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 983000-785 Save this manual for future reference 05-18-06 (REV:00)
ON CRAFTSMAN PROFESSIONAL TOOL If the Craftsman Professional tool fails to give complete satisfaction within one year from date of purchase, RETURN IT TO ANY SEARS STORE OR OTHER CRAFTSMAN OUTLET IN THE UNITED STATES FOR FREE REPLACEMENT. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
 Avoid accidental starting. Be sure switch is off before WARNING: Read and understand all instruc- plugging in. Carrying tools with your finger on the switch tions. Failure to follow all instructions listed below, or plugging in tools that have the switch on invites may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious accidents.
SERVICE When servicing a tool, use only identical replace- merit parts. Follow instructions in the Maintenance  Tool service must be performed only by qualified section of this manual. Use of unauthorized parts or repair personnel. Service or maintenance performed failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a by unqualified personnel may result in a risk of injury.
Someofthefollowing symbols maybeusedonthistool.Please studythemandlearn theirmeaning. Proper i nter- pretation ofthesesymbols willallowyouto operate the toolbetterandsafer. 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...
Thefollowing signal w ordsandmeanings a reintended to explain the levels of riskassociated withthis product. SYMBOL SIGNAL MEANING DANGER: Indicates an imminently hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. Indicates a potentially hazardous situation, which, if not avoided, could result WARNING: in death or serious injury.
DOUBLE INSULATION EXTENSION CORDS Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power When using a power tool at a considerable distance from tools, which eliminates the need for the usual three-wire a power source, be sure to use an extension cord that has grounded power cord.
UNPACKING WARNING: If any parts are damaged or missing This product has been shipped completely assembled. do not operate this tool until the parts are replaced. Failure to heed this warning could result in serious  Carefully remove the tool and any accessories from the personal injury.
INSTALLING AND REMOVING SOCKETS OPERATING THE IMPACT WRENCH See Figure 3. See Figure 4. Use only sockets designed for impact wrenches. Always Proper fastening torque may be determined by the kind select the correct size impact socket for nuts and bolts. of bolt, the size of the bolt, the material, or the workpiece.
BRUSHCAP WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields during power tool operation or when blowing dust. If operation is dusty, also wear a dust mask.
CRAFTSMAN IMPACT WRENCH - MODEL NUMBER 315.272990 he model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your IMPACT WRENCH or when ordering repair parts. SEE BACK...