These are some common tools used to work on this device. You might not need every tool for every procedure.
Link to Troubleshooting Guide ¶
For help with any problem you may be experiening with your DeWalt DC970 drill, check out the troubleshooting page
Background and Identification ¶
In 2007 Dewalt introduced its first line of lithium ion battery cordless tools including the 18 volt. There is no known manufacturer recalls for this specific drill and has received its fair share of positive reviews across the internet all emphasizing its effectiveness as home improvement drill.
It is an black and yellow DeWalt 18 volt, ½” chuck, 5.2 pounds cordless drill. It has 2 inch wood capacity, can bore holes with quickness because of the 1500 RPM speed. A major feature is its keyless chuck. Its 2 speed settings makes it ideal for man types of jobs. It is lightweight, compact, and the battery can be fully charged in an hour. The model number Model DC970. This device is very useful for construction or many home repairs.
The most common problems with the DeWalt DC970 have to do with the battery, as it loses its ability to hold a charge over time. The battery may also have trouble charging in general, as it is another symptom of the battery deteriorating. Another common problem is that the motor burns out, which also happens as the drill becomes older.