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New Hitachi 3.6v HXP EBM315 Li-ion battery won't take a charge

I just purchased a new Hitachi 3.6v HXP EBM315 Li-ion battery to replace a (what I thought was) dead one.
When I put it in the charger, the charger's indicator light stays on for about 10 seconds, the goes out.
I have a an older battery that still takes a charge, and when it does, the charger's indicator light stays on until a full charge (longer than 10 seconds)
Any thoughts?

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Does it seems like the new battery takes a charge? If not, then as good as Hitachi's are...it sounds like a defective battery to me. Should be able to warranty for you no prob.

If you have a buddy, check it in his charger. Or possibly try a charger in the store if they have a demo.

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