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HI, I have a Craftsman 315-116890 19.2 volt drill. It won't run unless I jar it pretty hard. I suspect the brushes need replacing, but I can't find them anywhere. Am I barking up the wrong tree?

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You can trim down a larger brush,Im not sure what type of brush this uses but you can trim down a brush using a Dremel tool with a diamond wheel where a dusk mask use a set of calipers to get size correct

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SOURCE: Hi. I need a Sears Craftsman 16 volt battery

Posted on Apr 04, 2009


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SOURCE: Exesive sparks on the brushes (Bosch GSB 16RE drill)

If you used the drill any amount with a burned field coil there is a good chance that is has burned the new armature out.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

Robert Sabino

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SOURCE: locked drill chuck

i have the same tool and have had the same problem

i use 2 large prs of channel locks(water pump pliers) to break the bond

Posted on Jul 06, 2009

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SOURCE: Hi, I have a dewalt dc925 drill. When running the

They all do that a bit. The sparks when starting up and stopping are normal. If it has been used alot brushes may be a good idea but before they need to be changed it will spark quite a bit.

It will not hurt to inspect the amount of brush material remaining.

Posted on Jan 06, 2010

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SOURCE: how do you replace the brushes on a Bosch Drill GSB18-2RE

The brushes are usually accessable from the outside, sometimes not, but just remove the plastic cover with a screwdriver, with it unplugged and the brush pops out, replace with one the same size.

Posted on Feb 22, 2010

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