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Owner's Manual P O F E S S I O N A L I , R " ' i 3 / 8 in . PROFESSIONAL DRILL - DRIVER Variable Speed / Reversible Double Insulated Model No . 315.279940 Save this manual for • Safety future reference • Features • Assembly _ , CAUTION : Read and follow • Operation all Safety Rules and Operating • Maintenance Instructions before first use of • Parts List this product . Customer Help Line : 1 - 800 - 932 - 3188 Sears Roebuck and Co . , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 USA Visit the Craftsman web page : www . sears . com / craftsman 0 ® 0s 972000 - 826 3 - 01
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• Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 • General Safety Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 - 3 • Specific Safety RulesAnd / Or Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 5 • Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 - 7 • Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 • Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 - 11 • Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 • Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 • Exploded ViewAnd Repair Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 • Parts Ordering / Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Do not abuse the cord . Never use the cord to carry , _ WARNING : Read and follow all instructions . the tools or pull the plug from an outlet . Keep cord Failure to follow all instructions listed below , may result away from heat , oil , sharp edges , or moving pads . in electric shock , fire and / or serious personal injury . Replace damaged cords immediately . Damaged SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS cords increase the risk of electric shock . Work Area When operating a power tool outside , use an outdoor extension cord marked " W - A " or " W " . • Keep your work area clean and well lit . Cluttered benches and dark areas invite accidents . These cords are rated for outdoor use and reduce the risk of electric shock . Do not operate power tools in explosive atmo - spheres , such as in the presence of flammable Personal Safety liquids , gases , or dust . Power tools may create • Stay alert , watch what you are doing and use sparks which may ignite the dust or fumes . common sense when operating a power tool . Do Keep bystanders , children , and visitors away while not use tool while tired or under the influence of operating a power tool . Distractions can cause you to drugs , alcohol , or medication . A moment of inatten - lose control . tion while operating power tools may result in serious personal injury . Electrical Safety • Dress properly . Do not wear loose clothing or • Double insulated tools are equipped with a polar - jewelry . Contain long hair . Keep your hair , clothing , ized plug ( one blade is wider than the other ) . This and gloves away from moving parts . Loose clothes , plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way . If the jewelry , or long hair can be caught in moving parts . plug does not fit fully in the outlet , reverse the plug . If it still does not fit , contact a qualified • Avoid accidental starting . Be sure switch is off electrician to install a polarized outlet . Do not before plugging in . Carrying tools with your finger on change the plug in any way . Double insulation [ ] the switch or plugging in tools that have the switch on , eliminates the need for the three - wire grounded power invites accidents . cord and grounded power supply system . Remove adjusting keys or wrenches before turning Avoid body contact with grounded surfaces , such the tool on . A wrench or a key that is left attached to a as pipes , radiators , ranges , and refrigerators . There rotating part of the tool may result in personal injury . is an increased risk of electric shock if your body is Do not overreach . Keep proper footing and balance grounded . at all times . Proper footing and balance enables better Don't expose power tools to rain or wet conditions . control of the tool in unexpected situations . Water entering a power tool will increase the risk of Use safety equipment . Always wear eye protection . electric shock . Dust mask , nonskid safety shoes , hard hat , or hearing protection must be used for appropriate conditions . 2
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Tool Use and Care • Check for misalignment or binding of moving parts , breakage of parts , and any other condition that Use clamps or another practical way to secure and may affect the tool's operation . If damaged , have support the workpiece to a stable platform . Holding the tool serviced before using . Many accidents are the work by hand or against your body is unstable and caused by poorly maintained tools . may lead to loss of control . • Use only accessories that are recommended by the • Do not force tool . Use the correct tool for your manufacturer for your model . Accessories that may application . The correct tool will do the job better and be suitable for one tool , may become hazardous when safer at the rate for which it is designed . used on another tool . • Do not use tool if switch does not turn it on or off . Service Any tool that cannot be controlled with the switch is dangerous and must be repaired . • Tool service must be performed only by qualified repair personnel . Service or maintenance performed • Disconnect the plug from power source before by unqualified personnel could result in a risk of injury . making any adjustments , changing accessories , or storing the tool . Such preventive safety measures • When servicing a tool , use only identical replace - reduce the risk of starting the tool accidentally . ment parts . Follow instructions in the Maintenance • Store idle tools out of the reach of children and section of this manual . Use of unauthorized parts or failure to follow Maintenance Instructions may create a other untrained persons . Tools are dangerous in the hands of untrained users . risk of electric shock or injury . • Maintain tools with care . Keep cutting tools sharp and clean . Properly maintained tools with sharp cutting edges are less likely to bind and are easier to control . 3
