20 Most Recent Makita BL1815-2 18 Volt 1.5 Ah Compact Lithium-Ion Battery - 2 Pack Questions & Answers

tried it a few times. got the charge up to around 13.9 and it still wont charge. i dont understand, because the battery isnt that old to begin with. thanks for the suggestion.

Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Oct 12, 2014


Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Apr 11, 2012

Your battery is wear down. Need replacement.

Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Feb 25, 2011

Have you tried just waiting a few minutes, it might start to charge anyway. But if not, is there some reason you would assume that you don't have a bad battery? There are lots of bad Li-Ion batteries.

Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Sep 03, 2010

The internal resistance of the cell.

Makita BL1815-2... | Answered on Jan 29, 2010

Did you check to see if the motor is even being energized.? If not check the switch. If yes, then check motor brushes.

Makita Drills | Answered on Jul 13, 2020

Snap on tools have a very nice cylindrical magnet about 1/4" diameter that will fit inside the end of the chuck. If you release the clamp it should pull out.

Makita Drills | Answered on Jun 04, 2020

you can buy the part
exploded view says part 6
look simple ..?.the way in is undo the top casing
leave the motor section in place if possible
Makita 3700B Trimmer Parts

Makita Drills | Answered on Aug 24, 2019

7.2V LITHIUM-ION 1.0AH (BL0710)
The Makita 1.0Ah battery with a 30 minute charge time.

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Makita Drills | Answered on Aug 15, 2019

The brushes are probably wearing out. They can also smoke if they get dirt or something on them. You can take the drill apart and replace the brushes, but if they are just burned some, take some fine sand paper or emery cloth and polish the armature where they run and clean the brushes and reinstall.

Makita Drills | Answered on Aug 15, 2019

On the Makita 18-V DC18RA charger, the flashing red light means that the battery is not at the correct temperature for safe charging. If the battery is hot (from use or being in direct sunlight), charging will begin when the battery cools down. If the battery is cold, then charging will start when the battery warms up. (Note: the cold battery could have moisture condensation issues. This could delay the start of the charging cycle.) Home Depot has the manual for this charger here: https://images.homedepot-static.com/catalog/pdfimages/35/35393127-7c0b-4668-8609-9104ae7cc187.pdf . I suspect that Makita uses the same "code" on all of their chargers.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Makita Drills | Answered on Jun 25, 2019

You can try to recharge batteries and see if they work by placing them in tool. If you are using Ni cad batteries and charger, you would better served by going lithium ion batteries.

Makita Drills | Answered on Jun 07, 2019

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