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Hilti Drills | Answered on May 19, 2020

The OEM chuck for that is about 45 dollars. There are no substitutes offered.

Hitachi Drills | Answered on May 09, 2020

I took a similar battery apart and was surprised to discover a surprising amount of electronics inside. Clearly the modern lithium type of cordless tool battery is very different from the earlier ni-cad type.

The modern charger for lithium type batteries have electronics inside that qualify them as "intelligent". They can "see" inside the battery and will refuse to charge any battery it is not safe to charge, either because there is a danger to the charger or because there is a danger of fire or explosion of the battery.

Unless you are confident the charger has a fault it is best to believe it. It certainly isn't wise to attempt "jump starting" it due to the relatively large amount of current contained in such a battery.

There are dotted around the world, companies that will recondition cordless tool batteries much cheaper in many cases than the manufacturer's replacements.

Drills | Answered on May 07, 2020

Yes , no problem. They are relatively low voltage, 50 volts and waterproof. The only problem you might find in coming years is corrosion inside.

Drills | Answered on May 02, 2020

Do not try to repait the battery. There is a possibility you could fix it but don't try it. Acid is not friendly on humans body.
go out and buy new batteries for it. I would suggest you buy the type of battery it came with.
One more thing; Make sure you remove the battery and store it in a normal temperature area anytime it is not in use.

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Porter... | Answered on May 02, 2020


Rotary Drills | Answered on Apr 29, 2020

Completely dead batteries may cause the charger to not see any load and it wont charge them. The way around this is to put the battery on the charger with the charger unplugged. Then plug in the charger and check the lights. Keep unplugging and plugging in the charger till it catches up and stays on.

Ryobi Drills | Answered on Apr 28, 2020

Is this a 110Volt version that you plugged into 220v?

There is a ceramic Fuse inside the unit that might be blown. It is the first thing on the circuit board near the power cord connection.

Open the unit up and post a photo of any burned components ?

Makita 2 Bl1830... | Answered on Apr 27, 2020


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Ryobi Drills | Answered on Apr 13, 2020

reverse switch failure

Drills | Answered on Apr 11, 2020

Try rotating the plug that goes into the wall. I know it sounds irrelevant but ive had the same issue and it worked for me. The positive and negative may be reversed in the dock.

Ryobi Multi-Volt... | Answered on Apr 09, 2020

failing battery

Drills | Answered on Apr 05, 2020

If the battery is really being fully charged the connections are probably dirty but if the battery has been left discharged for a while it could now be faulty.

A faulty battery can often be recognised by the unusually short time charging takes and sometimes an extraordinarily lengthy time.

A voltmeter should be used to check the battery...

Dewalt Drills | Answered on Apr 05, 2020

Bad contact on battery use multymeter to check if voltage is there if not open the battery pack and see if bad connection exists or try another battery

Ryobi Multi-Volt... | Answered on Apr 03, 2020

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