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Craftsman 315.115370 Operator's Manual

3/8 in., 18 volt drill-driver variable speed / reversible


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Help Line: 1-800-932-3188
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Heffman
IL 60179 USA
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Summary of Contents for Craftsman 315.115370

  • Page 1 Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Heffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: Save this manual for future reference 983000-638 5-05...
  • Page 2 If this Craftsman tool fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from date of purchase, RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE 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 • Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL IN- at all times. Proper footing and balance enable better STRUCTIONS. Failure to follow all instructions listed controlof the tool in unexpected situations. below may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious •...
  • Page 4 SERVICE • When servicing a tool, use only identical replace- ment parts, Follow instructions in the Maintenance • Tool service must be performed only by qualified section of this manual, Use of unauthorizedparts or repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed failureto follow Maintenance Instructions may create a by unqualifiedpersonnelmay resultin a risk of injury.
  • Page 5 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 all 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.
  • Page 6 Some ofthefollowing s ymbols m ay beused onthistool.Please s tudy them andlearn theirmeaning. Proper interpreta- tion of these symbols will allow you to operate the tool better and safer. SYMBOL NAME DESIG NATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Amperes Current Hertz Frequency (cycles per second) Watt Power Minutes...
  • Page 7 The following s ignal words andmeanings areintended toexplain t helevels ofriskassociated withthis 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.
  • Page 8 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Chuck ............3/8 in. Keyless Clutch ..............24 Position Motor ..............18 Volt DC Torque..........Maximum 125 Switch ............VariableSpeed Charger Input ........120 V, 60 Hz, AC only No Load Speed ..........0-650/min. Charge Rate ............3 hours TORQUE LEVEL ADJUSTMENT RING...
  • Page 9 KNOW YOUR DRILL-DRIVER LED WORKLIGHT See Figure 1. The LED worklight, located on the front of the tool base, Beforeattemptingto use this product,familiarize yourself illuminates when the switch trigger is depressed. This with all operating features and safety rules, provides extra light for increased visibility. BIT STORAGE LEVEL Bits provided with the drill-driver can be placed in the...
  • Page 10 Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools to battery pack engage properly with contacts in charging make you careless. Remember that a careless stand. fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious The charge indicator light (LED), located on the charg- injury.
  • Page 11 BATTERY PACK TO REMOVE BATTERY PACK CHARGING SHOWN IN CHARGER See Figure3. ASSEMBLY • Lockthe switch triggeron the drillby placing the direc- tion of rotation selector in the center position. • Locatethe latches on the side of the battery pack and depress to release the battery pack from the drill.
  • Page 12 Avoid running the drill at low speeds for extended periods WARNING: Battery tools are always in operating of time. Running at low speeds under constant usage may condition. Therefore, the switch should always be cause the drill to become overheated. If this occurs, cool locked when not in use or carrying at your side.
  • Page 13 ADJUSTABLE TORQUE CLUTCH LED WORKLIGHT See Figure 7. The drillis equipped with an adjustable torque clutch for driving different types of screws into different materials. The LED worklight on the foot of the drill will come on The proper setting depends on the type of material and when the switch trigger is depressed.
  • Page 14 INSTALLING BITS WARNING: Make sure to insert the drill bit straight See Figure 9. into the chuck jaws. Do not insert the drill bit into • Lock the switchtrigger by placingthe direction of rota- the chuck jaws at an angle then tighten, as shown in tion selectorin the center position, figure 10.
  • Page 15 LEVEL WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating tools. Fail- ure to do so could result in objects being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury. DRILLING See Figure 11. A level is located on top of the motor housing to help keep the drill bit level during use.
  • Page 16 CHUCK REMOVAL WARNING: When servicing, use only identical See Figures 12 - 14. Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part The chuck may be removed and replaced by a new one. may create a hazard or cause product damage.
  • Page 17 BATTERIES • Insert the hex key into the chuck and tighten the chuck jaws securely. Tap sharply with a mallet in a counter- The battery pack for this tool is equipped with nickel-cad- clockwise direction, This will loosen the chuck on the mium rechargeable batteries.
  • Page 18: Parts List

    L,rtAr IbMAN z_ VULI UHILL-UHIVPH- MUUbL NUMUI:H dlb,11_);.t/u number in all correspondence regarding your DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering repair parts. The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS PARTS LIST Number...
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