Do not allow familiarity with this tool
to make you careless. Remember that a careless
fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict severe
See Figure 1, Page 9
The battery pack for this tool has been shipped in a low
charge condition to prevent possible problems. Therefore,
you should charge it at least 3 hours prior to use.
Note: Batteries will not reach full charge the first time they
are charged. Allow several cycles (drilling followed by
recharging) for them to become fully charged.
Charge battery pack only with the charger and
charging stand provided.
Make sure power supply is normal house voltage,
120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only,
Connect charger to power supply.
Place battery pack in charging stand. Align raised rib
on battery pack with groove in charging stand. See
Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on
battery pack engage properly with contacts in charging
• When properly connected, the red light on charging
stand will turn on.
Note: if charger does not charge battery pack, return
battery pack, charging stand, and charger to your
nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical check.
• After normal usage, 3 hours of charging time is
required to be fully charged. A minimum charge
time of 3 hours is required to recharge a completely
• The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
touch while charging. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem.
Do not place charger in an area of extreme heat or
cold. It will work best at temperatures
• When batteries become fully charged, unplug charger
from power supply and remove the battery pack.
When using this tool continuously, the batteries in your
battery pack will become hot. You should let a hot battery
pack cool down for approximately
30 minutes before at-
tempting to recharge.
Note: This situation only occurs when continuous use of
your drill causes the batteries to become hot. It does not
occur under normal circumstances.
Refer to "CHARGING
BATTERY PACK" for normal recharging of batteries. If the
charger does not charge your battery pack under normal
return both the battery pack and charger
to your nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical check.