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Holdtool byinsulatedgrippingsurfaceswhenperforminganoperationwherethecuttingtool maycontact hiddenwiringor its cord . Contact with a " live " wire will make exposed metal parts of the tool " live " and shock the operator . Make sure your extension cord is in good condi - Additional Rules For Safe Operation tion . When using an extension cord , be sure to use Know your power tool . Read operator's manual one heavy enough to carry the current your prod - carefully . Learn its applications and limitations , as uct will draw . Awire gage size ( A . W . G . ) of at least well as the specific potential hazards related to this 16 is recommended for an extension cord 100 feet tool . Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric or less in length . A cord exceeding 100 feet is not shock , fire , or serious injury . recommended . If in doubt , use the next heavier Always wear safety glasses . Everyday eyeglasses gage . The smaller the gage number , the heavier the have only impact - resistant lenses ; they are NOT cord . An undersized cord will cause a drop in line safety glasses . Following this rule will reduce the risk voltage resulting in loss of power and overheating . of serious personal injury . Inspect for and remove all nails from lumber before Protect your lungs . Wear a face or dust mask if the drilling . Following this rule will reduce the risk of operation is dusty . Following this rule will reduce the serious personal injury . risk of serious personal injury , Drugs , alcohol , medication . Do not operate tool Protect your hearing . Wear hearing protection while under the influence of drugs , alcohol , or any during extended periods of operation . Following this medication . Following this rule will reduce the risk of rule will reduce the risk of serious personal injury . electric shock , fire , or serious personal injury . Inspect tool cords periodically and , if damaged , Save these instructions . Refer to them frequently have repaired at your nearest Factory Service and use them to instruct others who may use this Center or other Authorized Service Organization . tool . If you loan someone this tool , loan them these Constantly stay aware of cord location . Following instructions also . this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock or fire . Check damaged parts . Before further use of the , _ WARNING : Some dust created by power sanding , tool , a guard or other part that is damaged should sawing , grinding , drilling , and other construction be carefully checked to determine that it will activities contains chemicals known to cause cancer , operate properly and perform its intended function . birth defects or other reproductive harm . Some Check for alignment of moving parts , binding of examples of these chemicals are : moving parts , breakage of parts , mounting , and • lead from lead - based paints , any other conditions that may affect its operation . A guard or other part that is damaged should be • crystalline silica from bricks and cement properly repaired or replaced by an authorized and other masonry products , and service center . Following this rule will reduce the risk • arsenic and chromium from chemically - of shock , fire , or serious injury . treated lumber . Do not abuse cord . Never carry the tool by the cord Your risk from these exposures varies , depending on or yank it to disconnect it from the receptacle . how often you do this type of work . To reduce your Keep cord away from heat , oil , and sharp edges . exposure to these chemicals : work in a well Following this rule will reduce the risk of electric shock ventilated area , and work with approved safety or fire . equipment , such as those dust masks that are specially designed to filter out microscopic particles .
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SYMBOLS SYMBOL NAME DESIGNATION / EXPLANATION V Volts Voltage A Amperes Current Hz Hertz Frequency ( cycles per second ) min Minutes Time Alternating Current Type or a characteristic of current - - _ Direct Current Type or a characteristic of current no No Load Speed Rotational speed , at no load . . . / min Revolutions or Reciprocation Per Minute Revolutions , strokes , surface speed , orbits etc . per minute _ 1 = Safety Alert Symbol Indicates danger , warning or caution . It means attention ! ! ! Your safety is involved . DEFINITIONS A ) DANGER : Failure to obey a safety warning will result in serious injury to yourself or to others . Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . B ) WARNING : Failure to obey a safety warning can result in serious injury to yourself or to others . Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . C ) CAUTION : Failure to obey a safety warning may result in property damage or personal injury to yourself or to others . Always follow the safety precautions to reduce the risk of fire , electric shock and personal injury . D ) NOTE : Advises you of information or instructions vital to the operation or maintenance of the equipment . , _ WARNING : The operation of any drill can result in foreign objects being thrown into your eyes , which can result in severe eye damage . Before beginning power tool operation , always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields and a full face shield when needed . We recommend Wide Vision Safety Mask for use over eyeglasses or standard safety glasses with side shields , available at Sears Retail Stores .
