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Chuck is sticky

18.0 v ryobi drill. The chuck is difficult to open and close. I tried wd40 but it's not helping. I've had this drill for 4 yrs. What can I do to make chuck operate like it's supposed to?

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If the jaws are rusted that will usually help but you might also try something like 3 in 1 oil also. What I would look for is at the end of the chuck body where the jaws come out is the metal flared some? Then I can usually hold the chuck collar with a pair of gloves and slowly run the jaws in and out with the power of the tool some to loosen them up. DO IT SLOWLY and use a glove.Dave

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Look inside the chuck and see if there is a screw at the base. This may have gotten tigtened and is causing the problem. I had this same problem on another drill (not Ryobi) and this was the solution.

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