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Battery Pack Removal And Preparation For Recycling - Craftsman 315.274050 Owner's Manual

Variable speed/1-3/16 in. stroke professional cordless reciprocating saw


When servicing use only identical
Craftsman replacement
parts. Use of any other
parts may create a hazard or cause product damage.
Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic parts. Most
plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of
commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use.
Use clean cloths to remove dirt, carbon dust, etc.
Do not at any time let brake fluids,
gasoline, petroleum-based
products, penetrating oils,
etc. come in contact with plastic parts. They contain
chemicals that can damage, weaken, or destroy
Do not abuse power tools. Abusive practices can
damage tool as well as workpiece.
Only the parts shown on parts list, page 15, are intended
to be repaired or replaced by the customer. All other parts
should be replaced by a qualified service technician at an
authorized service facility.
Do not attempt to modify this tool or
create accessories
not recommended
for use with
this tool. Any such alteration or modification is
misuse and could result in a hazardous condition
leading to possible serious personal injury.
Your saw's battery pack is equipped with 15 nickel-
cadmium rechargeable
batteries. Length of service from
each charging will depend on the type of work you are
The batteries in this tool have been designed to provide
maximum trouble free life. However, like all batteries, they
will eventually wear out. Do not disassemble
battery pack
and attempt to replace the batteries. Handling of these
batteries, especially when wearing rings and jewelry,
could result in a serious burn.
To obtain the longest possible battery life, we suggest the
Store and charge your batteries in a cool area.
Temperatures above normal room temperature will
shorten battery life.
Never store batteries in a discharged condition.
Recharge them immediately after they are
All batteries gradually lose their charge. The higher
the temperature the quicker they lose their charge. If
you store your tool for long periods of time without
using it, recharge the batteries every month or two.
This practice will prolong battery life.
To preserve natural resources, please
recycle or dispose of properly.
This product contains nickel-cadmium
batteries. Local, state or federal laws
may prohibit disposal of nickel-cadmium
batteries in ordinary trash.
Consult your local waste authority for information
regarding available recycling and/or disposal options.
Upon removal, cover the battery pack's
terminals with heavy duty adhesive tape. Do not
attempt to destroy or disassemble
battery pack or
remove any of its components.
batteries must be recycled or disposed of properly.
Also, never touch both terminals with metal objects
and/or body parts as short circuit may result. Keep
away from children. Failure to comply with these
warnings could result in fire and/or serious injury.

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