Question about Sears Drills

Open Question

I have a Sear Craftsman 3/8 in Drill/Driver VSR 0-600 RPM that operates on a 12VDC rechargeable battery. When I try to charge both batteries, the yellow and green indicator lights are on. Are these batteries still useable or do I have to replace them? What makes these batteries fail?

Posted by on

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: ryobi cordless drill

sounds very much like the batterys we used to have ryobi drills but the batterys dont last now we use makita/dewalt/bosch

Posted on Oct 06, 2008

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: Batteries seems they do not charge. They show yellow &geen always

you need to open up you battery and check each on for voltage. take out the ones that have no voltage and resolder it with the good battery from your other non working one. you need to ruff up the top and bottom of the battery to solder a wire to it. make sure you dont touch the battery to the wrong polarity or you will get a spark or fire.

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

  • 142 Answers

SOURCE: A green and yellow light appears when attempting

I would try a new charger first, since it is both batteries doing it, I have had that happen with craftsman before. More than likely, tho, you need to get new batteries

Posted on Aug 01, 2009

fixit0909090
  • 44 Answers

SOURCE: Craftsman power drill - batteries wont recharge

the battery's are most likely dead, (like the real dead) after many uses of rechargeable battery's they slow stop holding charge at all, make sure when you get a new rechargeable battery you fully charge it once and fully discharge it once this will increase batterys life time

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: I have an older model of the Black & Decker 0-1200 VSR drill.

Check out www.2helpU.com this is the Black & Decker After Sales Service site which has all diagrams for most tools along with manuals

Posted on Nov 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Looking for 15.6v rechargeable battery for sears drill.battery no. 982279-001


check on web for a batteries plus location near you . they rebuild some battery packs . wife worked for sears for 36 years and said your drill had to be ni-cad as lithium ion were not made back then

Sep 13, 2014 | Craftsman 14.4 volt Cordless Drill/Driver...

1 Answer

Craftsman 7.2 drill driver 3/ inch will no charge


Sounds like the battery is shot. Probably cost as much to replace battery as to buy new drill.

Jun 07, 2014 | Craftsman 19.2v 3/8"drill/driver W/ Work...

1 Answer

Craftsman charger shows fully charged on all batteries


Charger may be shot. Try charging a dead battery but I feel its done. Let it try to charge for a while but I doubt it.

May 10, 2014 | Craftsman 19.2V C3 DRILL/DRIVER

1 Answer

Both of my plug-in batteries show green on the recharge indicator but one does not work at all in the drill & the other one runs very weak/low. Is there a limit how many times that you can recharge these...


The cordless drills I have purchased even good ones like Ryobi lasted about three years The drills will work good but the batteries go dead after a while. My Ryobi I keep one battery charging in my charger all the time but before you do this check your manual to make sure its ok. I change batteries every two weeks when not in use all the time. I never have a run down battery that way.

Oct 04, 2013 | Craftsman 19.2V C3 DRILL/DRIVER

1 Answer

I've got a Bosch ps30 drill that uses bat411


Directions say green light indicates that the battery is fast charging only,it does not indicate at exact point of full charge. I let my batteries charge for 12 hours for the first time charging,found out myself the same way. Try that and you will notice the difference.

Jul 15, 2011 | Bosch PS30-2A 12-Volt Max 3/8-Inch Drill...

1 Answer

Craftsman power drill - batteries wont recharge. When I insert dead batteries into the charger The green light ''Fully charged'' comes on and stays on. The batteries do not charge as when they are inserted...


the battery's are most likely dead, (like the real dead) after many uses of rechargeable battery's they slow stop holding charge at all, make sure when you get a new rechargeable battery you fully charge it once and fully discharge it once this will increase batterys life time

Sep 27, 2009 | Drills

1 Answer

Craftsman cordless drill won't work even after charging battery.


Try working the switches Low/High, Forward/Reverse. Sometimes, the battrey can hang up a bit in the charger, resulting in a low, or no charge. Try a different battery, or recharge your existing battery, making sure that it is firmly seated in the charger.

Regards, --W/D--

Jul 18, 2009 | Craftsman Drills

2 Answers

12v drill/driver not holding charge


sounds like the batt as had its the same prob as i had with mine to give it a bit of life so it will charge get hold of a bigger batt and two bits of wire and connect the + to + and - to - and it should charge but it prob will run down quick

Mar 15, 2009 | Dewalt DC727KA 3/8" 12v Cordless...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Drills Logo

Related Topics:

470 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sears Drills Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 Answers

AZBen
AZBen

Level 2 Expert

193 Answers

Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor

Level 3 Expert

14790 Answers

Are you a Sears Drill Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...