Ryobi One+ Drill is dead, yet battery charger shows that batteries are fine

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Old 08-12-14, 06:43 AM
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Ryobi One+ Drill is dead, yet battery charger shows that batteries are fine

is this a problem with the drill, or are the batteries at fault? The charger appears to work as it goes through the testing and charging phases with no indication that the batteries failed. Any advice and suggestions are most welcome!
 
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Does the drill do anything after the 'recharged' battery is plugged in? How old is the battery? You should be able to test the battery with a multimeter. The hardest part is figuring out which contact is ground and which is positive.
 
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Nothing happens when the "fully charged" batteries are plugged in. The batteries are a couple years old. I suspect that the batteries are the issue, but since the charger says otherwise, I'm not certain.
 
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Could just be a bad switch or wiring in the drill. Take your fully charged battery down to HD and plug into a display model after finding a salesperson.. The chargers are pretty smart...if it shows charged, likely it is. When mine finally crap out, I always get a fault on the charger. NiCad or Li-Ion?
 
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I didn't realize it was more than one battery I agree with Vic that it's probably the drill.
Never thought about taking a battery to a dealer and testing it out on display model - good tip
 
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