Introduction

If you are having a problem with this switching getting stuck you may need to follow this guide to replace it.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

No parts required.

Grip the drill. Locate the red locking switch on the back of the battery. Hold the switch down.
  • Grip the drill. Locate the red locking switch on the back of the battery. Hold the switch down.

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While holding down the red locking switch, slide the battery towards the back of the drill until the battery is fully removed from the drill. While holding down the red locking switch, slide the battery towards the back of the drill until the battery is fully removed from the drill. While holding down the red locking switch, slide the battery towards the back of the drill until the battery is fully removed from the drill.
  • While holding down the red locking switch, slide the battery towards the back of the drill until the battery is fully removed from the drill.

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Grip cordless drill firmly with left hand. Grip the cordless drill handle firmly with the right hand. Rotate the handle counterclockwise in order to remove the handle from the drill. Grip cordless drill firmly with left hand. Grip the cordless drill handle firmly with the right hand. Rotate the handle counterclockwise in order to remove the handle from the drill. Grip cordless drill firmly with left hand. Grip the cordless drill handle firmly with the right hand. Rotate the handle counterclockwise in order to remove the handle from the drill.
  • Grip cordless drill firmly with left hand. Grip the cordless drill handle firmly with the right hand. Rotate the handle counterclockwise in order to remove the handle from the drill.

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Hold drill upright with one hand and slide the gauge backwards to remove it with the other.
  • Hold drill upright with one hand and slide the gauge backwards to remove it with the other.

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The chuck sleeve is held on by a 20mm Phillips #2 screw in the center.This screw is reverse threaded. Insert a Phillips #2 screwdriver and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove it. The chuck sleeve is held on by a 20mm Phillips #2 screw in the center.This screw is reverse threaded. Insert a Phillips #2 screwdriver and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove it. The chuck sleeve is held on by a 20mm Phillips #2 screw in the center.This screw is reverse threaded. Insert a Phillips #2 screwdriver and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove it.
  • The chuck sleeve is held on by a 20mm Phillips #2 screw in the center.This screw is reverse threaded. Insert a Phillips #2 screwdriver and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove it.

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The threaded hole the screw was in is in the shape of a 6-point star. Insert a T40 Torx Key and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove the chuck sleeve. The threaded hole the screw was in is in the shape of a 6-point star. Insert a T40 Torx Key and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove the chuck sleeve.
  • The threaded hole the screw was in is in the shape of a 6-point star. Insert a T40 Torx Key and rotate it clockwise to loosen and remove the chuck sleeve.

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Set the adjustable clutch to the "1" setting before beginning. This will make it easier to remove. The adjustable clutch is held on by 2 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and rotate it counterclockwise to loosen and remove each screw.
  • Set the adjustable clutch to the "1" setting before beginning. This will make it easier to remove.

  • The adjustable clutch is held on by 2 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and rotate it counterclockwise to loosen and remove each screw.

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Firmly grip the outside of the adjustable clutch and pull it off. There is a metal washer behind the adjustable clutch that holds in 12 small ball bearings. Hold the drill so it is pointing up slightly so the washer and bearings do not fall out.
  • Firmly grip the outside of the adjustable clutch and pull it off.

  • There is a metal washer behind the adjustable clutch that holds in 12 small ball bearings. Hold the drill so it is pointing up slightly so the washer and bearings do not fall out.

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Remove the 4 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and turn counterclockwise.
  • Remove the 4 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and turn counterclockwise.

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Once screws have been taken out, remove the grey cover.
  • Once screws have been taken out, remove the grey cover.

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Remove the 4 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and turn counterclockwise. Grab the grey rear of the drill and slide it off.
  • Remove the 4 20mm T10 Torx screws. Insert a T10 Torx screwdriver and turn counterclockwise.

  • Grab the grey rear of the drill and slide it off.

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Continue by removing the 420mm T10 Torx  screws that are left on the handle. This screw is too deep for the screw driver to reach so use the Torx Key to unscrew this screw. This screw is too deep for the screw driver to reach so use the Torx Key to unscrew this screw.
  • Continue by removing the 420mm T10 Torx screws that are left on the handle.

  • This screw is too deep for the screw driver to reach so use the Torx Key to unscrew this screw.

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Start to pull the casing apart at the bottom of the drill. Continue to move up the drill until you have separated the two sides of the drill
  • Start to pull the casing apart at the bottom of the drill.

  • Continue to move up the drill until you have separated the two sides of the drill

  • Take out the old directional switch and replace it with the new one.

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Conclusion

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

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