Makita Combi Drill Top 5 Maintenance Tips

Last updated: May 9, 2024

Maintaining your Makita Combi Drill is essential to ensure its longevity and optimal performance. Regular maintenance not only extends the lifespan of your tool but also ensures safety during operation. By following some simple maintenance tips, you can keep your Makita Combi Drill in top condition, ready to tackle any task with efficiency and precision. Let’s explore some key maintenance practices to keep your combi drill operating at its best.

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Branded tools hold a significant importance due to their superior quality, reliability, and comprehensive support. Renowned brands like Makita invest in stringent quality control measures, ensuring their products meet high standards for performance and durability. This reliability is further reinforced by warranties and access to customer support services, providing users with peace of mind and assistance in case of any issues. Moreover, branded tools often offer compatibility with a wide range of accessories and parts, along with innovative features and technologies, enhancing their versatility and efficiency. While branded tools may entail a higher initial cost, their long-term value, resilience, and ease of maintenance make them indispensable for both professionals and DIY enthusiasts alike.

Top 5 Makita Combi Drill Maintenance Tips

Maintaining your Makita Combi Drill is vital for its longevity and performance. Regularly check for wear, clean it to remove debris, lubricate moving parts, tighten screws, and store it in a dry place. These simple steps will keep your drill in top shape, ensuring reliable performance whenever you use it.

Regular cleaning for your Makita Combi Drill

Regular cleaning of your Makita combi drill after each use is crucial for its maintenance and longevity. Here’s a simple routine to follow:

Makita Combi Drill Chuck Maintenance

Chuck maintenance is an essential aspect of caring for your Makita Combi Drill. Here’s how you can ensure it stays in top condition.

Makita Combi Drill Battery Care

Caring for the battery of your cordless Makita Combi Drill is essential for maintaining its performance and longevity. Here are some tips to ensure proper battery care. You might like to have a look to our blog, 5 Tips for Extending the Life of your Makita Batteries.

Makita Combi Drill Wear and Tear

Regularly inspecting your Makita Combi Drill for signs of wear and tear is crucial for ensuring its safety and longevity. Here’s how you can effectively check for and address any issues.

Makita Combi Drill Storage

Proper storage is essential for maintaining the condition of your Makita Combi Drill and ensuring its longevity. Here’s how to store it effectively.

Our Top Sellers for Makita Combi Drill

Makita DHP482Z LXT 18V Cordless Combi Drill (Body Only)

Makita LXT 18V Cordless Combi Drill (Body Only)
  • Variable 2-speed, reversible motor
  • Incorporates Makita’s new battery protection system that provides over-discharge, temperature and circuit protection for enhanced performance, battery cycle life and overall battery life
  • Extreme protection technology (XPT) offers maximum protection against dust, debris and liquids for optimal performance in extreme conditions
  • 21 clutch settings deliver up to 480 in. Lbs. of torque
  • All metal gears for more efficient power transmission
  • Ultra-compact design (only 7-3/4″ long)
  • Twin led jobs light with pre-glow and after-glow functions
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Makita DHP484Z 18V LXT Brushless Combi Drill (Body Only)

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Combi Drill (Body Only)
  • Brushless motor
  • Electric brake
  • 2 mechanical gears.
  • Variable speed control by trigger
  • Forward/reverse rotation
  • LED job light
  • Compact Overall Length of 182mm
  • Keyless Chuck
  • Aluminium Gear Housing
  • All metal gear construction
  • Ergonomic soft grip
  • Belt clip
  • Torque Settings: 21 + Drill

Makita DHP486Z 18V LXT Brushless Combi Drill (Body Only)

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Combi Drill (Body Only)
  • Compact overall length of only 178mm for use in narrow work spaces
  • High powered Brushless Motor produces 130Nm peak torque
  • High durability aluminium gear housing
  • Mechanical 2 speed gearing with all metal gear construction
  • Forward / reverse rotation
  • Single sleeve keyless chuck allows for easy bit installation/removal by one hand
  • Electric brake
  • Variable speed control by trigger
  • Best possible ergonomic handle for drill-driver applications
  • LED job light
  • Belt clip
  • XPT – Extreme Protection Technology


Can I use water to clean my Makita Combi Drill?

No, it’s not recommended to use water to clean your Combi Drill, especially on electrical components. Instead, use a clean, dry cloth to wipe down the exterior and remove any dirt or residues.

How do I know when to replace the chuck on my Makita Combi Drill?

Inspect the chuck regularly for signs of wear or damage, such as worn-out teeth or looseness in the chuck mechanism. If you notice any significant issues, consider replacing the chuck to ensure smooth operation.

Are Branded Tools worth the extra cost?

While branded tools may have a higher upfront cost, they often provide better long-term value due to their durability, reliability, and availability of support services. Investing in a quality tool can save you money in the long run by avoiding frequent replacements or repairs.

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