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How can I fix my rechargeable portable spotlight/flashlight after no charge for 1(one) year?

I brought my Black and Decker Vector 580 lumen spotlight/flashlight #VEC156DB about 2 (two) years ago, after recommended charge of 14 hours I used it twice, then stored in original package for a year and some months later I recharged for use with standard 120 volt extension cord until green LED light came on the spotlight did not come on. I read the owners manual for troubleshooting. I DID NOT TOUCH, REPLACE OR TAMPER WITH ANY PARTS OF UNIT.

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I replaced the battery in mine(coleman powermate) for 10 bucks but you have to be careful in how you disassemble it and put it back together. Batteries sulfate after awhile like a car battery.

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SOURCE: Vector Sport Spot 1,000,000 candle power spotlight

6 Volts, here is info from site.
VEC127Y
VECTOR SPORT SPOT 1 MILLION CANDLE POWER CORDLESS-RECHARGEABLE SPOTLIGHT

  • HIGH CANDLE POWER QUARTZ HALOGEN BULB DELIVERS A BRIGHT AND TIGHT BEAM
  • AREA WORKLIGHT IN HANDLE PROVIDES UP TO 15 HOURS OF LIGHT WHEN FULLY CHARGED
  • PROVIDES CONTINUOUS SPOTLIGHT USE FOR UP TO 25 MINUTES WHEN FULLY CHARGED
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  • TOUGH, WEATHER RESISTANT AND BUILT FOR RUGGED OUTDOOR USE
  • REPLACEABLE 6 VOLT, 6 AMP HOUR, NON-SPILLABLE, SEALED BATTERY
  • LOCKING TRIGGER FOR ON/OFF LIGHT CONTROL
  • INCLUDES AC AND DC CHARGING ADAPTERS
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SOURCE: Need owners Manual for Vec280

here ya are;)
http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/documents/English/Instruction%20Manual/Vector/VEC280.pdf

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SOURCE: Power On Board 3 Million Rechargeable Spotlight

Vector is now owned by Black and Decker since 2006, you can order one at their website, you will need to enter the model #, here is the link http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/servicenet_home.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

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SOURCE: Need replacement battery for spotlight

You can purchase a battery from Black and Decker, they purchased Vectorlite in 2006, here is the link, you will need to enter the model #
http://www.dewaltservicenet.com/servicenet_home.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

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SOURCE: need manual for vector model vec1138 rechargeable

http://www.baccusglobal.com/bd/manuals/NEW%20MANUALS%20FOR%20WEB/VEC1138%20MANUAL.pdf

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