Home Improvement

Home improvement questions? Ask a handyman for answers

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

How can I free up my drill chuck it froze open. Let's do…

Customer Question
How can I free...

How can I free up my drill chuck it froze open

Contractor's Assistant: The Appliance Technicians require payment for their services. It's way less expensive on JustAnswer than face-to-face would cost.

Let's do that then

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

For about 4 -5 months

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If I get proper instructions

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Other it was working just fine until this happened

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Home Improvement
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Answered in 4 minutes by:
10/2/2017
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago
Eddie
Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor
Category: Home Improvement
Satisfied Customers: 1,324
Experience: owner of Island Pro-Craft
Verified

hi...........is this a keyless chuck we are talking about? ...............and the drill......what brand and model is it?

Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
It's key less 18 volt Black and Decker
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago

what made it seize up?..............and can you give it a spray with WD-40?

Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago

Hi just following up to see if you had given the chuck a spray and some time for it to penetrate..........after you tell me what might have caused the problem we can move forward on fixing it

Thanks

Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago

I hope you have found my answers insightful and with content to your satisfaction……. please click ACCEPT… this would be the only way I can be compensated in facilitating your inquiry.........a deposit for a subscription was made by you but no payment will be forthcoming to me until I am rated for my assistance…..positive feedback…..5 star replies and bonuses are always welcomed and appreciated

And Thank You

eddie

Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Home Improvement Expert: Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor replied 10 months ago

If you have any additional questions so that I can receive credit or any concerns, construction.......decorating....... any kind of repairs, etc I will be here for you

thank you

eddie

Ask Your Own Home Improvement Question
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a home improvement expertLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask Eddie Your Own Question
Eddie
Eddie
Eddie, Home Improvement Contractor
Category: Home Improvement
Satisfied Customers: 1,324
1,324 Satisfied Customers
Experience: owner of Island Pro-Craft

Eddie is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

You did one super job of explaining to me everything there is to know about this fridge. I'm looking forward to asking you questions in the future.

JimmyBagley, IA

Thank you for the expeditious answer. It's good to know you're out there and awake in the wee hours when I finally have time to ask questions about my Jenn Air.

JeanRiverhead, NY

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Brian

Brian

Architect

2,153 satisfied customers

Licensed Architect- 17 years, L.E.E.D. AP

The Home Smithy

The Home Smithy

Home Builder

2,084 satisfied customers

#1 Home Improvement Expert 30+ years experience

Steve G.

Steve G.

Handyman

221 satisfied customers

VP of electronic repair company and home theater advisor.

StructuralEng

StructuralEng

Civil Engineer

14 satisfied customers

Licensed Structural Engineer

Eric M. Bright

Eric M. Bright

We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!

1,734 satisfied customers

I've been been doing things for my clients that others have said cant be done for over a 1/4 Century

Phil

Phil

Mechanical Engineer

711 satisfied customers

Retired contractor, 51 years experience

Martin

Martin

Electrical Engineer

689 satisfied customers

Design, construct, fix and grow stuff around and in the home.

