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Makita 1804 drill battery charger isnt working

My batter charger is flashing off and on red and green lights

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Move it from its current location and see if that helps. First try to blow it out and make sure contacts are free from rust, etc

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SOURCE: makita dc1804f charger will not charge new i-mh 1834 18v battery

I think your tryiong to charge NIMH batteries oon a charger designed for Lithium Ion batteries. With all the new style batteries such as NICAD, NIMH and LI-ION, charging becomes difficult. Most chargers pre NIMH and LI-ion, were designed for NICAD's. The best advise, match your batteries with the correct charger

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SOURCE: MAKITA LXT BATTERY CHARGER

hey
flashing orange=cooling abnormality.
you need to wait for the battery to cool.

see my mod page, it has all light explanations in it.
Have fun
Avi

Posted on Jan 10, 2009

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SOURCE: Brand new Makita DC18RA charger wont charge the batteries.

Return to store for replacement.

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

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SOURCE: battery in charger overnight, red light flashing,

If only the red light is flashing then the battery is not charging at all. Ryobi identifies in the manual that batteries will not charge below 43 degress F. If your batteries and charger are in the garage in a cold climate, warm the batteries to room temp in the house and then try again. If the charge starts when the batteries are warm they will continue charging for the full cycle even in a cold area.

Posted on Dec 27, 2010

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SOURCE: hi i have a makita charger that flashes red and

there is a problem with the charger and given the age I would take it to an authorized dealer and get a replacement. If you give me your general area I will try and locate one close to you. Please before voting if you need more assistance let me know. Thank you

Posted on Feb 02, 2011

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