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KNOW YOUR DRILL - DRIVER VARIABLE SPEED See Figure 1 . This tool has a variable speed switch that delivers higher Before attempting to operate your drill - driver , familiarize speed with increased trigger pressure . Speed is controlled yourself with all operating features and safety require - by the amount of switch trigger depression , ments . TWO SPEED GEAR TRAIN Your drill - driver has a two speed gear train designed for , _ WARNING : Carefully read through this entire owner's drilling or driving at HI or LO speeds . A slide switch is manual before using your new drill - driver . Pay close located on top of your drill - driver to select either HI or LO attention to the Rules For Safe Operation , Warnings speed . and Cautions . If you use your drill - driver properly and only for what it is intended , you will enjoy years of safe , BIT STORAGE reliable service . When not in use , bits provided with your drill - driver can be ELECTRICAL CONNECTION placed in the storage area located on the top of the motor housing . Your drill - driver has a precision built electric motor . It AUXILIARY HANDLE should be connected to a power supply that is 120 volts , 60 Hz , AC only ( normal household current ) . Do An auxiliary handle is packed with your drill - driver for ease not operate this tool on direct current ( DC ) . A substantial of operation and to help prevent loss of control , voltage drop will cause a loss of power and the motor will APPLICATIONS overheat . If your drill - driver does not operate when plugged into an outlet , double - check the power supply . ( Use only for the purpose listed below ) • Drilling in wood , _ , WARNING : Do not allow familiarity with your drill - • Drilling in ceramics , plastics , fiberglass , and lami - driver to make you careless . Remember that a careless nates . fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict severe injury . • Drilling in both hard and soft metals . KEYLESS CHUCK • Using driving accessories , such as driving screws with screwdriver bits . Your drill - driver has a keyless chuck that allows you to hand tighten or release drill bit in the chuck jaws . • Mixing paints . SWITCH PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS : To turn your drill - driver ON , depress the switch trigger . DRILL - DRIVER 315.279940 Release switch trigger to turn your drill - driver OFF . 1 / 16 in . to 3 / 8 in . Chuck Capacity SWITCH LOCK Rating 120 V , 60 Hz , AC only The switch trigger can be locked in the OFF position . This feature helps reduce the possibility of accidental starting Input 5.5 Amperes tool when not in use . Gear Train Two Speed FORWARD / REVERSE SELECTOR ( DIRECTION OF ROTATION SELECTOR ) Switch Variable Speed Your drill - driver has a forward / reverse selector located No Load Speed 0 - 400 RPM ( Low ) above the switch trigger . 0 - 1400 RPM ( High ) Clutch 24 Positions 668 in . / Ibs . Maximum Torque 6
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TWO SPEED BIT STORAGEAREA GEARTRAIN ( HI - LO ) AUXILIARY HANDLE DIRECTIONOF ROTATIONSELECTOR ( FORWARD / REVERSE ) KEYLESS CHUCK LOCK - ON BuIrON TORQUE SWITCH ADJUSTMENT TRIGGER RING SCREWDRIVERBITS _ Fig . 1 WINGSCREW TO LOOSEN , _ WARNING : If any parts are missing , do not operate your drill - driver until the missing parts are replaced . TORQUE Failure to do so could result in possible serious ADJUSTMENT RING personal injury . AUXlLIAR _ OI _ TIGHTEN AUXILIARY HANDLE See Figure 2 . HANDLE GROOVE An auxiliary handle is packed with your drill - driver for ease of operation and to help prevent loss of control . The handle can be rotated 360 ° . Note : For convenience and ease of starting threads , the hex nut has been trapped inside the molded slot in the NOTCHES auxiliary handle . TO INSTALL : RAISEDRIB 360 ° • Unplug your drill - driver . ROTATION Fig . 2 _ 1 WARNING : Failure to unplug your drill - driver could result in accidental starting causing serious injury . • Place ring of handle over the chuck and torque adjustment ring . Note : Notches in handle fits in a groove behind torque adjustment ring . • Once in position behind torque adjustment ring , rotate handle to desired angle . • Thread wing screw into handle insert . • Tighten wing screw securely . 7
