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Makita LXT 18V will not charge

Yes, makita warn against hot charging even though these batteries and charger are meant to cope, but yes the battery and charger are both cool but as soon as the battery goes in, charger says it's faulty. Luke

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  • illawarra34 Aug 21, 2008

    These batteries contain a chip which the battery charger reconises. Which means if it decree's your battery is a dud, for whatever reason, it will not charge. Am working on a work around. Looks like either the charger is damaging the chip somehow or my storing practices are damaging this chip. The chip (Yellow) is located on the bottom of the charger meaning protecting this chip when storing (perhaps leave in tools until you charge it) may be the best practice.

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Looks to me like a defective batterie

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