Why did my Ryobi battery charger stop working?

There is one potential fix worth trying if your Ryobi battery pack is not working properly. The most likely reason for a malfunctioning charger, aside from it being defective, is that it has become clogged with dirt or corrosion. It is imperative that you keep your charger clean.

What does a flashing green light mean on a Ryobi battery charger?

The blinking green light indicates the battery is charging. When fully charged, the green light turns solid. The length of time the blinking green continues depends on how discharged the battery is.

Why is my Ryobi battery charger solid red?

The most common cause for your Ryobi 40V Charger showing flashing red and green lights is that the battery has been over-discharged. The problem here with Ryobi 40V chargers, is that they don’t incorporate a “boost” feature that would allow a a battery that has entered sleep mode to be woken up again.

How do I know if my Ryobi charger is bad?

If you accidentally short circuit the Ryobi battery charge’s electrical connections, you can damage the charger beyond repair. The red LED indicator on the battery charge should come on and glow without blinking. The steady red LED shows that the charger has input power and is ready to charge a battery.

How do you fix a Ryobi battery charger that won’t charge?

The most common problem is the Ryobi battery gets stuck in sleep mode. This can be fixed by ‘mini-charges’ – slot the defective battery into the charger for a few seconds, then remove before the lights flash. Repeat (up to 30 min) until it has enough charge to ‘revive’ itself.

How do you fix a lithium ion battery that won’t charge?

If your battery can’t hold its charge anymore and drains extremely fast, you might be able to save it by doing a full recharge. You’ll need to completely drain the battery for this to work, so once it reaches zero percent, keep turning it back on until it doesn’t even have enough power to boot.

How long does it take to charge a 18 volt Ryobi battery?

Charge time will vary from 55 minutes (1.3Ah battery) through to 3 hours 20 minutes (5Ah battery) depending on the type and power of your battery. It features a 3-stage charging cycle that extends the life and charge of your batteries.

How do you fix a lithium-ion battery that won’t charge?