Makita 18v Lxt Lithium-ion Compact Brushless Cordless 1/2" Driver-drill, Tool Only Instruction Manual – Page 4
Posted on 11 Jun, 2019
Product: Makita 18v Lxt Lithium-ion Compact Brushless Cordless 1/2" Driver-drill, Tool Only
Model Number: XFD12Z
File size: 4 MB
Important safety instructions for
Before using battery cartridge, read all instruc
tions and cautionary markings on (1) battery
charger, (2) battery, and (3) product using battery.
Do not disassemble battery cartridge.
If operating time has become excessively
shorter, stop operating immediately. It may
result in a risk of overheating, possible burns
and even an explosion.
If electrolyte gets into your eyes, rinse them out
with clear water and seek medical attention right
away. It may result in loss of your eyesight.
Do not short the battery cartridge:
Do not touch the terminals with any con
Avoid storing battery cartridge in a con
tainer with other metal objects such as
nails, coins, etc.
Do not expose battery cartridge to water
A battery short can cause a large current flow,
overheating, possible burns and even a breakdown.
Do not store the tool and battery cartridge in
locations where the temperature may reach or
exceed 50 °C (122 °F).
Do not incinerate the battery cartridge even if
it is severely damaged or is completely worn
out. The battery cartridge can explode in a fire.
Be careful not to drop or strike battery.
Do not use a damaged battery.
The contained lithium-ion batteries are subject to
the Dangerous Goods Legislation requirements.
For commercial transports e.g. by third parties,
forwarding agents, special requirement on pack-
aging and labeling must be observed.
For preparation of the item being shipped, consult
ing an expert for hazardous material is required.
Please also observe possibly more detailed
Tape or mask off open contacts
and pack up the
battery in such a manner that it cannot move
around in the packaging.
Follow your local regulations relating to dis-
posal of battery.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Only use genuine Makita batteries.
Use of non-genuine Makita batteries, or batteries that
have been altered, may result in the battery bursting
injury and damage.
It will also
void the Makita warranty for the Makita tool and charger.
Tips for maintaining maximum
Charge the battery cartridge before completely
discharged. Always stop tool operation and
charge the battery cartridge when you notice
less tool power.
Never recharge a fully charged battery car-
tridge. Overcharging shortens the battery
Charge the battery cartridge with room tem-
perature at 10 °C - 40 °C (50 °F - 104 °F). Let
a hot battery cartridge cool down before
Charge the battery cartridge if you do not use
it for a long period (more than six months).
Always be sure that the tool is
switched off and the battery cartridge is removed
before adjusting or checking function on the tool.
Installing or removing battery
Always switch off the tool before
installing or removing of the battery cartridge.
Hold the tool and the battery car-
tridge firmly when installing or removing battery
Failure to hold the tool and the battery
firmly may cause
them to slip off your hands
and result in damage to the tool and battery cartridge
and a personal
slide it from the tool
while sliding the button on the front of the cartridge.
To install the battery
align the tongue
battery cartridge with the groove in the housing and slip
it into place. Insert it all the way until it locks in place
with a little click. If you can see the red indicator on the
upper side of the button, it is not locked completely.
Always install the battery cartridge
fully until the red indicator cannot be seen.
it may accidentally
fall out of the tool, causing
you or someone around you.
Do not install the battery cartridge
If the cartridge does not slide in easily, it is
not being inserted correctly.