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Drill starts and stops like there is something loose on the inside

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This is typically caused by one of two things. Worn brushes or a bad switch. How old is drill and has it been used a lot? If the brushes are worn/bad they will need replacing. If the switch (trigger) is bad it can sometimes be fixed by spraying an electronic contact cleaner in it. This cleaner can be purchased at Radio Shack. I have also had good success using WD40. Spray the switch down good (power removed) and manually operate it a few times, wipe it clean, plug it in and try it again.

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