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18 V Ni-Cad charger repair

Battery charger not charging, could it be a simple fuse?

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From what I've seen.....usually when Lithium batteries won't charge it's because they lost too much of there charge. As soon as a Lithium battery shows signs of weakness they should be charged. But to answer your question most chargers do have a fuse soldered to a circuit board so yes it's possible to be a fuse but not usually "simple".

Posted on Jan 04, 2013

  • DAVID MALDONADO
    DAVID MALDONADO Oct 28, 2013

    CAN YOU SHOW ME WHERE TO LOOK FOR IT!

  • Craig Becker Oct 30, 2013

    If you seperate the houding of the charger it should be pretty easy to see. They usually look like a glass tube style fuse. It could be a slow blow so instead of glass it would be paper looking. Again I haven't seen the inside of this one so it's just a guess.

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