Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: www.sears.com/craftsman 983000-758 Save this manual for future reference 04-11-07 (REV:01)
NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER iN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair 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.
WARNING! Read all instructions. Failure to  Use safety equipment. Always wear eye protection. Safety equipment such as dust mask, non-skid safety follow all instructions listed below may result in shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used for appro- electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. The term priate conditions will reduce personal injuries.
Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc., Shorting the battery terminals together may cause in accordance with these instructions and in the burns or a fire. manner intended for the particular type of power Under abusive conditions, liquid may be ejected tool, taking into account the working conditions...
could result in a risk of fire and electric shock. If WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL extension cord must be used, make sure: INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow aii instructions a. That pins on plug of extension cord are the listed below, may result in electric shock, fire same number, size and shape as those of and/or serious personal injury.
Some of thefollowing symbols maybeusedonthistool.Please studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper i nterpre- tationofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate thetoolbetterandsafer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Current Amperes Hertz Frequency (cycles per second) Watt Power Minutes Time Alternating Current Type of current Direct Current Type or a characteristic of current No Load Speed Rotational speed, at no load...
Thefollowing signal w ordsandmeanings a reintended to explain the levels ofriskassociated w iththis product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will DANGER: result in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could WARNING: result in death or serious injury.
PRODUCT SPECiFiCATiONS Clutch ..............24 Position Chuck ............1/2 in. Keyless Motor ..............19.2 V, DC Torque ..........Maximum 420 in.lb. Switch ............Variable Speed Charger Input ........120 V, 60 Hz, AC only No Load Speed ........0-400/0-1,400/min. Charge Rate .............. 1 hour Hammer Speed ......
KNOW YOUR HAMMER DRILL KEYLESS CHUCK See Figure 1. The keyless chuck allows you to hand-tighten or release Before attempting to use this product, familiarize yourself the drill bit in the chuck jaws. with all operating features and safety rules. LEVELS AUXILIARY HANDLE...
UNPACKING WARNING: If any parts are missing do not operate this tool until the missing parts are replaced. Failure This product requires assembly. to do so could result in possible serious personal  Carefully remove the tool and any accessories from the injury.
CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools to make you careless. Remember that a careless If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to injury.
TO iNSTALL BATTERY PACK CHARGING A HOT BATTERY PACK See Figure 4, When using the tool continuously, the batteries in the battery pack will become hot. You should let a hot bat-  Lock switch trigger on the drill by placing the direction tery pack cool down for approximately 30 minutes before of rotation selector in the center position.
WARNING: Battery tools are always in operat- Avoid running the drill at low speeds for extended periods of time. Running at low speeds under constant usage may ing condition. Therefore, switch should always be cause the drill to become overheated. If this occurs, cool locked when not in use or carrying at your side.
UNLOCK ADJUSTABLE TORQUE CLUTCH CHUCK (RELEASE) CHUCK JAWS COLLAR This product is equipped with an adjustable torque clutch for driving different types of screws into different mate- rials. To use the torque settings, rotate the mode selector to the screw ( _,_ ) setting.
BIT STORAGE WARNING: Make sure to insert the drill bit straight See Figure 10. into the chuck jaws. Do not insert the drill bit into the chuck jaws at an angle then tighten, as shown in When not in use, bits provided with the drill can be placed figure 12.
USING THE AUXiLiARY HANDLE ASSEMBLY ADJUSTING THE AUXILIARY HANDLE ASSEMBLY See Figures 13- 14. See Figure 14. An auxiliary handle is packed with the drill for ease of  Loosen the auxiliary handle assembly by turning the operation and to help prevent loss of control. The handle knob counterclockwise.
SELECTING A DRILLING MODE See Figure 15. To adjust for type of drilling, slide the mode selector on the side of the motor housing to hammer mode, screw mode, or drilling mode. LEVEL Select screw mode for driving screws. Screw mode oper- ates with user adjusted torque.
 Ifthe bitjamsintheworkpiece or ifthe drillstalls, METAL DRILLING stopthetoolimmediately. Remove t he bitfromthe For maximum performance, use high speed steel bits for workpiece anddetermine t he reason forjamming. metal or steel drilling. NOTE: T hisdrillhasanelectric brake. W hentheswitch  Select normal drilling mode. triggeris released, the chuckstopsturning.
_b, WARNING:Whenservicing, useonlyidentical GENERAL MAINTENANCE Craftsman r eplacement parts.Useofanyotherpart Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most maycreatea hazard or causeproduct d amage. plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
CHUCK REMOVAL MALLET See Figures 17- 19. The chuck may be removed and replaced by a new one.  Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rota- tion selector in center position.  Insert a 5/16 in. or larger hex key into the chuck of the drill and tighten the chuck jaws securely.
CRAFTSMAN 19.2V CORDLESS HAMMER DRILL = 315.115430 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention model number in a!l correspondence regarding your HAMMER DRILL or when ordering repair parts. BACK PAGE PARTS...
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