WARNING:Donotallowfamiliarity withthistooU to
makeyoucarebss.Remember thata carebss
fraction ofa second is sufficient t oinflictsevere
Thebattery packforthistoolhasbeenshipped in a low
charge condition to prevent p ossible problems. Therefore,
youshould charge it untillightonfrontof charger c hanges
Note:Batteries w illnotreachfullcharge thefirsttimethey
arecharged. Mow several c ycles(drilling followed by
recharging) forthemtobecome fullycharged.
 Charge battery packonUy w iththecharger p rovided.
 Makesurepowersupplyis normalhousehold
voltage,120voJts, 6 0 Hz,AConly,
 Connect charger t opower suppUy.
 PUace battery packin charger a ligning raised ribon
battery packwithgroove incharger. S eeFigure 1.
 Press down onbattery packto besurecontacts on
battery packengage properUy withcontacts in charger.
 Normally, theredLEDoncharger w HU c omeon.This
indicates charger i s in fastcharging mode.
 RedLEDshould remain onforapproximately 1hour
indicates battery packis fullycharged andcharger i s in
tricklecharge mode. N ote:GreenLEDwillremain on
untilbattery packis removed f romcharger o r charger
is disconnected frompower supply.
 If bothyellow andgreenLEDcomeon,thisindicates a
deeply discharged o r defective battery pack.
Allowbattery packto remain incharger f or15to30
minutes. W henbattery packreaches normal v oltage
If redLEDdoesnotcomeonafter30minutes, t his
indicates a defective battery packandshouldbe
 Afternormal u sage, a minimum of 1 hourofcharging
timeis required to fullyrecharge battery pack.
m Thebattery packwillbecome slightly warmtothe
touchwhilecharging. Thisis normal a nddoesnot
indicate a problem.
 Donot place charger a ndbattery packinanareaof
extreme heator cold.Itwillworkbestatnormal r oom
Note:Charger a ndbattery packshould be placed in a
location where thetemperature i s morethan50°Fbut
Whenbatteries b ecome fullycharged, unplug charger
frompower supply andremove thebattery pack.
LED FUNCTIONS OF CHARGER
LEDWILL BE ONTO INDICATESTATUSOF
 RedLEDon = Fast c harging mode.
 Green LEDon= Fullycharged andintricklecharge
 Green LEDon=Whenbattery packis inserted into
charger, i ndicates h otbattery packor thatbattery pack
isoutofor belownormal t emperature r ange.
 YellowandGreenLEDson= Deeply discharged o r
defective battery pack.
 NoLEDon= Defective c harger o rbattery pack.
CAUTmON: To prevent damage to battery pack,
remove battery pack from charger immediately if no
LED comes on. Return battery pack and charger to
your nearest Sears Service Center for checking or
replacing. Also, if you are removing battery pack from
charger and no LEDs are on, return both battery pack
and charger to your nearest Sears Service Center.
Do not insert another battery pack into charger. A
damaged charger may damage a battery pack.
When using this tool continuously,
the batteries in your
battery pack will become hot. You should let a hot battery
pack cool down for approximately
30 minutes before
attempting to recharge. When the battery pack becomes
discharged and is hot, this will cause the green LED to
come on instead of the red LED. After 30 minutes, reinsert
battery pack in charger. If green LED continues to remain
on, return battery pack to your nearest Sears Repair
Center for checking or replacing.
Note: This situation only occurs when continuous use of
this tool causes the batteries to become hot. It does not
occur under normal circumstances.
Refer to "CHARGING
BATTERY PACK" for normal recharging of batteries. If
the charger does not charge your battery pack under
return both the battery pack and
charger to your nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical
If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the
green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to
reach normal temperature, then the red LED will come on.
Note: Refer to "CHARGING
BATTERY PACK" for
normal recharging of batteries. If the charger does not
charge your battery pack under normal circumstances,
return both the battery pack and charger to your nearest
Sears Repair Center for electrical check.