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Craftsman 973.111330 Owner's Manual

Variable speed / reversible 3/8 in. cordless drill driver
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Safety Rules and Operating
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Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA
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• Safety
• Features
• Operation
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• Parts List



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  • Page 1 Read and follow all Safety Rules and Operating structions before first use of this product. Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: 972000-720 6-OO • Safety • Features • Operation •...
  • Page 2 PartsOrdedngI Ser,.,ice ... 16 FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN If this CRAFTZMRN 3/8 in. Drill-Driver fails to give complete setlefactfon within one year from the date of pur- chase, RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED _rATES, of charge.
  • Page 3: Safety Alert Symbol

    The p urpose ofsafety symbols Istoattract your attention the explanations with them, deserve your careful attention not by themselves eliminate any danger, The Instructions proper a©old<mt prevention measures. SYMBOL MEANING SAFETY ALERT SYMBOL: Indicateswamingor caution.May be usedin conjunction withothersymbolsor pictographs. &...
  • Page 4 Avoid accidental starting. • SECURE WORK before applying power. NEVER hold workpiece in your hand or across your legs. WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CHARGER SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. This manual...
  • Page 5: Rules For Safe Operation

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION When using your drill-driver continuously, the batteries in your battery pack will become hot. You should let a h_ battery pack coof down for approximately 30 minutes before attempting to recharge. Note: This situation only occurs when continuous use of your drill causes the batteries to beeome hot. It does not occur under normal circumstances.
  • Page 6 High Speed Bits (For Wood or Metal)._3/4 in. Max. • Keyles,s Chuck (Item No. _-20988) WRIST STRAP See Figure 1. A wriststrapis provided to reducethe chancesof droppingyour drill-driver. P _aceone handthroughthe wriststrap when canyingtoot. LEVEL KEYI.£SS CHUCK FORWARD • REVERSE...
  • Page 7 WARNING: Alwayswear safety gogglesor safelygla_es with skle shieldswhenoperating tools. Failureto do an couldresultIn objects beingthrownInto youreyes, resultingin possible sadous injury. WARNING: Do notallowferniliadty with your drillto make youcarein_s.Renlemberthat a carelessfractionof 8 secondis sufficient t o inflict severe injury, CHARGING BA'rrERY PACK "l_e batteryl_ickfortlgstool has hae_ shlpbad in a lowchargecondl_m to preventpossibleproblems.
  • Page 8 SWITCH See Figure 2, TO tum your drill ON, depress the switch tdgger. To turn it OFF, release the switch trigger. SELECTOR CENTER PosmoN (LOCK) SWITCH TRIGGER VARIABLE SPEED This tool has a vadable speed switch that delivers higher speed and torque with increased tdgger pressure.
  • Page 9: Switch Lock

    See Figure 5. Your new drifthas a keyless chuck. As the name implies, you can hand tighten or release drill bits in the chuck jaws. Grasp and hold the collar of the chuck with one hand. Rotate the chuck body with your other hand. The...
  • Page 10: Installing Bits

    Open or clor,e chuck jaws to a point where the opening is sligh_y larger than the bit size you intend to use, Also, raise the front of your drill slightly to keep the bit from fol_ing out of the chuck jaws.
  • Page 11 The oil will prolong the life of the bR and increase the drilling action. If the bit jams in work, p iece or it the drill stalls, release switch trigger immediately. Remove the bit from the workpiece and determine the reason for jamming.
  • Page 12: Chuck Removal

    Lock the switch tdgger by placing the direction of rotation selector in center position, • Insert a5/16inchorlargerallenwmnch(haxkey wrench) intc the chuck of your drill and tighten tha chuck jaws securely. • Tap the a,an wretch sharply with a mallet in a c_ockwise direction.
  • Page 13 WARNING: When servicing,use onlyidentical Craftsmanreqtacement parts. Use of any other pert may createa hazardor cause product damage, Avoid using solvents when cJeantng plastic parts. Most plastics are susceptible to darnege from various types of commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
  • Page 15: Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN 3/8 In. CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER number in all correspondence regarding your 3/8 in. CORDLESS The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model repair pads. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 16 In U.S.A. or Canada for in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio- 1-800-676-5811 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pi_ces - 1-800-469 4663 For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 a.m.