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• Medium speed is suitable for drilling hard metals , SWITCH plastics , and laminates . See Figure 3 . • High speed produces best results when maximum To turn your drill ON , depress the switch trigger . Release power is required . For example , drilling in wood ; soft switch trigger to turn your drill OFF . metals such as aluminum , brass , and copper , and FORWARD / REVERSE when using driving accessories . SELECTOR TWO SPEED GEAR TRAIN CENTERPOSITION ( LOCK ) See Figure 4 . Your drill has a two - speed gear train designed for drilling or driving at LO ( 1 ) or HI ( 2 ) speeds . A slide switch is located on top of your drill to select either LO ( 1 ) or HI ( 2 ) speed . When using drill in the LO ( 1 ) speed range , speed will decrease and unit will have more power and torque . When using drill in the HI ( 2 ) speed range , speed will increase and unit will have less power and torque . Use SWITCH LOCK - ON LO ( 1 ) speed for high power and torque applications and TRIGGER BUTTON HI ( 2 ) speed for fast drilling or driving applications . TO INCREASESPEED , DEPRESSSWITCHTRIGGER TWOSPEED Fig . 3 GEARTRAIN ( HI - LO } LO LOCK - ON BUTTON SPEED See Figure 3 . HI Your drill is equipped with a lock - on feature which is convenient when continuous drilling for extended periods of time is required . To lock - on , depress the switch trigger , push in and hold the lock - on button located on the side of the handle , then release switch trigger . Release lock - on button and your drill will continue running . To release the lock , depress the switch trigger and release . If you have the lock - on feature engaged during use and your drill becomes disconnected from power supply , Fig . 4 disengage the lock - on feature immediately . VARIABLE SPEED SWITCH LOCK See Figure 3 . See Figure 5 . Your drill has a variable speed switch designed to allow The switch trigger can be locked in the OFF position . This operator control of speed and torque limits . The speed feature can be used to prevent the possibility of accidental and torque of your drill can be increased by depressing starting when not in use . To lock switch trigger , place the the switch trigger . direction of rotation selector in center position . Note : Depress switch trigger all the way for maximum . SELECTOR speed and torque of your drill . Depress switch trigger only REVERSE CENTERPOSITION part of the way for less speed and torque . ( LOCK ) Avoid running your drill at low speeds for extended periods of time . Running at low speeds under constant usage may cause your drill to become overheated . If this occurs , cool your drill by running it without a load and at full speed . The following guidelines may be used in determining correct speed for various applications : • Low speed is ideal when minimum speed and power is FORWARD required . For example , starting holes without center punching , driving screws , mixing paint , and drilling in Fig . 5 ceramics .
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REVERSIBLE _ IL WARNING : Do not hold chuck sleeve with one See Figure 5 . hand and use power of the drill to tighten chuck jaws on drill bit . Chuck sleeve could slip in your hand or This tool has the feature of being reversible . The direction your hand could slip and come in contact with of rotation is controlled by a selector located above the rotating drill bit . This could cause an accident switch trigger . With the drill held in normal operating resulting in serious personal injury . position , the direction of rotation selector should be positioned to the left of the switch for drilling . The drilling ADJUSTABLE TORQUE CLUTCH direction is reversed when the selector is to the right of the switch . When the selector is in center position , the Your drill is equipped with an adjustable torque clutch for switch trigger is locked . driving different types of screws into different materials . The proper setting depends on the type of material and the size of screw you are using . _ i CAUTION : To prevent gear damage , always allow TO ADJUST TORQUE chuck to come to a complete stop before changing the direction of rotation or the two speed gear train • Identify the twenty four torque indicator settings ( hi - lo ) . located on the front of your drill . See Figure 7 . • Rotate adjusting ring to the desired setting . To stop , release switch trigger and allow the chuck to 1 - 4 For driving small screws . come to a complete stop . • 5 - 8 For driving screws into soft material . _ lb WARNING : Your drill should never be connected to power supply when you are assembling parts , • 9 - 12 For driving screws into soft and making adjustments , installing or removing drill bits , hard materials . cleaning , or when not in use . Disconnecting your drill • 13 - 16 For driving screws in hard wood . will prevent accidental starting that could cause serious personal injury . • 17 - 20 For driving large screws . • 21 - , 11 For heavy drilling . KEYLESS CHUCK TO DECREASE ADJUSTING See Figure 6 . TORQUE RING A keyless chuck has been provided with your drill to allow for easy installation and removal of bits . As the name implies , you can hand tighten or release drill bits in the chuck jaws . Arrows on the chuck indicate which direction to rotate the chuck sleeve in order to LOCK ( tighten ) or UNLOCK ( release ) the chuck jaws . Loosen the chuck sleeve by rotating it counterclockwise with one hand . Insert drill bit straight into the chuck the full length of the jaws , and tighten securely by rotating the chuck sleeve in clockwise direction . UNLOCK ( Release ) JAWS CHUCK , _ T01NCREASE TORQUE Fig . 7 Note : Remember the two - speed feature ( HI - LO ) when setting torque . The amount of torque will vary depending on which speed setting you have your drill - driver . DRILLBIT Switching to LO speed will increase torque . Switching to HI speed will decrease torque . LOCK ( Tighten ) CHUCKSLEEVE Fig . 6
