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Craftsman 315.114420 Operator's Manual page 4

3/8 in. 16.8 volt cordless drill-driver variable speed / reversible
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Tool Use and Care
Use clamps or other practical
way to secure and
supped
the workpiece
to a stable platform. Hold-
ing the work by hand or against your body is unstable
and may lead to loss of control.
Do not force tool. Use the correct tool for your
application.
The correct tool will do the job better and
safer at the rate for which it is designed,
Do nor use tool ff switch
does not turn it on or off.
A tool that cannot be controlled with the switch is
dangerous
and must be repaired,
Disconnect
battery pack from tool or place the switch
in the locked or off position before making any adjust-
ments, shangir_
accessQ, iee, or storing the tool. Such
preventive safety measures reduce risk of starting the tool
scc_er_L_.
Store idle toots out of reach of children
and other
untrained
persons,
Tools are dangerous
in the hands
of Untrained
iis_i!n;,
When battery
pack is not in use, keep it away from
other metal objects like: paper clips, coins, keys,
nails, screws,
or other
small metal objects that
can make a connection
from onetermlnal
to
another,
Shorting the battery terminals
together may
cause sparks, burns, or a fire,
Maintain tools with care. Keep cutting
tools
sharp
and clean. Properly maintained
tools, with sharp
cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to
control.
Check for misalignment
or binding
of moving parts,
breakage
of pads, arid any other condition that may
affect the toors operation. If damaged, have the tool
serviced
before using. Many accidenls er_-;c_'u_s(÷(; by
poody maintained tools.
Use only accessories
that are recommended
by the
manufacturer
for your model. Accessories
that may
be suitable for one tool, may create a risk of injury
when used on another tool.
Service
"reel service must be performed
only by qualified
repair personnel.
Service or maintenance
performed
by unqualified personnel
could result in a dsk of injury.
l
When servicing
a tool, use only identical replace-
ment parts. Follow instructions
in the Maintenance
section of this manual. Use of unauthorized
parts or
failure to follow Maintenance
Instructions may create a
risk of shock or iniury.
Hold tool by insulated
gripping
surfaces when performing
an operation where the cutting tool may contact
hidden wiring. Contact with a "live" wire will make exposed
metal parts of the tool "live" and shock the operator.
Additional
Rules
For Safe Operadion
Know your
power tool. Read operator's
manual
carefully.
Learn its applications
and limitations,
as welt as the specific
potential
hazards
related to
this tool. Foilowing
this rule will reduce the risk of
ele_ric
shock, [inh or serious injury.
Make sure your extension cord is in good
condition. When using an extension cord, be sure
to use one heavy enough to carry the current your
product will draw. A wire gage size (A.W.G.) of at
least 16 is recommended
for an extension cord 108
feet or less in length. A cord exceeding
log feet is
not recommended.
If in doubt, use the next heavier
gage. The smaller the gage number, the heavier the
cord. An undersized cord will cause a drop in line
voltage _sutting
in loss of power and overheating.
important
Rules for Battery
Tools
Battery
tools do not have to be plugged
Into an
electrical
outlet; therefore,
they are always in
operating
condition.
Be aware of possible
haz-
ards when not using your battew
tool or when
changing
accessories.
Following this rule will
reduce the nsk of electric shock, fire, or serious
personal iniu,'y
fire or heat. This will reduce the risk of explosion and
possible
injury.
Batteries vent hydrogen
gas and can explode in
the presence of a source of ignition, such as a pitot
light. To reduce the risk of serious personal inlury,
never use any cordless product in the presenc_ of
open flame. An exploded
battery can propel debris
and chemicals.
If exposed, flush with water immedi
ately.
Do not charge battery tool in a damp orwet
loca-
tion. Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric
shock.
For best results, your battery
tool should be
charged
in a location where the temperature
is
more than 50°F but less than t00°F.
Do not store
outside or in vehicles.
Under extreme usage or temperature
conditions,
battery
leakage
may occur. If liquid comes in
contact with your skin, wash immediately
with
soap and water, then neutralize
with lemon juice or
vinegar. If liquid gets Into your eyes, flush them
with clean water for at least 10 minutes, then seek
immediate
medical
attention.
Following this rule wilr
reduce the risk of serious personal iniury,

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