Introduction

If the light in the drill is not glowing upon use, then this guide will show a step by step process on how to replace the light bulb for the drill.

Parts

No parts required.

For this guide we will need to use a 1.0 mm phillips #1 screw.
  • For this guide we will need to use a 1.0 mm phillips #1 screw.

  • There are a total of thirteen screws that need to be removed in order to open the drill and access the interior components.

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Remove the four screws on the back top side of the drill.
  • Remove the four screws on the back top side of the drill.

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Remove the four screws that connect the chuck to the drill.
  • Remove the four screws that connect the chuck to the drill.

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Remove the five  screws on the front side of the drill.
  • Remove the five screws on the front side of the drill.

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Gently grab both sides of the drill casing, and separate both sides from each other.
  • Gently grab both sides of the drill casing, and separate both sides from each other.

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At this point you should be able to separate both as illustrated.
  • At this point you should be able to separate both as illustrated.

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Now all the components of the drill are visible and can be accessed.
  • Now all the components of the drill are visible and can be accessed.

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After following the prerequisite guide the drill is now open and you can see all the components of the drill.
  • After following the prerequisite guide the drill is now open and you can see all the components of the drill.

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First separate the top part of the drill, which includes the motor and the chuck, from the rest of the components.
  • First separate the top part of the drill, which includes the motor and the chuck, from the rest of the components.

  • Remove carefully so that wire connection is not damaged throughout this process.

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Then separate the other component which includes the trigger, light, and the connection to the battery.
  • Then separate the other component which includes the trigger, light, and the connection to the battery.

  • Do this carefully so that no wire connection or any component gets damaged.

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First check if the connection to the light is not intact.
  • First check if the connection to the light is not intact.

  • If the wiring is lose simply reconnect the wire.

  • Then check if the light bulb is not damaged in any way.

  • If the light bulb is broken or simply just burnt; simply replace the light bulb.

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Grab the connection of the light bulb.
  • Grab the connection of the light bulb.

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Using pliers cut the two connecting wires from the mother chip.
  • Using pliers cut the two connecting wires from the mother chip.

  • To prevent potential damage to the component, try desoldering the wires. Learn more about soldering here.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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