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General maintenance What general maintenance should I be doing on my drills? ei. cleaning & lubrication

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These tools need very little maintenance. Make sure your chuck is tightened down, inluding the screw in the middle of it, as this can work loose over time and jam the jaws. Other than that it is just a matter of using an airline through the vents to blow any dust/debris/carbon out. The gearboxes are enclosed so need little lubrication and the motor has plain brass bearings. If the motor squeals a little when starting/stopping jsut apply some oil behind the pinion gear and on the shaft at the rear of the motor.

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