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My 18 V ryobi chain saw doesn't activate

I bought my chainsaw about 6 months ago, successfully used it about 3 times and stored it away. I tried to use it today and when I sqeeze the yellow trigger nothing happens. I charged the battery and charger light shows green. I cleaned out the chain area (there were some twigs and leaves that I removed). There's a little rubber bubble-like button on the top of the saw that when pushed there is the slightest sound of a motor, but really very, very slight and no motion.

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Batteries need to be stored fully charged and recharged every month or so while in storage. Batteries need to be kept cool. Try another battery to see if the battery is bad or if the saw is out of order. Contact Ryobi @ 800 -525-2579 The full extent of your message did not appear on my screen. So I am not sure this helped you.

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