Question about Ryobi Two 18V Lithium-Ion Batteries + Lithium-Ion Charger Upgrade Combo Pack

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I purchased a Ryobi drill with Lithium batteries (Large/with gauge, small without gauge) in June 2009. The large battery lasted about 3 months and started holding less and less charge (yellow, then red on the indicator). The smaller battery lasted about a year. Is this normal? My NiCad batteries lasted for several years. I am trying to decide whether to buy more batteries or to just shift to another brand.

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Batteries must be completely dead before recharging or battery life is shortened.large battery is probably defective contact Ryobi to replace battery they while probably send you new batteries for free if you tell them you are going to stop buy their products.Tell them about both batteries they will probably replace both for no charge

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