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Had this battery on charger for months. removed it pluged it into drill and it started getting hot.removed from drill, heat reached 138 degrees before subsiding. this is the second time the same thing happend with the other battery from the same 14.4 ryobi set.

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The battery is supposed to be removed from the charger as soon as fully charged ,otherwise it will cause the battery to malfunction and eventually die

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  • kerry littleton Nov 17, 2009

    the battery is supposed to be removed from the charger as soon as fully charged ,otherwise it will cause the battery to malfunction and eventually die


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