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My Vector Vec157 Flashlight won't Charge...

I am unable to charge my vector flashlight, 2 million candlepower.  I plug it in to a standard outlet, two red lights and one green turn on.  After charging all night, there is no change in the light indicators, and the lamp won't work when plugged in or unplugged.
When plugged into the car charger, the lamp works, but won't charge that way.  When plugged into the wall, the two small auxiliary LED's work, but the main lamp won't work.  What's up?

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  • Anonymous Dec 13, 2008

    I have the same issue. Sorry I wasted my money!!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    same issue for me

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    same here...there is a caution label that says to consult the owner's manual to determine proper type of cord. i've tried one of the big bright orange extension cords (3 prong) and a smaller household extension cord (2 prong) and neither work!


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It is the battery, I have a similiar Vector light for a few years and tried re-charging the battery but only the little LED light would come on. I have another Vector light, same model and switched batteries from the worjking one to the non-working one and now it works fine.

I then proceeded to purchase a new battery for the non'working one and when I arrived home I installed it and turned on the main light, still won't turn on, I tried the LED's, they work. I figured maybe the new battery needs a good charge so I plugged the charger in and charged the light for 12 hours, still no main light.

I guess the new battery is defective, so now I will return it and exchange it for another one.

Posted on May 27, 2010

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