SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: WHEN USING ELECTRIC TOOLS, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK, AND PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS. KEEP WORK AREA CLEAN. Cluttered areas and benches invite injuries. CONSIDER WORK AREA ENVIRONMENT.
14. REMOVE ADJUSTING KEYS AND WRENCHES. Form habit of checking t o see that keys and adjusting wrenches are removed from tool before turning 15. AVOID UNINTENTIONAL STARTING. Don't carry tool with finger on switch. Be sure switch is OFF when plugging 16.
DO NOT TOUCH ANY METAL PARTS OF THE TOOL! Hold the tool by the insulated grasping surfaces t o prevent electric shock if you drill into a "live" wire. 8. Do not touch the bit or the workpiece immediately after operation; they may be extremely hot and could burn your skin.
Installing side grip (auxiliary handle) The side grip is an important means of maintaining good control of this hammer drill during use in the even bit or accessory jams, causing the tool the potential t o cause injury. Loosen the wing nut on the side grip and install the side grip on the tool.
Switch action Tool speed i s increased by increasing pres- sure on the trigger. To start the tool, simply pull the trigger. Release the trigger to stop. For continuous operation, pull the trigger and then push in the lock button. To stop the tool while in the locked posi- tion, pull the trigger fully, then release it.
Action mode This tool employs action mode changing buttons. For rotation only, press the button on the mark side fully. For rotation with hammering action, press the button on the mark side fully. CAUTION : Be sure to press the action mode changing button as far as it will go, Failure t o do so may cause malfunction of the tool.
CAUTION : .Pressing excessively on the tool will not speed up the drilling. In fact, this excessive pressure will only serve t o damage the tip of your bit, decrease the tool performance and shorten the service life of the tool. There is a tremendous twisting force exerted on the tool/bit a t the time of hole break- through.
Always be sure that the tool is switched off and unplugged before attempting to perform inspection or maintenance. maintain product SAFETY replacement, any other maintenance or adjustment should be performed by Makita Authorized or Factory Service Centers, always using Makita replacement parts. and RELlABl repairs, carbon brush inspection and...
ACCESSORIES CAUTION : These accessories or attachments are recommended for use with your Makita tool specified in this any other accessories or attachments might present a risk of injury to persons. The manual. The use accessories or attachments should be used only in the proper and intended manner.
Aug - 2 8 - ' 9 1 (1/2") 2-SPEED HAMMER DRILL Model 8401 Note: The switch, noise suppressor and other part configurations may differ from country t o country.
I alterations IN ' 1 0 t V k N T SHALL MAKITA Bk LIABLI FOR ANY INDIRLCT. INCIDNTAL OR CON SFQUFNTIAL DAMAGFS FROM T H t SALt OR U S t APPLIES BOTH DURING AND AtTLR THE TERH OF THIS WARRANTY MAKITA DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF "MERCHANTABILITY"...