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Bosch GSB 18 drill left outside in the rain.


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Hello,

I have a Bosch GSB 18 drill that I got used. No warranty. I was working outside and stupidly left the drill in the mist outside. Next day I tried operating it again and the drill was not working. It did not even make a sound. I have since took apart the plastic enclosure of the drill and dried it. After that I tried it with a different fully charged battery that worked on a different tool just the other day. Result was the same. The drill does not even make a sound.

 

I am looking for any suggestions on what might be the fault and what I can do to get my drill back in working order. I can provide more details and pictures if needed.

 

Thanks

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Welcome to the forum.

 

Don't leave your tools out in the rain...

 

The cordless Bosch GSB drill looks to be a nice tool.

 

My guess is one of the circuit boards now has a failed component, as-shown in this parts listing. If ordering replacement parts, then ensure the model and version numbers are correct.

 

Use a meter to verify power in when the trigger is squeezed and no power out.

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