< Previous | Next >

Related Home Improvement Questions
I have a Black and Decker elect drill model DR340 3/8
I have a Black and Decker elect drill model DR340 3/8 keyless Chuck. The chuck locked up and won't let me loosen it. I've tried moving the forward/reverse slide. Can you please help? Anne … read more
David Bowden
David Bowden
Owner
1,306 satisfied customers
Thanks, I have an 18V cordless hitachi drill. The chuck (or
Thanks, ***** ***** an 18V cordless hitachi drill. The chuck (or mandril?) got stuck; it doesn't move any way and I can't change my bit. What can I do? … read more
WCohn
WCohn
Journeyman Plumber
Journeyman License
1,747 satisfied customers
I have a half inch makita hamer drill and I am trying to get
I have a half inch makita hamer drill and I am trying to get a thin wrench and size to get the chuck off with can you help me… read more
Eddie
Eddie
Home Improvement Contractor
High School or GED
1,324 satisfied customers
I HAVE THE MAKITA ROTARY HAMMER WITH A 5/8" SDS BIT STUCK IN
I HAVE THE MAKITA ROTARY HAMMER WITH A 5/8" SDS BIT STUCK IN THE SHAFT! HOW DO I REMOVE IT? ONE OF MY BRIGHTEST STARS MANAGED TO GET IT IN THERE AND WORKED IT FOR A LONG TIME AND NOW NO ONE CAN CHANGE… read more
Papatrexas
Papatrexas
General contractor
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
70 satisfied customers
I cannot remove the chuck from my Ryobi cordless drill. I
I cannot remove the chuck from my Ryobi cordless drill. I removed the screw, put in an allen wrench and hit w/ a hammer. It moved, but could not unscrew it. It is like the clutch is slipping. Going co… read more
canuck the pro
canuck the pro
277 satisfied customers
I have a central machinery 5 speed bench drill press with
I have a central machinery 5 speed bench drill press with work light. item 72 came in separate white box. How do I attach item72 to item 71 secure. I got parts numbers from assembly diagram on page15.… read more
AssuredElectrical
AssuredElectrical
Electrical Contractor
High School or GED
332 satisfied customers
I have Bosch Hammer 5CE and a chisel has broken leaving the
I have Bosch Hammer 5CE and a chisel has broken leaving the end of the chisel in the chuck. I have tried getting hold of the spline part of the chisel with long nose pliers but to no avail. Suggestion… read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
I hav dewalt cordless drill model no dw 952. i am unable to
i hav dewalt cordless drill model no dw 952. i am unable to release a drill bit from the chuck? help.… read more
The Home Smithy
The Home Smithy
Home Builder
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
2,084 satisfied customers
My Diehard 19.2 volt cordless drill has a countersink bit stuck
My Diehard 19.2 volt cordless drill has a countersink bit stuck in the chuck. Cannot open the chuck even with vice grips. There was no excessive load applied to the bit before it jambed up. How do I o… read more
theplumber717
theplumber717
Plumber
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
791 satisfied customers
Having opened the chuck fully, on my re chargeable, it now
Having opened the chuck fully, on my re chargeable, it now wont return to lock on the drill bits.How do I unjam it ?… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
Im looking for shortcuts for drilling a hole into concrete
I'm looking for shortcuts for drilling a hole into concrete? I'm trying to drill a 1/2 hole 1/2 inch deep into concrete for a vertical gate latch and it's taking forever.… read more
Eric M. Bright
Eric M. Bright
We Don't Comprehend the Word Can't!
Some Collage
1,734 satisfied customers
Im trying to change the chuck on my 19.2 volt drill. Ive
I'm trying to change the chuck on my 19.2 volt drill. I've followed the instructions to a "T". Removed the center screw just fine, but the chuck will not come loose. I've even heated it with a heat gu… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I have a 24v Cordless drill which has stopped working because
I have a 24v Cordless drill which has stopped working because it appears to have jammed. Any suggestions as I have tried to turn the chuck to no avail, tried in Forward, Neutral and Reverse but will; … read more
Charles
Charles
Owner
FCC Communication License
738 satisfied customers
Bosch GSR 36V cordless need to replace keyless chuck. removed
Bosch GSR 36V cordless need to replace keyless chuck. removed internal left hand thread screw set to low. used alan Key tightened in the chuck. and placed on bench held firmly and hit alan key sharply… read more
David L.
David L.
137 satisfied customers
I have a 15 inch floor model drill press, model 113.213151.
I have a 15 inch floor model drill press, modelNNN-NN-NNNN The chuck seems to be frozen as I cannot turn it with the chuck key. Can you advise me how to get a replacement. On the chuck it has 08-16mm-… read more
Stephen Cutler
Stephen Cutler
Registered Residential Contractor
licensed residential contractor
1,851 satisfied customers
I have a Bosch compact tough 18 volt cordless drill. I cant
I have a Bosch compact tough 18 volt cordless drill. I can't get the bit out because I can't turn the chuck. It is stuck and won't budge!! Is this a common occurance and how do you fix it?… read more
Brian
Brian
Architect
Bachelor's Degree
2,153 satisfied customers
I purchased a new keyless chuck for my hitatchi drill, but
I purchased a new keyless chuck for my hitatchi drill, but it did not come with directions on how to swap out. Would you know how to take the old one off so I can put the new one on?… read more
MJ
MJ
Senior Studio Manager
Master's Degree
544 satisfied customers
i have a dewalt 14 volt drill and the chuck is bad how do ...
i have a dewalt 14 volt drill and the chuck is bad how do you go about changing the chuck? thanks p.a.… read more
Handyman-4-Rent
Handyman-4-Rent
Home improvement specialist
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
68 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x