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Hi both red and green lights are flashing and it wont charge battery bl1830 lith ion

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If both lights are flashing it means the battery is defective so it won't charge it. By defective it could mean the battery is just worn out or there may be a short in the battery. If the battery is under warranty you can get it replaced at a Makita Service Center, if not you have to buy a new battery.

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    I was told that by placing the faulty battery in the freezer,this might help get rid of the fault.Is this true?

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Mine is doing the same but if i used my other charger my batteries charge fine

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    bingo! thats my situation,also.....and I do not need some flunky to instruct me to go to the service centre.....D'uh! lol

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Instead of throwing away your tools you can connect it with 18v adapter to make it work thats the last option that i will ever choose.

Posted on Aug 23, 2014

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    paul mc Dec 09, 2014

    kind of not an option,when your 30 ft. up,installing on a building,thats why I need cord-LESS

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I have( 4) 3 amp 18 volt lithium ion batteries for makita tools that will not charge. the charger flashes red and green at me, at 100 $ a piece , i might as well throw the battery saw, impact and cordless in the F' in trash can!! oh and its been just over a year since i bought them

Posted on Dec 03, 2010

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