Follow these steps to disassemble the plastic casing of the RIDGID R84015 X2 power drill.

  1. Remove the backplate.
    • Remove the backplate.

    • Using a Torx T20 screwdriver, remove the four screws attaching the back plate.

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  2. Remove the drill handle.
    • Remove the drill handle.

    • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, remove the five screws attaching the drill handle to the body.

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    • Remove the gear casing from the body.

    • Using the Philips #2 screwdriver, remove the four screws attaching the gear casing to the body.

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    • With your drill taken apart, move your attention to the trigger and forward reverse switch.

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    • Check to see that the forward reverse switch isn't broken.

    • NOTE: small tab on trigger fits into groove on forward reverse switch

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    • With the battery attached, check that the wires work when the trigger is pulled.

    • Put multimeter wires here.

    • If wires work and drill doesn't, the problem is with the motor.

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    • Make sure plastic is not broken and switch is not stuck.

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    • Looks good, doesn't it?

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I was able to diagnose and fix my problem with my black and decker following your instructions. TY

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