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  • Tom Gutekunst

    I do not know what the age of this cordless drill/driver kit is.  I received it as a gift and do not have a receipt.  It has never been used.  The model # is CD1800SKA.  I tried to charge the unit overnight (10 hours) but it had no charge in the morning.  I talked to Peter Padilla who was very kind and knowledgeable on 1/25/21.  He told me to give about as much data as I could.  I can take the drill, charger, case, etc. to any dealer in the area if that is your recommendation.  In the instruction manual, under important charging notes, #7 states, When the battery is inserted into the charger, the amber "Charging Indicator" light will come on indicating that there is contact between the battery and the charger.  The light will stay on as long as the battery is in the charger ad the charger is plugged into a working outlet.   I checked the outlet before into the cord and it is a good outlet.  I and 3 other people looked for a "charging indicator" light but none of us could find one.  Thank you for your assistance. 

  • Sally Gaines

    I have a new (unused and still in the box) dustbuster cordless hand vac (model #CHV1410L32).  I bought it months ago and put it (unopened) in a closet until now.  It won't charge.  The “charging indicator” light does not come on when the charger is plugged in.  I had it plugged in for 6 hours.  No light and the vacuum doesn't work.  It is the same battery situation as described in Tom Gutekunst's comment.

  • David Sachleben

    Just purchased a leaf blower from Amazon. Plugged the charger in and installed the battery as instructions indicated. The charger has a continuously flashing Red light. Nowhere in the instructions is there any indication of what the flashing red light means.      

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If my battery is not charging , what can I try?