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Craftsman 315.116890 Operator's Manual

3/8 in., 19.2 volt cordless drill-driver variable speed/reversible
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3/8 in., 19.2 VOLT CORDLESS
Model No.
To reduce the risk of injury,
the user must read and understand the
operator's manual before using this
Help Line: 1 =800=932=3188
Sears, Roebuck
and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman
IL 60179 USA
Visit the Craftsman web page:
8-15-08 (REV:01)
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  • Page 1 Customer Help Line: 1 =800=932=3188 Sears, Roebuck and Co., 3333 Beverly Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: 987000-433 Save this manual for future reference 8-15-08 (REV:01)
  • Page 2 FREE REPAIR (or rep(acement if repair proves impossib(e). 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.
  • Page 3 PERSONAL SAFETY WARNING = Read all instructions. Failure to [] Stay alert, watch what you are doing and use follow all instructions listed below may result in common sense when operating a power tool. Do electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. The term not use a power tool while you are tired or under "power tool"...
  • Page 4 tainedcuttingtoolswithsharpcuttingedges areless nails, screws, or other small metal objects that can likely to bindandareeasier t o control. make a connection from one terminal to another. Shorting the battery terminals together may cause Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc., burns or a fire.
  • Page 5 WARNING!READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL [] An extension cord should not be used unless INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow aii 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.
  • Page 6 Someofthe following symbols maybeusedonthisproduct. P lease studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper i nter- pretation ofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate the productbetter andsafer. 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...
  • Page 7 SEARS PARTS AND REPAIR SERVICE in the operator's manual, do not use this product. CENTER for repair. When servicing, use only identical Call the Craftsman Consumer Helpline at replacement parts. 1-800-932-3188 for assistance.
  • Page 8 KNOW YOUR DRILL=DRIVER 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. the information on the tool and in this operator's manual LEVEL as well as a knowledge of the project you are attempt- ing.
  • Page 9: Charging

    50°F This product will accept DieHard_ 19.2 V lithium-ion bat- but less than 100°F. tery packs and Craftsman 19.2 V nickel-cadmium battery [] When batteries become fully charged, unplug the packs.
  • Page 10: Switch Trigger

    _1_ WARNING: Always remove battery pack from your tool when you are assembling parts, making adjust- ments, cleaning, or when not in use. Removing bat- CHARGING tery pack will prevent accidental starting that could INDICATOR cause serious personal injury. EVALUATION TO REMOVE BATTERY PACK...
  • Page 11: Adjusting Torque

    DiRECTiON OF ROTATION SELECTOR KEYLESS CHUCK (FORWARD/REVERSE/CENTER LOCK) See Figure 5. The drill has a keyless chuck to tighten or release bits in REVERSE the chuck jaws. The arrows on the chuck indicate which direction to rotate the chuck body in order to LOCK (tighten) or UNLOCK (release) the bit.
  • Page 12: Wood Drilling

    REMOV(NGB(TS UNLOCK (RELEASE) KEYLESS See Figure 8. CHUCK [] Lock the switch trigger by placing the direction of rota- tion selector in the center position. DRILLBIT [] Open the chuck jaws. NOTE: Rotate the chuck body in the direction of the arrow marked UNLOCK to open the chuck jaws.
  • Page 13: Metal Drilling

    [] Whendrilling through holes, p lacea blockofwood without overheating the bit. Applying too much pres- behind the workpiece t o prevent r agged or splintered sure will: edgesonthe backsideofthehole. • Overheat the drill; Wear the bearings; METAL DRILLING Bend or burn bits; and For maximum performance, use high speed steel bits for Produce off-center or irregular-shaped...
  • Page 14 AND PREPARATION BATTERIES FOR RECYCLING This product will accept DieHardo 19.2 V lithium-ion bat- To preserve natural resources, please tery packs and Craftsman 19.2 V nickel-cadmium battery recycle or dispose of batteries packs. properly. The batteries for this product have been designed to provide This product uses nickel-cadmium maximum trouble-free life.
  • Page 15: Parts List

    CRAFTSMAN 19.2 VOLT DRILL-DRIVER- MODEL NUMBER 315.116890 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering repair parts. SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING...
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