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Old 06-23-2014, 07:15 AM   #1
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Fixing a Damaged cordless Dewalt


I overworked my cordless dewalt drill. Like a mope, i mixed a whole bag of thinset and used my drill with eggbeater. I don't think I burned out the motor, but there is definitely a problem.

Currently, anytime the drill meets more than minor resistence the drill (clutch?, something else?) slips and does not drill.

I popped the case off and dismantled it, but couldnt identify any obvious problems. Any insight would be help, I'd like to get this thing working right again, thank you!


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I would suggest going to a yard sale or pawn shop and buying another drill, the batteries are the expensive part. There are a bunch of drills out there with dead batteries in good shape for cheap. IMHO it wouldn't be cost effective to have the drill repaired unless a very inexpensive part.


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Contact DeWalt repair for an estimate. Then you can decide if you want to repair or replace the drill.
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If you want to repair it yourself, here's a link to a parts source.

Click on power tool parts, then DeWalt, then cordless drills, then your model number.

If the clutch doesn't lock up solid, that's what I'd go for.
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