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I have an almost new Makita HP1640 corded hammer drill. After a couple hours use in Hammer drill mode, I can't slide the lever back to the normal drilling mode. Is there a trick I need to use? Or is it just plain defective? I expected better from Makita.

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No,
It is defective... return it... they have issues with their stuff too sometimes... but are usually dependable...

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