00 $239.00 $239.00 If you kill a li-ion too much, it doesnt charge until you do a process like the one described above. Please direct marriage proposals to my publicist. It’s not about current, even a 1 amp charger can blow up a battery. You need to pry the plastic off to get at the screw underneath. Your ring or other jewellery can easily cause such a short. You can fix these batteries that appear to be completely dead. Their batteries and chargers on the other hand, could use some improvement. Has anyone had experience with this? Since originally posting this tutorial a few years ago I’ve been hoping Ryobi would improve their batteries and chargers. the comments including and after pablo’s made my day, had a good, and needed chuckle. Bravo! I sure wish I’d seen this a couple of month ago before I gave up and tossed two battery powered vacuum cleaners that would no longer take a charge. You probably left it in the charger too long which weirdly drains the battery. Sorry about the whole marriage thing . Bad timing. The section under the V with the straight line(s). Used for charging Kobalt item number 639153: Kobalt 80V 2AH Battery (model#KB 280-06) Charges Kobalt 80-volt 2 Ah battery in 30 minutes. I’m showing this to my husband who has multiple cordless tools. There are easy to access + and – terminals without taking it apart. I realized it was only a 5V charger when it charged the batteries to 5V at the charging leads (which barely registered at 0.2V through the battery circuitry at the normal connections). My guess is doing otherwise could explode the circuit board. **********************************************************************************. So what do you think? I always like to have a backup – so $75 – $100. For Ryobi batteries it’s a star shaped screw head like this. A 18 v battery poses almost no danger at all. Not the squiggly line. Most cordless tools are now around 18V. It works with NiCad batteries, sometimes NiMh and such. The proper tell is actually power is watts, energy is volts, work is amps. I will show this to hubby though – he uses DeWault drills for work, but still good info! respect the force. My fingers often work faster than my brain. I think the gremlins in the technology get bored and do stuff – not like Karen does stuff, but they do bad stuff and that is why the stupid techno gadgets do not work at times!! Do you think this would work on a cordless vacuum? I am about to purchase an 80 volt weed eater that uses this battery and feel this battery will do our entire yard. They do not approve of or endorse this method for fixing a Ryobi battery. KB cs says return to store with out receipt and package and the warranty will be honored. Simply plug in, wait a few seconds, and unplug. It’s not the big “muscle” kind like Karen’s, it’t the lil’ one that has the battery inside (i.e. Don’t let the fact that this is a battery powered trimmer fool you. Was about the throw it out. Here's how to fix that. The “Amps” numbers can be different from source to source, and indicates the amount of power the device uses and puts out. – “kill switch” at about 6.9 V My husband has thrown out lots of those “dead” batteries over the years. ~ karen! I have a professional charger that does exactly this procedure. I use them in just about everything these days. Remove the 2 plastic side pieces. Then hold them down again. 10 DIY Gift Ideas for Christmas and Hanukah. The batteries of both Kobalt and Greenworks tend to drain faster in tall or thick grass. Kobalt is showcasing the 24V Max XTR line of cordless power tools for 2020. BATTERY 1 SPECIFICATIONS 80V Battery: 2901302 Battery: 80V, 2Ah (144Wh) Lithium-Ion Charge time: up to 30 minutes Weight: 3.22 lbs (1.46 kg) For the proper use, maintenance and storage of this battery, it is important that you read and Cara Karen, View and Download Kobalt KM2040X-06 user manual online. Do you mean that these batteries are DC, and we are not to try to use an AC charger to pulse them? My name is Pablo and I am very swarthy but I smell okay. Thanks for that Der, and Karen. Volts are symbolized by a "V" with one or two straight lines over it on a multimeter so it's that section of the multimeter that you use. For one thing, it’s between the cells and the stem that the problem is occurring, which is why when you try to charge it in its regular charger (through the stem) it doesn’t work. Visual charge status indicator. Today I hooked the battery up to a small 12 volt solar panel charger and it’s alive! Micah, when all is said and done, a statement like this: ~ karen! ~ karen! Oh, and thank you Karen for such a wonderful video. I’m using Chrome at the moment and it’s showing up perfectly. Darn, wish I had seen this a month ago. This will give you the most accurate reading. A certain tool company is *not* interested in proposing marriage to me. Then when I went back into Chrome it showed up. You stick the battery in the charger and … nothing. My dewalt batteries have the same problem. Lithium based batteries, even when almost flat, store a huge amount of energy, not electrical energy, but chemical potential energy. so I will continue to love & adore you from afar. If my husband wasn’t so anal about not over charging our batteries I might get to try this…. I have a 5V one. Touching the red probe to the positive (red) terminal and the black probe to the negative (black) terminal, read the voltage shown on the multimeter. We are an industrious sort. Karen, YOU ARE BRILLIANT! The Ryobi appears to have Samsung 2250 with that shade of green casing. ~ karen! Firefox, no link to vid. I’ve now fallen in love with you because of this post. … Check the cell voltage frequently, and make sure it doesn’t go over 2.6 volts. kobalt 40v battery charger red light February 18, 2021 4:38 am Published by Comments Published by Comments ~ karen! The pulse will work on lithium, nickel metal (NiMh) and NiCad. 