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BIT STORAGE See Figure 8 . When not in use , bits provided with your drill can be placed in the storage area located on the top of your drill as shown in figure 8 . BIT AREA STORAGE SCREWDRIVER BITS Fig . 8 , _ WARNING : Always wear safety goggles or safety glasses with side shields when operating your drill . Fig . 9 Failure to do so could result in dust , shavings , loose particles or foreign objects being thrown into your _ k WARNING : Be prepared for binding or bitr , eyes , causing possible serious injury . breakthrough . When these situations occu drill has a tendency to grab and kick opposite to the direction DRILLING of rotation and could cause loss of control when See Figure 9 . breaking through material . If not prepared , this loss When drilling hard smooth surfaces . use a center punch to of control can result in possible serious injury . mark desired hole location . This will prevent the drill bit from slipping off center as the hole is started . However , When drilling metals , use a light oil on the drill bit to keep the low speed feature allows starting holes without center it from overheating . The oil will prolong the life of the bit punching if desired . To accomplish this , simply operate and increase the drilling action . your drill at a low speed until the hole is started . If the bit jams in workpiece or if the drill stalls , release The material to be drilled should be secured in a vise or switch trigger immediately . Remove the bit from the with clamps to keep it from turning as the drill bit rotates . workpiece and determine the reason for jamming . Hold tool firmly and place the bit at the point to be drilled . Depress the switch trigger to start tool . Move the drill bit into the workpiece applying only enough pressure to keep the bit cutting . Do not force or apply side pressure to elongate a hole . 10
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CHUCK REMOVAL • Insert hex key wrench into chuck and tighten chuck See Figure 10 , 11 , and 12 . jaws securely . Tap sharply with a mallet in a counterclockwise direction . This will loosen the chuck The chuck must be removed in order to use some on the spindle . It can now be unscrewed by hand . accessories . To remove : See Figure 12 . • Unplug your drill . , _ i WARNING : Failure to unplug your drill could result in accidental starting causing serious injury . • Place two speed gear train in the low setting and rotate torque adjusting ring to the maximum torque setting . • Insert a 8 mm ( 5 / 16 in . ) or larger hex key wrench into the chuck of your drill and tighten the chuck jaws securely . • Tap the hex key wrench sharply with a mallet in a clockwise direction . See Figure 10 . • This will loosen the screw in the chuck for easy removal . MALLET TWOSPEED Fig . 12 TORQUE GEARTRAIN ( HI - LO ) ADJUSTING RING TO RETIGHTEN A LOOSE CHUCK The chuck may become loose on the spindle and develop CHUCK a wobble . JAWS To tighten , follow these steps : • Unplug your drill . , _ WARNING : Failure to unplug your drill could result in accidental starting causing serious ; injury . • Open the chuck jaws . • Insert hex key wrench into chuck and tighten chuck jaws securely . Tap hex key wrench sharply with a mallet in a clockwise direction . This will tighten the chuck on the spindle . HEX KEYWRENCH Fig . 10 • Open the chuck jaws and remove the hex key wrench . • Open the chuck jaws and remove hex key wrench . Remove the chuck screw by turning it in a clockwise • Tighten the chuck screw . direction . See Figure 11 . Note : The chuck screw has left hand threads . Note : The chuck screw has left hand threads . SCREWDRIVER Fig . 11 11
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I 1 ] = 1 GENERAL DOUBLEINSULATION All parts represent an important part of the double Double insulation is a concept in safety in electric power tools , which eliminates the need for the usual three - wire insulation system and should be serviced only at a Sears Service Center . grounded power cord . All exposed metal parts are isolated from the internal metal motor components with Avoid using solvents when cleaning plastic pads . Most protecting insulation . Double insulated tools do not need plastics are susceptible to damage from various types of to be grounded . commercial solvents and may be damaged by their use . Use clean cloths to remove dirt , carbon dust , etc . IMPORTANT Servicing of a tool with double insulation requires extreme any , _ WARNING : Do not at time let brake fluids , care and knowledge of the system and should be gasoline , petroleum - based products , penetrating oils , performed