Do not allow familiarity with tools to
make you careless. Remember that a careless
fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious
Always wear safety goggles or safety
glasses with side shields when operating tools.
Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown
into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury.
Do not use any attachments or
accessories not recommended by the manufacturer
of this tool. The use of attachments or accessories
not recommended can result in serious personal
You may use this tool for the purposes listed below:
Driving long deck screws while building a deck
Driving carriage bolts into deck posts
Driving Tapcon screws into block walls and concrete
Driving screws into metal studs
Driving nuts and bolts using an impact socket
If at any point during the charging
process none of the LEDs are lit, remove the battery
pack from the charger to avoid damaging the
product. DO NOT insert another battery. Return the
charger and battery to your nearest Sears or other
qualified service center for service or replacement.
LED FUNCTIONS OF CHARGER
LED WILL BE ON TO INDICATE STATUS OF
CHARGER AND BATTERY PACK:
Red LED on = Fast charging mode.
Green LED on = Fully charged and in maintenance
Green LED on = When battery pack is inserted into
charger, indicates hot battery pack or that battery pack
is out of normal temperature range.
Yellow and Green LEDs on = Deeply discharged or
defective battery pack.
No LED on = Defective charger or battery pack.
CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK
The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a low
charge condition to prevent possible problems. Therefore,
you should charge it until the green LED on the front of the
charger comes on.
NOTE: Batteries will not reach full charge the first time
they are charged. Allow several cycles (operation followed
by recharging) for them to become fully charged.
CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK
If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the
green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to
reach normal temperature, then the red LED will come on.
NOTE: If the charger does not charge the battery pack
under normal circumstances, return both the battery
pack and charger to your nearest Sears or other qualified
service center for electrical check.
Charge the battery pack only with the charger provided.
Make sure the power supply is normal household
voltage, 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only.
Connect the charger to the power supply.
Place the battery pack in the charger aligning raised rib
on the battery pack with the groove in the charger.
See Figure 2.
Press down on the battery pack to be sure contacts on
the battery pack engage properly with contacts in the
Normally the red LED on charger will come on. This
indicates the charger is in fast charging mode.
Red LED should remain on for approximately 1 hour
then the green LED will come on. Green LED on
indicates battery pack is fully charged and charger is
in maintenance charge mode.
NOTE: The green LED will remain on until the battery
pack is removed from the charger or charger is
disconnected from the power supply.
If both yellow and green LEDs come on, this indicates
a deeply discharged or defective battery pack. Allow
the battery pack to remain in the charger for 15 to 30
minutes. When the battery pack reaches normal
voltage range, the red LED should come on. If the red
LED does not come on after 30 minutes, this may
indicate a defective battery pack and should be
After normal usage, a minimum of 1 hour of charging
time is required to fully recharge battery pack.
The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
touch while charging. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem.
Do not place the charger and battery pack in an area
of extreme heat or cold. They will work best at normal
NOTE: The charger and battery pack should be placed
in a location where the temperature is more than 50°F
but less than 100°F.
When batteries become fully charged, unplug the
charger from power supply and remove the battery