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Craftsman 315.115390 Operator's Manual

Craftsman 315.115390 Operator's Manual

3/8 in., 14.4 volt cordless drill-driver variable speed/reversible


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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
Estates, IL 60179 USA
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Summary of Contents for Craftsman 315.115390

  • 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: 983000-793 Save this manual for future reference 6-05...
  • Page 2 NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS PARTS & REPAIR CENTER iN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair 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 [] Use safety equipment. Always wear eye protection. ,_', WARNING! Read all instructions. Failure to follow Safety equipment such as dust mask, non-skid safety all instructions listed below may result in electric shoes, hard hat, or hearing protection used for appro- shock, fire and/or serious injury.
  • Page 4 make a connection from one terminal to another. Use the power tool, accessories and tool bits etc., in accordance with these instructions and in the Shorting the battery terminals together may cause burns or a fire. manner intended for the particular type of power tool, taking into account the working...
  • Page 5 [] An extension cord should not be used unless WARNING! READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL absolutely necessary. Use of improper extension cord INSTRUCTIONS. Failure to follow aii instructions 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 Some ofthefollowing s ymbols maybeusedonthistool.Please study themandlearn theirmeaning. Proper i nterpretation ofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate thetool betterandsafer. SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION/EXPLANATION Volts Voltage Current Am pe res 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 Thefollowing signal w ordsandmeanings a reintended to explain the levels ofriskassociated w iththis 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 .............. 14.4 Volt DC Torque ..........Maximum 300 Switch ............Variable Speed Charger Input ........120 V, 60 Hz, AC only Gear Train .............. 2 Speed Charge Rate ............. 1 hour No Load Speed ........
  • Page 9: Knowyourdrill-Driver

    KNOWYOURDRILL-DRIVER LED WORKLIGHT See Figure 1. The LED worklight, located on the front of the tool base, Before attempting to 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.
  • Page 10 CHARGING A COOL BATTERY PACK WARNING: Do not allow familiarity with tools If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the to 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.
  • Page 11 CHARGING A HOT BATTERY PACK TO INSTALL BATTERY PACK See Figures 3 - 4. When using the tool continuously, the batteries in the battery pack will become hot. You should let a hot battery m Lock switch trigger on the drill by placing the direction pack cool down for approximately 30 minutes before of rotation selector in center position.
  • Page 12 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.
  • Page 13 KEYLESSCHUCK TO DECREASE TORQUE See Figure 6. ADJUSTINGRiNG The drill has a keyless chuck to tighten or release drill bits in 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 drill bit.
  • Page 14 BIT STORAGE WARNING: Make sure to insert the drill bit straight See Figure 9. into the chuck jaws. Do not insert the drill bit into the When not in use, bits provided with the drill can be placed chuck jaws at an angle then tighten, as shown in in the storage area located on the base of the drill.
  • Page 15 DRILL(NG [] When drilling hard, smooth surfaces, use a center punch to mark the desired hole location. This will See Figures 12- 13. prevent the drill bit from slipping off-center as the hole Levels are located on the top and end of the motor is started.
  • Page 16 GENERAL MAINTENANCE WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other part Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most may create a hazard or cause product damage. plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
  • Page 17 TO RET(GHTEN A LOOSE CHUCK Insert the hex key into the chuck and tighten the chuck jaws securely. Tap sharply with a mallet in a The chuck may become loose on the spindle and develop counterclockwise direction. This will loosen the chuck a wobble.
  • Page 18 CRAFTSMAN 14.4 VOLT CORDLESS DRILL MODEL NO. 315.115390 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering repair parts, SEE BACK...