Safety Rules and Operating • Features Instructions before first use of • Operation this product. • Maintenance Customer Help Line: 1-800-932-3188 • Parts List ® Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page: www.sears.com/craftsman 972000-698 9-99...
It means attention!!! Your safety is involved. FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN PROFESSIONAL CORDLESS RECIPROCATING If this rlIRFT$1_IllN Professional Cordless Reciprocating Saw fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of purchase, Sears will repair it, free of charge.
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.
Do not operate • WHEN SERVICING USE ONLY IDENTICAL tool while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or any medication. CRAFTSMAN REPLACEMENT PARTS, • CUTTING INTO ELECTRICAL WIRING IN WALLS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAN CAUSE BLADE, BLADE CLAMP AND SAW...
RULES FOR SAFE OPERATION (Continued) • Make sure cord is located so that it will not be • To reduce risk of electric shock, unplug charger from outlet before attempting any maintenance stepped on, tripped over, or otherwise subjected to cleaning.
Blade Stroke 1-3/16 in. No Load Speed 0-2500 SPM Motor 18 Volt DC Switch Variable Speed Charger Rating 120 Volts, 60 Hz, AC only Shank Capacity 1/2 in. Charger Rate 1 Hour Your reciprocating saw has been shipped completely WARNING: If any parts are missing, do not operate assembled except for the b_ade.
KNOW YOUR RECIPROCATING LOCK-OFF BUTTON See Figure 1. Your saw is equipped with a "lock-off" button which Before attempting to use your reciprocating saw, reduces the possibility of accidental starting. The lock-off familiarize yourself with all operating features and safety button is located on the handle above the switch trigger.
CHARGER See Figure 2. Your charger has a "key hole" hanging feature for convenient, space saving storage. Screws should be installed so that center distances are 1-7/16 inches apart. CHARGER GREEN LIGHT "ON" INDICATES FULLY CHARGED AND SLOW CHARGING TO MAINTAIN BATTERY PACK RED LIGHT "ON"...
WARNING: Always wear safety goggles or safety If battery pack is deeply discharged, red light should glasses with side shields when operating tools. become steady after voltage has increased, normally within 30 minutes. Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury.
TO INSTALL SAW BLADE WARNING: Always remove battery pack from your See Figure 4. saw when you are assembling parts, making adjustments, assembling or removing blades, • Remove battery packSee Figure 3. cleaning, or when not in use. Removing battery pack wi_ prevent accidenta_ starting that could cause WARNING: Failure to remove battery pack from...
WARNING: Always remove battery pack from your saw when you are assembling parts, making adjustments, assembling or removing blades, PIVOT cleaning, or when not in use. Removing battery pack will prevent accidental starting that could cause serious personal injury. Note: There may be times when the blade clamp sticks to the saw bar and will not loosen enough to allow blades to be installed or removed.
PLUNGE CUTTING METAL CUTTING See Figure 8. See Figure 9. Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Mark the line of cut clearly. Choose a convenient starting Metals such as sheet steel, pipe, steel rods, aluminum, point inside the area to be cut out and place the tip of the brass, and copper may be cut with your saw.
Do not abuse power tools. Abusive practices can WARNING: When servicing use only identical Craftsman replacement parts. Use of any other damage tool as well as workpiece. parts may create a hazard or cause product damage. Only the parts shown on parts list, page 15, are intended to be repaired or replaced by the customer.
CRAFTSMAN PROFESSIONAL CORDLESS RECIPROCATING MODEL NUMBER 315.274050 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing. Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your PROFESSIONAL CORDLESS RECIPROCATING SAW or when ordering 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 sM(1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn 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.