 792478-8 792428-3 792429-1 792430-6 For fast finish work. Teeth /Inch 9 9 6 8 9 9 18 6 Cutting length 3-118'' 3" 3-118'' 3-118'' 2 2" 3-118 2-314'' 6-118'' 2-314 '* 1-314 " 2-112 3" 2" 2" 2" 3" " Pkg.Dlastics For hardwoods. Part No. thick mild steel plate and tough plastics For scroll cutting in hardwoods and for tough plastics Ideal for scroll cutting For tough plastics Ideal for stainless steel Also for tough plastics For fast cutting For fast finish work 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 #B-14 #B-15 #B-16 #B-l6L #B-17 #B-18 #B-l #B-21 6 6 14 12 12 24 14 32 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 #B-22 #B-23 #B-24 #B-25 #B-26 #B-27 9 24 24 8 8 2-314" 2" 2-1I 2 #51 #5a #59 ## 3-118'' 3-118'' 14 . especially in plywood For fast finish work For fast finish work For roughing-in work For splinter-free cuts in wood and plywood Ideal for cutting thin materials Ideal for cutting thin materials For fast cutting Ideal for cuttinq thick materials Ideal for scroll cutting Ideal for scroll cutting For tough plastics and decorative veneer finishing For plastic finish work and tough plastics Ideal for stainless steel Also for tough plastics Ideal for stainless steel Also for touah Dlastics Ideal for stainless steel Also for touah .Tang Shank Jig saw blades Feature #B-l #B-1 1 #B-12 #B-13 #BR-.

15 .May-13-'98 US JIG SAW Model 4322 Note: The switch and other part configurations may differ from country t o country.

'o" $2D ~ 'iiM $& 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 DESCRIPTION ~ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 Switch Makita Label Housing Set [With Item 2 & 211 Dust Cover 0 Ring 5 Slider Guide 0 Ring 5 Slider Slider Guide 0 Ring 5 Poly uretane sponge Seal Hex Socket Head Boll M4x8 Blade Clamp Hex Socket Head Bolt M3x10 0 Ring 5 Retamer Comlete Hex Socket Head Boll M4x16 Tapping Screw Flange PT 4x35 Name Plate Tapping Screw 4x18 Housing Set W t h Item 2 & 3 1 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 39 40 41 Holder Base Collar Sleeve 4 Gear Complete Balance Plate Thrust Plate Bearing Case Complete Ball Bearing 608DDW Fan 5 2 ARMATURE ASSEMBLY lWith Item 2 9 30 & 321 Ball Bearing 607LLB Ring 19 Field Safety Wire Carbon Brush Brush Holder Tapping Screw 4x18 Strain Relief Cord Cord Guard 16 .MODEL 4322 Mav-13-'98 DESCRIPTION US 'y.

Mav-28-'98 US JIG SAW Model 4323 Note: The switch and other part configurations may differ from country t o country. 17 .

MODEL 4323 F IO M$fD DESCRIPTION May-28-'98 M \." 3 Controller Carbon Brush Brush Holder Tapping Screw 4x1 8 Strain Relief Cord Cord Guard 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 2 2 2 1 1 1 21 22 - 43 - Note The switch and other part specifications may differ from country to country. 18 . 30 & 321 Ball Beating 607LLB Ring 19 Field Safety wore P.' US ED ~ DESCRIPTION ~ MACHINE 1 2 3 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 9 1 1 Switch Makita Label Housing Set IWith Item 2 & 21) DUSt cover 0 Ring 5 Slider Guide 0 Ring 5 Slider Slider Guide 0 Ring 5 Poly uretane sponge Seal Hex Socket Head Bolt M4xB Blade Clamp Hex Socket Head Bolt M3x10 0 Ring 5 Retainer Complete Hex Socket Head Bolt M4x16 Tapping Screw Flange PT 4x35 Name Plate Tapping Screw 4x18 Housing Set IWith Item 2 5 31 Holder MACHINE 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 28 Base Collar Sleeve 4 Gear Complete Balance Plate Thrust Plate Bearing Case Complete Ball Bearing 608DDW Fan 52 ARMATURE ASSEMBLY IWith Item 29.

MAKITA DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES. misused or improperly maintained. If inspection shows the trouble is caused by defective workmanship or material. It is warranted t o be free of defects from workmanship and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase. so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply t o you. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights. Anjo. INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FROM THE SALE OR USE O F THE PRODUCT.MAKnA LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY Warranty Policy Every Makita tool is thoroughly inspected and tested before leaving the factory.5N . replace) without charge. Sumiyoshi-cho. This Warranty does not apply where: repairs have been made or attempted by others: repairs are required because of normal wear and tear : The tool has been abused. THIS DISCLAIMER APPLIES BOTH DURING AND AFTER THE TERM O F THIS WARRANTY. Aichi 446-8502 Japan 884187 . Some states do not allow limitation o n how long an implied warranty lasts.066 PRINTED IN JAPAN 1998 . return the COMPLETE tool. Makita will repair (or at our option. Should any trouble develop during this one. IN NO EVENT SHALL MAKITA BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT. so the above limitation may not apply to you. t o one of Makita’s Factory or Authorized Service Centers. Makita Corporation 3-11-8. AFTER THE ONE-YEAR TERM O F THIS WARRANTY. a alterations have been made t o the tool. Some states d o not allow the exclusion or Limitation of incidental or consequential damages.year period. freight prepaid. INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES O F “MERCHANTABILITY” AND “FITNESS FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSE. and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.