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I was using my drill to drill a hole using a hole saw in framing. The drill worked fine drilling the hiole but when it was time to take the hole saw out. It was jambed in there or something happened. I used channel locks to twist the chuck loose to get the hole saw out. But now since I did that my chuck does not hold a screw tip I can not reverse a screw out the chuck will just come loose and the screw bit holder will fall out. I have stopped using this drill since it was too frustrating and I woild like to fix it. I bought it as a tool only for $99 so if fixing it is more than that I will just buy another one

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Check the screw in the center of the chuck it could have come loose causing it not to lock properly.

Posted on Nov 21, 2010

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  • kdissler Nov 21, 2010

    Upon checking this drill out and looking at online posts, there is no screw in the chuck to remove it.

  • Willy105 Mar 14, 2011

    Same drill (DCD950 Hammer Drill) same problem. After owning less than a year, chuck jaws loose grip. Can not put a hole saw in reverse without jaws opening up. Can not put stress on a bit holder to back out a screw without bit holder spinning.

    I read elsewhere of someone having the same problem with hex screw holder, he could no longer back out screws without the bit holder falling out, after having the drill for a few months.

    Long time Dewalt buyer, never had any issues before. There is no screw in the chuck to tighten, this just looks like a design flaw. The chuck is all machined steel, looks real substantial and was one of the selling points for me. If I learn anything helpful, I'll come back and re-post.

  • nukldragr Apr 29, 2011

    Same problem. No screw inside chuck. Makes this drill, and all this chuck removal advice, fairly useless.

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