Craftsman 315.113850 Operator's Manual

3/8 in., 18 volt cordless drill-driver
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  • Page 1 Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd. , Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: 983000-581 8-04 Save this manual for future reference...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will replace it, free of charge. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
  • Page 3: General Safety Rules

    Store idle tools out of reach of children and other MODEL BATTERY PACK CHARGER untrained persons. Tools are dangerous in the hands 315.113850 Item no. 9 11378 Item no. 9 11379 of untrained users. 130139021 1426101 n When battery pack is not in use, keep it away from n Do not abuse the cord.
  • Page 4: Specific Safety Rules

    GENERAL SAFETY RULES SERVICE n When servicing a tool, use only identical replace- ment parts. Follow instructions in the Maintenance n Tool service must be performed only by qualified section of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a by unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
  • Page 5: Safety Rules For Charger

    SAFETY RULES FOR CHARGER WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL IN- n An extension cord should not be used unless ab- solutely necessary. Use of improper extension cord STRUCTIONS. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, may result in electric shock, fire could result in a risk of fire and electric shock.
  • Page 6: Symbols

    SYMBOLS Some of the following symbols may be used on this tool. Please study them and learn their meaning. Proper interpretation of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second)
  • Page 7 SYMBOLS The following signal words and meanings are intended to explain the levels of risk associated with this product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING DANGER: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. WARNING: Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 8: Features

    FEATURES PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Chuck ................................3/8 in. Keyless Motor ..................................18 Volt DC Switch................................Variable Speed Gear Train ................................Single Speed No Load Speed ..............................0-650/min. Clutch .................................. 24 Positions Charger Input ............................120 V, 60 Hz, AC only Charge Rate ................................3-6 Hour Torque..............................Maximum 125 LEVEL TORQUE ADJUSTMENT RING...
  • Page 9 FEATURES KNOW YOUR DRILL-DRIVER DIRECTION OF ROTATION SELECTOR See Figure 1. Your drill-driver has a forward/reverse selector located Before attempting to use this product, familiarize yourself above the switch trigger. with all operating Features and Safety Rules. WRIST STRAP KEYLESS CHUCK A wrist strap is provided to reduce the chances of drop- Your drill-driver has a keyless chuck that allows you to ping your drill-driver.
  • Page 10: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY UNPACKING WARNING: If any parts are missing do not operate this tool until the missing parts are replaced. Failure This product has been shipped completely assembled. to do so could result in possible serious personal n Carefully remove the tool and any accessories from the injury.
  • Page 11: Charging The Battery Pack

    OPERATION CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK n The battery pack will become slightly warm to the touch while charging. This is normal and does not The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a low indicate a problem. charge condition to prevent possible problems. Therefore, n Do not place charger in an area of extreme heat or you should charge overnight prior to use.
  • Page 12 OPERATION SWITCH LOCK See Figure 3. The switch trigger can be locked in the OFF position. This feature can be used to prevent the possibility of accidental starting when not in use. To lock switch trigger, place the direction of rotation selector (Forward/Reverse Selector) in center position.
  • Page 13 OPERATION REVERSIBLE See Figure 5. This tool has the feature of being reversible. The direction of rotation is controlled by a selector located above the switch trigger. With the drill held in normal operating posi- tion, the direction of rotation selector should be positioned to the left of the switch for drilling.
  • Page 14: Removing Bits

    OPERATION REMOVING BITS ADJUSTABLE TORQUE CLUTCH See Figures 5 - 8. The drill is equipped with an adjustable torque clutch for driving different types of screws into different materials. Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rota- The proper setting depends on the type of material and tion selector in center position.
  • Page 15 OPERATION BIT STORAGE DRILLING See Figure 10. See Figure 12. When not in use, bits provided with the drill can be placed When drilling hard smooth surfaces use a center punch in the storage area located on the top of the drill. to mark desired hole location.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MALLET CHUCK JAWS HEX KEY KEYLESS CHUCK Fig. 13 SCREWDRIVER CHUCK REMOVAL See Figures 13 - 15. Fig. 14 The chuck can be removed in order to replace it with a new one. To remove: Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rota- tion selector in center position.
  • Page 17 MAINTENANCE TO RETIGHTEN A LOOSE CHUCK Insert hex key into chuck and tighten chuck jaws se- curely. Tap hex key sharply with a mallet in a clockwise The chuck may become loose on spindle and develop a direction. This will tighten chuck on the spindle. wobble.
  • Page 18: Exploded View And Repair Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN 3/8 in., 18 VOLT CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER – MODEL NO. 315.113850 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering repair parts.

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