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Operation - Craftsman 315.114850 Operator's Manual

1/2 in., 19.2 volt cordless drill-driver variable speed / reversible
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WARNING:
Do not allow familiarity with tools make
you careless. Remember that a careless fraction of a
second is sufficient to inflict severe injury.
BATTERY PACK
The battery pack for your 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 (drilling followed by
recharging) for them to become fully charged.
CHARGING BATTERY PACK
See Figure 1.
Charge battery pack only with the charger provided.
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Make sure power supply is normal household voltage,
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120 volts, 60 Hz, AC only.
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Connect charger to power supply.
Place battery pack in charger aligning raised rib on
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battery pack with groove in charger. See Figure 1.
Press down on battery pack to be sure contacts on
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battery pack engage properly with contacts in charger.
n Normally, the red LED on charger will come on. This
indicates charger is in fast charging mode.
n Red LED should remain on for approximately 1 hour
then the green LED will come on. Green LED on indi-
cates battery pack is fully charged and charger is in
trickle charge mode. Note: Green LED will remain on
until battery pack is removed from charger or charger
is disconnected from power supply.
n If both yellow and green LED come on, this indicates a
deeply discharged or defective battery pack.
Allow battery pack to remain in charger for 15 to 30
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minutes. When battery pack reaches normal voltage
range, red LED should come on.
If red LED does not come on after 30 minutes, this
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indicates a defective battery pack and should be
replaced.
After normal usage, a minimum of 1 hour of charging
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time is required to fully recharge battery pack.
The battery pack will become slightly warm to the
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touch while charging. This is normal and does not
indicate a problem.
Do not place charger and battery pack in an area of
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extreme heat or cold. It will work best at normal room
temperature.
Note: Charger and battery pack should be placed in a
location where the temperature is more than 50°F but
less than 100°F.
When batteries become fully charged, unplug charger
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from power supply and remove the battery pack.

OPERATION

LED FUNCTIONS OF CHARGER
LED WILL BE ON TO INDICATE STATUS OF
CHARGER AND BATTERY PACK:
Red LED on = Fast charging mode.
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Green LED on = Fully charged and in trickle charge
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mode.
Green LED on = When battery pack is inserted into
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charger, indicates hot battery pack or that battery
pack is out of or below normal temperature range.
Yellow and Green LEDs on = Deeply discharged or
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defective battery pack.
No LED on = Defective charger or battery pack.
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CAUTION:
remove battery pack from charger immediately if no
LED comes on. Return battery pack and charger to
your nearest Sears Service Center for checking or
replacing. Also, if you are removing battery pack from
charger and no LEDs are on, return both battery pack
and charger to your nearest Sears Service Center.
Do not insert another battery pack into charger. A
damaged charger may damage a battery pack.
INFORMATION FOR RECHARGING HOT BATERY
PACK
When using your drill-driver continuously, the batteries in
your battery pack will become hot. You should let a hot
battery pack cool down for approximately 30 minutes
before attempting to recharge. When the battery pack
becomes discharged and is hot, this will cause the green
LED to come on instead of the red LED. After 30 minutes,
reinsert battery pack in charger. If green LED continues
to remain on, return battery pack to your nearest Sears
Repair Center for checking or replacing.
Note: This situation only occurs when continuous use of
your drill causes the batteries to become hot. It does not
occur under normal circumstances. Refer to "CHARGING
BATTERY PACK" for normal recharging of batteries. If the
charger does not charge your battery pack under normal
circumstances, return both the battery pack and charger
to your nearest Sears Repair Center for electrical check.
INFORMATION FOR RECHARGING COOL
BATTERY PACK
If battery pack is below normal temperature range, the
green LED on charger will come on. Allow battery pack to
reach normal temperature, then the red LED will come on.
Note: Refer to "CHARGING BATTERY PACK" for normal
recharging of batteries. If the charger does not charge
your battery pack under normal circumstances, return
both the battery pack and charger to your nearest Sears
Repair Center for electrical check.
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