Introduction

This guide will show you the necessary steps to replace the forward/reverse switch. It shows how to remove the battery and the outer casing, in order to locate the forward/reverse switch on the drill.

Parts

No parts required.

Hold the drill upright.
  • Hold the drill upright.

  • Place your finger on the white battery-release button.

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Press and hold the white release button located on the front of the battery.
  • Press and hold the white release button located on the front of the battery.

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Slide the battery forward while pressing down on the white battery-release button.
  • Slide the battery forward while pressing down on the white battery-release button.

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Hold the drill upright with the back panel facing you. Unscrew the two 18 mm screws  from the back panel using a Phillips PH2 screwdriver.
  • Hold the drill upright with the back panel facing you.

  • Unscrew the two 18 mm screws from the back panel using a Phillips PH2 screwdriver.

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Apply slight pressure to the sides of the backplate and pull away from the drill.
  • Apply slight pressure to the sides of the backplate and pull away from the drill.

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Unscrew the nine 18 mm screws from the outer casing using a Phillips PH2 screwdriver. Unscrew the nine 18 mm screws from the outer casing using a Phillips PH2 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the nine 18 mm screws from the outer casing using a Phillips PH2 screwdriver.

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Apply slight pressure to the sides of the outer casing and pull away from the drill. Apply slight pressure to the sides of the outer casing and pull away from the drill.
  • Apply slight pressure to the sides of the outer casing and pull away from the drill.

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Pull the black trigger assembly away from the drill.
  • Pull the black trigger assembly away from the drill.

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Grab onto the forward/reverse switch. Gently pull the forward/reverse switch to separate it from the trigger assembly.
  • Grab onto the forward/reverse switch.

  • Gently pull the forward/reverse switch to separate it from the trigger assembly.

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Conclusion

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

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