Always wear safety goggles or safety
glasses with side shields when operating tools.
Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown
into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury.
The battery pack for this tool 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 (cutting followed by
recharging) for them to become fully charged.
Charge battery pack only with the charger provided.
Make sure power supply is normal house voltage,
120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only.
Connect charger to power supply.
Place battery pack in charger aligning raised rib in
charger with groove in battery pack.
Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on
battery pack engage properly with charger contacts.
Red light should turn on. Red light indicates fast
If red light is flashing, this indicates battery pack is
deeply discharged or hot.
If battery pack is hot, red light should become steady
after battery pack has cooled down.
If battery pack is deeply discharged, red light should
become steady after voltage has increased, normally
within 30 minutes.
If after one hour red light is still flashing, this indicates a
defective battery pack and should be replaced.
Green light on indicates battery pack is fully charged
and slow charging to maintain battery pack.
Yellow light on and red light flashing indicates defective
battery pack. Return battery pack to your nearest Sears
Repair Center for checking or replacing.
When your battery pack becomes fully charged, the red light
will turn OFF and the green light will tum ON.
If you remove battery
pack from charger and
(less than 5 seconds) back
in charger, the green light will come on indicating
full charge and slow charging mode until removed
from charger. If you remove battery pack from
charger and wait more than 5 seconds before
reinserting it back in charger, the charger will
After normal usage, 1 hour of charging time is required to be
fully charged. A minimum charge time of 1-1/2 hours is
required to recharge a completely discharged tool.
• 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 in an area of extreme heat or
cold. It will work best at normal room temperature.
When the batteries become fully charged, unplug your
charger from power supply and remove the battery
LED WILL BE LIGHTED TO INDICATE STATUS OF CHARGER AND BATTERY PACK:
Red LED Lighted = Fast Charging Mode.
Green LED Lighted = Fully Charged And Slow Charging To Maintain Battery Pack.
Red LED Flashing = Hot Or Deeply Discharged
Battery Pack. Also Defective Battery Pack After 1 Hour.
Yellow LED Lighted and Red LED Flashing = Defective Battery Pack.