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Shorted out and melted

Went to use it and was completely dead, put in the other fully charged battery and within ten minutes was so hot I could hardly touch it, triger froze and battery melted to drill. I bought it in June and lost the paper work. What can I do now?

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  • damndoc2k Feb 18, 2009

    I had the same problem. As luck would have it I had another drill that the chuck went bad on so I had the parts to fix the origional drill. The drill got put down and unknowingly had some pressure on the trigger causing some current to be transfering to the motor eventually overheating the trigger assembly and melting the trigger. I had a very bad experience with the low life repair personall who answer the phone at their alltrade facility however when I got a supervisor they were as you would expect and they sent me a whole new drill, that was the one that had the chuck problem. I would agree that you should call the repair facily because they also have rebuilt drills for very little money

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You might try and take it back anyway. There is a date code on the batterys and usually the serial number will tell them when it was manufactured. Short of rebuilding it yourself I would try this. Also take back to where you bought it and sometimes they keep records of the sale. If no get me the model number and brand and I will come up with a list of parts.

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