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Keyless chuck will not tighten down enough to hold bit

When drilling, the bit comes lose, when inserting the bit, I held the outer ring - felt the "click" that means it is tight. Started drilling, and drill bit slid inside drill , reset it, drill bit came out of drill and stayed in metal I was drilling.

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What size bit are you using if it is real small it may be below the min sixe require for that chuck .If it is say 1/8 or larger it may be time for a new chuck .They are easy to replace open the chuck as far as you can there is a screw inside them most of them are left hand threads just back it out and tap the chuck loose with a hammer .Make sure you know the threads of your chuck when you buy the new one most are 1/2-20 but some can be 3/8-24 tpi

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