Do not allow familiarity with the tool to
make you careless. Remember that a careless
fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict severe
The battery pack for your toot has been shipped in a low
charge condition to prevent possible problems. Therefore,
you should charge it until light on front of charger changes
from red to green.
Note: Batteries will not reach full charge the first time they
are charged. Allow several cycles (operation followed by
recharging) for them to become fully charged.
See Figure 1.
Charge battery pack only with the charger provided.
Make sure power supply is normal household
voltage, 120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only.
Connect charger to power supply.
Place battery pack in charger aligning raised rib on
battery pack with groove in charger. See Figure 1.
Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on
battery pack engage properly with contacts in charger.
Normally, the red LED on charger will come on. This
indicates charger is in fast charging mode.
Red LED should remain on for approximately 1 hour
then the green LED wilt come on. Green LED on
indicates battery pack is fully charged and charger is in
trickle charge mode.
Note: Green LED will remain on until battery pack is
removed from charger or charger is disconnected from
If both yellow and green LED come on, this indicates a
deeply discharged or defective battery pack.
Allow battery pack to remain in charger for 15 to 30
minutes. When battery pack reaches normal voltage
range, red LED should come on.
If red LED does not come on after 30 minutes, this
indicates a defective battery pack and should be
After normal usage, a minimum of 1 hour of charging
time is required to fully recharge battery pack.
The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
touch while charging. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem.
Do not place charger and battery pack in an area of
extreme heat or cold. It will work best at normal room
Note: Charger and battery pack should be placed in a
location where the temperature
is more than 50°F but
less than 100°F.
When batteries become fully charged, unplug charger
from power supply and remove the battery pack.
LED WILL BE ON TO INDICATE
Red LED on = Fast charging mode.
Green LED on = Fully charged and in trickle charge
Green LED on = When battery pack is inserted into
charger, indicates hot battery pack or that battery pack
is out of or below normal temperature range.
Yellow and Green LEDs on = Deeply discharged or
defective battery pack.
No LED on = Defective charger or battery pack.
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.
A HOT BATTERY
When using the drill-driver continuously,
the batteries in
your battery pack wilt become hot. You should let a hot
battery pack coot down for approximately
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
the drill 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 the battery pack under normal circumstances,
return both the battery pack and charger to your nearest
Sears Repair Center for electrical check.