only by a qualified service technician . For etc . come in contact with plastic pads . They contain service , we suggest you return the tool to your nearest chemicals that can damage , weaken or destroy Sears Service Center for repair . Always use original plastic . factory replacement parts when servicing . EXTENSION CORDS It has been found that electric tools are subject to The use of any extension cord will cause some loss of accelerated wear and possible premature failure when power . To keep the loss to a minimum and to prevent tool they are used on fiberglass boats , sports cars , wallboard , overheating , use an extension cord that is heavy enough spackling compounds , or plaster . The chips and grindings to carry the current the tool will draw . frem these materials are highly abrasive to electric tool pads , such as bearings , brushes , commutators , etc . A wire gage size ( A . W . G . ) of at least 16 is recommended Consequently , it is not recommended that this toot be for an extension cord 100 feet or less in length . When used for extended work on any fiberglass material , working outdoors , use an extension cord that is suitable wallboard , spackling compounds , or piaster . During any for outdoor use . The cord's jacket will be marked WA . use on these materials , it is extremely important that the tool is cleaned frequently by blowing with an air jet . , _ IL CAUTION : Keep extension cords away from the drilling area and position the cord so that it will not get LUBRICATION caught on lumber , tools , etc . , during drilling operation . All of the bearings in this tool are lubricated with a suffi - cient amount of high - grade lubricant for the life of the unit under normal operating conditions . Therefore , no further _ ll WARNING : Check extension cords before each use . lubrication is required . If damaged replace immediately . Never use tool with a damaged cord since touching the damaged area , _ WARNING : Always wear safety goggles or safety could cause electrical shock resulting in serious injury . glasses with side shields during power tool operation or when blowing dust . If operation is dusty , also wear Extension cords suitable for use with your drill are a dust mask . available at your nearest Sears Retail Store . 12
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ThefollowingrecommendeadccessorieasrecurrentlyavailableatSearsretailstores . • HighSpeedBits ( Forwoodor metal ) . . . . . . . . . 1 / 2in.Max . • DowelingJig ( ItemNo . 9 - 4186 ) • MasonryBits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 . . / . 4 . . i.n.Max . • Drill Stand ( Item No . _ - 25989 ) • WoodBoringBits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . i.n . . . Max . • Wire Brushes , All • HoleSaws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . i.n . . . . Max . WARNING : The use of attachments or accessories not listed might be hazardous . WARRANTY FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN PROFESSIONAL DRILL - DRIVER If this tRAFT $ MRN Drill - Driver fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within one year from the date of pur - chase , Sears will repair it , free of charge . WARRANTY SERVICE IS AVAILABLE BY SIMPLY RETURNING THE TOOL TO THE NEAREST SEARS STORE OR SEARS SERVICE CENTER IN THE UNITED STATES . This warranty gives you specific legal rights , and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state . Sears , Roebuck and Co . , Dept . 817WA , Hoffman Estates , IL 60179 SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 13
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CRAFTSMAN 318 in . PROFESSIONAL DRILL - DRIVER MODEL NO . 315.279440 The model number will be found on a plate attached to the motor housing . Always mention the model number in all correspondence regarding your CRAFTSMAN 318 In . PROFESSIONAL DRILL - DRIVER or I I when ordering parts . SEE BACK PAGE FOR PARTS ORDERING INSTRUCTIONS 5 SEE NOTE " A " 3 4 2 6 PARTS LIST Key No . Pad No . Description Quart . 1 616478 - 003 Screw ( Special ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 2 981839 - 001 Auxiliary Handle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 981840 - 001 Wing Screw . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 4 981502 - 001 3 / 8 in , Chuck ( Item No , 9 - 20955 ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 5 982508 - 001 Data Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 6 982509 - 001 Logo Plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 7 982510 - 001 Carrying Case - Not Shown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 972000 - 826 Owner's Manual NOTE : " A " - The assembly shown represents an " tmportant part of the Double Insulated System . To avoid the possibility of alteration or damage to the system , service should be performed by your nearest Sears Repair Center . Contact your nearest Sears Retail Store for Service Center information . 15
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