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Release battery pack from tool by pressing
the battery release button and sliding pack
out of handle base (Fig. 1). To insert battery,
lign battery and slide battery pack into tool
until it locks into position. Do not force.
1. The battery pack accepts only about 80% of
its maximum capacity with its first few charge
cycles. However, after the first few charge
cycles, the battery will charge to full capacity.
2. The charger was designed to fast charge
the battery only when the battery temperature
is between 32˚F (0˚C) and 113˚F (45˚C).
3. A substantial drop in operating time per
charge may mean that the battery pack is
nearing the end of its life and should be
4. If you anticipate long periods (i.e. a month
or more) of non-use of your tool, it is best to
run your tool down until it is fully discharged
before storing your battery pack. After a long
period of storage, the capacity at first recharge
will be lower. Normal capacity will be restored
in two or three charge/discharge cycles.
Remember to unplug charger during storage
5. If battery does not charge properly:
a. Check for voltage at outlet by plugging
in some other electrical device.
b. Check to see if outlet is connected to a
light switch which turns power “off” when lights
are turned off.
c. Check battery pack terminals for dirt.
Clean with cotton swab if necessary.
d. If you still do not get proper charging,
take or send tool, battery pack and charger to
your local Skil Service Center.
!;@1 Use of charger’s or battery packs not
sold by Skil will void the warranty.
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Your battery pack is equipped with charge
condition indicator lights (Fig. 3). The indicator
lights shows the charge condition of the
battery during operation.
To check battery charge condition, depress
and hold the button on the backside of the
• • • • • When all five lights are illuminated,
this indicates the batter pack is fully charged.
• • • When only three lights illuminate, this
indicates the battery pack is partially charged.
• When only one light illuminates, this
indicates the battery pack is slightly charged.
When no lights illuminate, this indicates the
battery pack is completely discharged.
Plug charger cord into your standard power
outlet, then slide the battery pack into charger
The charger’s green indicator will begin to
“BLINK”. This indicates that the battery is
receiving a fast charge. Fast-charging will
automatically stop when the battery pack is
When the indicator light stops “BLINKING”
(and becomes a steady green light) fast
charging is complete.
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