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I have a Sear Craftsman 3/8 in Drill/Driver VSR 0-600 RPM that operates on a 12VDC rechargeable battery. When I try to charge both batteries, the yellow and green indicator lights are on. Are these batteries still useable or do I have to replace them? What makes these batteries fail?

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I would try a new charger first, since it is both batteries doing it, I have had that happen with craftsman before. More than likely, tho, you need to get new batteries

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