Question about Worx GT WG150 10 in. 18 Volt Cordless String Trimmer w/ 1 battery

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I put the battery on the charger, blinks red all the time, never turns green and accepts a charge?? this product is less than 4 mos old.

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This could be either a bad charger, a bad battery or with any luck at all just simply dirty contacts on either one. With the charger unplugged, try cleaning the contacts with a pencil eraser. Clean the battery contacts as well with the pencil eraser. You may need to trim the eraser so it hits on the contacts nicely. If you have any WD40, use a little bit of it on the contacts to get rid of excess residue. Hope this helps.

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