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I have an old Black &Decker 'finishing sander' no.7404-04 ' 120 volts 50/60 Hz type 3 opm 10'000 1.6 amps. i took it apart, BUT' the oscillating mechanism does noy seem to want to "click in". Can you help !!!???!!! Paul


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I have an old Black &Decker 'finishing sander' no.7404-04 ' 120 volts 50/60 Hz type 3 opm 10'000 1.6 amps. i took it apart, BUT' the oscillating mechanism does noy seem to want to "click in". Can you help !!!???!!! Paul


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