1/2 in. professional cordless drill-driver variable speed / reversible (18 pages)
Summary of Contents for Craftsman 315.116400
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 Save this manual for future reference 987000-009 1-3-07 (REV:02)
OUTLET IN THE UNITED STATES FOR FREE REPAIR. If this Craftsman tool is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
WARNING! Read and understand all instructions.  Do not overreach. Keep proper footing and balance at all times. Proper footing and balance enable better Failure to follow all instructions listed below, may control of the tool in unexpected situations. result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal  Use safety equipment.
SERVICE  Whenservicing a tool, use only identical  Tool service must be performed only by qualified replacement parts, Follow instructions in the repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed Maintenance section of this manual. Use of by unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury, unauthorized parts or failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a risk of shock or injury.
WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL  An extension cord should not be used unless INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow all instructions absolutely necessary. Use of improper extension cord could result in a risk of fire and electric shock. If listed below, may result in electric shock, fire extension cord must be used, make sure: and/or serious personal injury.
Some ofthefollowing symbols maybeusedonthistool.Please studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper i nterpreta- tionofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate thetool better andsafer. SYMBOL NAME DESIG NATION/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 of riskassociated w iththisproduct. SYMBOL SIGNAL. MEANING Indicates a nimminently h azardous situation, which, i f notavoided, 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 ............3/8 in. Keyless Motor ............... 19.2 Volt DC Torque ..............125 in.lb. Switch ......VSR (Variable Speed Reversible) Charger Input ........120 V, 60 Hz, AC only No Load Speed ........0-650 r/rain. (RPM) Charge Rate .............
KNOWYOUR DRILL KEYLESS CHUCK See Figure 1. The keyless chuck allows you to hand-tighten or release The safe use of this product requires an understanding the drill bit in the chuck jaws. of the information on the product and in this operator's LEVEL manual as well as a knowledge of the project you are A level is located on the end of the motor housing to help...
,& CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools to If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the make you careless. Remember that a careless green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict serious reach normal temperature, then the red LED will come on.
CHARGINGA HOTBATTERYPACK TO iNSTALL BATTERY PACK See Figure 3. Whenusing thetoolcontinuously, thebatteries inthe battery packwillbecome hot.Youshouldleta hotbattery  Lock switch trigger on the drill by placing the direction packcooldownforapproximately 30minutes before of rotation selector in center position. attempting t o recharge. When the battery packbecomes  Place battery pack in the drill.
To stop the drill, release the switch trigger and allow the WARNING: Battery tools are always in operating chuck to come to a complete stop. condition. Therefore, switch should always be locked NOTE: The drill will not run unless the direction of rotation when not in use or carrying at your side.
BiT STORAGE ADJUSTABLE TORQUE CLUTCH See Figure 7. This product is equipped with an adjustable torque clutch for driving different types of screws into different When not in use, bits provided with the drill can be placed materials. The proper setting depends on the type of in the storage area located on the base of the drill.
INSTALMNGBiTS REMOVING BiTS See Figure 8. See Figures 8 - 9.  Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of  Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rotation selector in the center position. rotation selector in the center position.  Open the chuck jaws.
DRILLING LEVEL See Figure 10. A level is located on the end of the motor housing to help keep the drill bit level during use.  Check the direction of rotation selector for the correct setting (forward or reverse).  Secure the material to be drilled in a vise or with clamps to keep it from turning as the drill bit rotates.
WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of may create a hazard or cause product damage. commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
CHUCK REMOVAL MALLET See Figures 11 - 13. The chuck may be removed and replaced by a new one.  Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rotation 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 318 in., 19.2 VOLT CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER - MODEL NO. 315.116400 number in all correspondence regarding your DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering repair parts. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS PARTS LiST Number Description Qty. 6612001 Screw (Special) ....................