IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: WHEN USING ELECTRIC TOOLS, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, AND PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries. CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT.
14. REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking to see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning 15. AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don’t carry plugged-in tool with finger on switch. Be sure switch is OFF when plugging in. 16.
Before using battery charger, read all instructions and cautionary markings on (11 battery charger, CAUTION To reduce risk of injury, charge only MAKITA type recharge- able batteries. Other types of batteries may burst causing personal injury and damage. 4. Do not expose charger t o rain or snow.
ADDITIONAL SAFETY RULES FOR CHARGER AND TOOL The Charger and the tool are specifically designed t o work together. Do not attempt t o charge any other cordless tool t o charge the tool w i t h any other charger. Do not charge the tool when temperature is BELOW 10°C (5OOF) or ABOVE 45OC (113OF).
Charging Uncao the connector hole. Connect the charging plug to the charging connector, then plug in the charger to the CAUTION The battery in your new tool is not fully charged. You will need to charge Do not operate the tool during charging. Overcharging more than 2 days considerably shortens the battery service life.
Switch action Move the reversing switch lever to the "FWD" position for colckwise rotation or the "REV" position for counterclockwise. Tool speed is increased by increasing pres- sure on the tigger. To start the tool, simply pull the trigger. Release the trigger to stop. When the reversing switch lever i s in the neutral position, the tool will not start even if you pull the trigger.
Drilling operation Drilling in wood When drilling in wood, best results are obtained with wood drills equipped with screw. The guide screw makes drilling easier by pulling the bit into the workpiece. Drilling in metal To prevent the bit from slipping when starting punch and hammer a t the point to be drilled.
Always be sure that the tool is switched off before attempting to perform inspection or maintenance. To maintain product SAFETY and RELlABl LITY, repairs, maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts.
ACCESSOR I ES CAUTION These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this manual. The use of any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury t o persons. The accessories or attachments should be used only i n the proper and intended manner.
MAKITA Every Makita tool is thorou ly inspected and tested before leaving the factory. It is warranted to be free of defects from w o r k a n s h l p and materials for the period of ONE YEAR from the date of original purchase.