Safety Rules and Operating • Features structions before first use of this ° Operation product. • Maintenance • Parts List Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 ® Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA visit the Craftsman web page: www,sears.com/craftsman 972000-719 12-99...
RETURN IT TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE IN THE UNITED STATES, and Sears will repair it, free of charge. If this CRAFTSMAN 3/8 in. Cordless Drill-Driver is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty applies for only 90 days from the date of purchase.
The purpose of safety symbols is to attract your attention to possible dangers. The safety symbols, and the explanations with them, deserve your careful attention and understanding. The safety warnings do not by themselves eliminate any danger. The instructions or warnings they give are not substitutes for proper accident prevention measures.
• WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL DO NOT USE TOOL IF SWITCH DOES NOT CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS. TURN IT ON AND OFF. Have defective switches IMPORTANT...
RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION (Continued) • An extension cord should not be used unless • Do not operate charger if it has received a absolutely necessary. Use of improper sharp blow, been dropped, or otherwise extension cord could result in a risk of fire and damaged in any way;...
Thefollowing recommended accessories arecurrently a vailable at SearsRetail S tores. • 6-Pc.ExtraLength Magnite Power B itSet • HighSpeedBits(ForWoodor Metal)...3/4 i n. Max. • 30-Pc. P ower S crewdriver/Nutdriver SetandCase • Keyless Chuck(ItemNo.2-20988) • 17-Pc. P ower S crewdriver/Nutdriver SetandCase WARNING: The use of attachments or accessories not listed might be hazardous.
SWITCH WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating See Figure 2. tools. Failure to do so could result in objects To turn your drill ON, depress the switch trigger. To being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible turn it OFF, release the switch trigger.
REVERSIBLE See Figure 3. This tool has the feature of being reversible. The direction of rotation is controlled by a selector located above the switch trigger. With the drill held in normal operating position, the direction of rotation selector should be positioned to the left of the switch for drilling.
INSTALLING BITS KEYLESS CHUCK See Figure 7. See Figure 5. • Lock switch trigger on your drill by placing the Your new drill has a keyless chuck. As the name implies, direction of rotation selector in center position. you can hand tighten or release drill bits in the chuck See Figure 2.
REMOVINGBITS WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating See Figure 7. tools. Failure to do so could result in objects • Lock switch trigger or your drill by placing the being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible direction of rotation selector in center position, serious injury.
DRILLING OVERLOAD See Figure 11. Your drill has a built-in overload protector to protect the motor during overloading or prolonged use. The overload protector automatically activates to break the circuit. When this occurs, allow your drill to cool a few seconds before resuming operation.
REMOVAL (Continued) WARNING: When servicing, use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other • Insert allen wrench in chuck and tighten chuck part may create a hazard or cause product jaws securely. Tap sharply with a mallet in a damage.
Topreserve n atural r esources, please BATTERY PACK REMOVAL recycle ordispose ofproperly. PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING Thisproduct c ontains nickel- cadmium batteries. L ocal, s tateor WARNING: Upon removal, cover the battery pack's terminals with heavy duty adhesive tape. federal l awsmayprohibit d isposal of Do not attempt to destroy or disassemble battery nickel-cadmium b atteries inordinary pack or remove any of its components,...
CRAFTSMAN 3/8 in. CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER - MODEL NO. 973.111290 number in all correspondence regarding your 3/8 in. CORDLESS DRILL-DRIVER or when ordering The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model repair parts.
In U.S.A. or Canada for in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME s" (1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparaci6n a domicilio - 1-800-676-5811 Au Canada pour tout le service ou les pieces - 1-800-469 4663 For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 a.m.