TO RETIGHTEN A LOOSE CHUCK
(Figs. 18 and 18a)
The chuck may become loose on the spindle
and develop a wobble. Also, the chuck
screw may become loose, causing the chuck
jaws to bind and prevent them from closing.
1. Lock the trigger switch by placing the
Forward / Reverse Selector Switch with Power
Lock-Off in the center, or OFF position.
2. Open the chuck jaws.
3. Insert the hex key into the chuck and tighten
the chuck jaws securely. Tap the hex key
sharply with a mallet in a clockwise direction.
This will tighten the chuck on the spindle.
4. Open the chuck jaws, and remove the hex key.
5. Tighten the chuck screw in a counter-
The use of attachments or accessories that are not
recommended for this tool might be dangerous and could result in serious
Sears and other Craftsman
outlets offer a large selection of Craftsman and Companion
drill/driver accessories designed for all your drill/driving applications.
Kits and sets specifically designed for drilling and driving. Twist drill bit sets, variety insert
(screwdriver) bit sets, spade bit sets, carbide-tipped masonry drill bit sets, extra long bits,
magnetic bit holders and more.
Visit your local Sears store or other Craftsman outlets or shop sears.com/craftsman for
all of the accessories for your drill/driver.
The battery pack for this tool is equipped with nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries.
Length of service from each charging will depend on the type of work you are doing.
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 following:
1. Remove the battery pack from the charger once it is fully
charged and ready for use.
For battery storage longer than 30 days:
• Store the battery pack where the temperature is below 80°F
• Store battery packs in a "discharged" condition
BATTERY PACK REMOVAL AND PREPARATION FOR RECYCLING
To preserve natural resources, please recycle or dispose of batteries 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
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. Nickel-cadmium 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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