Dewalt cordless drill chuck break-down


  #1  
Old 02-06-19, 03:23 PM
W
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: united states
Posts: 90
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Dewalt cordless drill chuck break-down

Hi All, I know how to remove the chuck from my 18 year old 18 volt Dewalt cordless drill.....but does anyone know if the actual chuck itself can be taken apart and how to do it ?? Thanks
 
  #2  
Old 02-06-19, 03:46 PM
A
Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: U.S.A.
Posts: 1,902
Received 73 Upvotes on 66 Posts
I have disassembled and reassembled 3 and 4 jaw lathe chucks, but never a smaller one like that, and not sure what it would accomplish. If it's gummed up I might toss it in the parts cleaner then oil it good, but otherwise would replace it.
 
  #3  
Old 02-06-19, 03:48 PM
XSleeper's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 26,025
Received 1,648 Upvotes on 1,476 Posts
I think the chuck is replaced as a unit...

You could probably take it apart with a sledgehammer... but I don't think it would be much good afterward.
 
  #4  
Old 02-06-19, 03:55 PM
P
Group Moderator
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: NC, USA
Posts: 25,748
Received 1,716 Upvotes on 1,532 Posts
I've had good luck cleaning them out and oiling or WD-40'ing them.
 
  #5  
Old 02-07-19, 03:46 PM
W
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: united states
Posts: 90
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
Yea.....I made a BOO-BOO and dropped mine and I guess it landed on the chuck itself as every since then the chuck will "lock up" so-to-speak when adjusting it. It always works but you may have to fiddle with it a little. I was just wondering if there was a way to get into it so I could have a look-see and maybe see a problem. Interesting to be sure.....I sure don't see any way to get into it, but the way I figure is if it got put together in pieces, then it has to come apart in pieces.....lOL
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description: