Are you having trouble changing the drill bit on your IKEA FIXA screwdriver? This can be frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be. We will help simplify the process of changing the drill bit on your screwdriver step-by-step.
IKEA FIXA Screwdriver Changing Drill Bit
- Check the Motor
Begin with checking the motor. Is it functioning? If not, then you will need to replace the brushless motor.
- Remove the Battery
If the motor is running, then proceed to remove the battery. It is present on the back of the drill. Once you have removed the battery, unscrew the chuck from the front of the drill.
- Change the Drill Bit
Change the drill bit. If you’re struggling with removing the old drill bit, try using a pair of needle-nose pliers. When the old drill bit is out, insert the new one and screw it.
- Locate the Chuck Screw
If you still have trouble changing the drill bit, locate the chuck screw. This is a small screw that is on the side of the chuck. Use a small Allen wrench to loosen this screw. Once it is loose, you should be able to remove the old drill bit and insert the new one with ease.
- Remove the Chuck Screw
If the chuck screw is too tight or you cannot loosen it, you’ll have to remove it completely. To remove the chuck screw, use a pair of needle-nose pliers. Once you have removed the chuck screw, change the drill bit.
- Replace the Chuck Screw
Once you have changed the drill bit, you will need to replace the chuck screw. Use the needle-nose pliers to screw it back in place. Be sure not to overtighten it, as this can cause damage to the drill.
- Open the Chuck Jaws
Open the chuck jaws if you still have trouble changing the drill bit. Begin with loosening the chuck screw with the Allen wrench. Once the chuck jaws are open, you should be able to insert the new drill bit with ease.
- Insert the New Drill Bit
Now that the chuck jaws are open, you can insert the new drill bit. Be sure to insert it into the jaws, so it is secure. Once the drill bit is in place, you can close the chuck jaws and tighten the chuck screw.
- Close the Chuck Jaws and Tighten the Chuck Screw
Once the new drill bit is in place, close the chuck jaws and tighten the chuck screw. Don’t overtighten the screw, as this can damage the drill.
- Reassemble the Screwdriver
Now you can reassemble the screwdriver. First, screw the chuck back into place. Then, replace the battery, and you should be good to go!
You should now have a new drill bit in place and be able to continue using your IKEA FIXA screwdriver with ease.
What not to do while changing the drill bit
-Don’t overtighten the chuck screw, as this can damage the drill.
-Don’t use a power drill to remove or insert the new drill bit, as this can also damage the drill.
-If you are having trouble removing the old drill bit, don’t use excessive force.