7 months ago. 80 v Battery. Hi Bob, if the problem with the charger not recognizing the battery is happening on the level of the board (in between the cells and the stem) then charging from the stem won’t fix the problem. After one minute, plug in the charger and reinsert the battery. I think that if you use a 5 volt adapter, it’ll only charge the battery pack up to 5 volts, and won’t be able to go higher. Your feet make me crazy. So I was happy to see the development of the newer Ryobi P117 Intelliport Charger. (Forwarding this tutorial to my farmer husband for use in his shop. Step 3. It isn’t just dead. I’ve stuck with you because you’re helpful and cheer me up. It’s supposed to do a faster and better job of charging your batteries but according to the reviews on Home Depot and Amazon they don’t have this issue figured out quite yet. I changed the battery in my Macbook Pro. They are chemical time-bombs. Contacted Bunnings for new 80V battery and was Quoted $431 for new battery. Let charge for a few then reassemble battery and finish charging battery. Kobalt currently has a 40 volt max line of cordless battery powered outdoor equipment and now with 80 volts we can expect more power. I put my entire IKEA kitchen together with it. You need to pry the plastic off to get at the screw underneath. Anything less and one cell may have failed, so the charger will simply refuse to charge it because it is ‘probably’ damaged or faulty. I have it on good authority that Ryobi doesn’t think so. ~ karen! This is definitely MacGyver worthy! A great plan for extending the life of expensive batteries! Once the battery is in the charger then use your 12 volt DC source to trick the charger into thinking the battery has enough charge to start the charger. One could use another battery with a slightly more voltage than that you have, and using the same principle as indicated above – positive to positive and negative to negative and many times it will work. I will try the tapping trick to a dead lithium Robin battery I have to see if it works but this trick will work to get a Nicadbattery taking a charge again, and no need to tear it apart. This is where this ‘boosting’ trick comes in, we are manually putting in a little bit of charge to get it back up to the point that the charger will accept it as a ‘flat’ battery and agree to charge to for us. I love the simplicity of your solution, I would do the power “pulse” for 2 minutes and not be discouraged until it took over 10-12 minutes. Was this a post that I missed? A couple of seconds will start the charger. If the status LED is still blinking RED, remove the battery and unplug the charger for. It just wasn’t mathematically probable. Purchased from Bunnings as a 80 Volt latest model of Victa rechargeable edger etc. Thanks Karen, it worked a treat, I really like your style. It will serve as a warning to those who choose to not follow the very specific instructions I have included for this very specific situation. Your email address will not be published. It just needs a little boost. The lower the voltage the longer it may take to boost. Download 5 Kobalt Battery Charger PDF manuals. Product Length 6.5 in. It should be higher than it was before boosting. All Rights Reserved. Micah, I agree that directly applying an uncontrolled charge voltage to a Li-ion cell can be disastrous, and that charging above 4.2 V per cell is definitely bad, probably dangerous, BUT, the whole idea, as shown here, does not involve continuous application of the charge, it does not bypass the thermal protection, it does not connect directly to the cells, and the wires are definitely not “designed” to connect continuously to the contacts…moreover, Karen specifically suggested short pulses, and continuous monitoring of the pack voltage, and only providing enough voltage level to “turn off” the UVLO circuitry…if one ignores every part of this process, and connects directly to the points shown, this is still at a point where the primary safety mechanisms of the pack are functional. The battery pack has 2 out of 3 green lights and has been that way since yesterday. But, one MUST avoid short-circuiting the “open” battery pack! Put the plastic cover back on the battery pack (just the part that goes into the charger) and set your battery on the charger to see if it will take a charge. Lithium ion batteries are a wondrous invention that are lightweight and long lasting. Test your the voltage on your battery pack again. I’ll await the call about from the call about your call. No, no. The pulse works better on the older types, but I have used it for years for my own tools. I have a Kobalt 80 volt battery that won't fully charge and gets the flashing red light 6 minutes in while on the charger and won't work in the Kobalt lawn tool. I’m SO glad I’m not the only one who finds this life changing, lol. The other post on this topic has more information on the modification. I skipped from the middle step 9 to step 11. So, the short version, if you will excuse the pun, is that if you short a battery, it can very easily erupt into an inferno, in seconds, and you will not believe just how violently these things can go off. Can't get any help from Lowe's. That’s interesting! Could you please link something similar from Amazon.ca? Get the best deals for kobalt 40v battery at eBay.com. I do have 2 questions. Separate and strip off 1″ of each wire. If the status LED blinks GREEN, then the battery is properly charging. Thanks for the info. Over and over. Hi I had the same problem with Black and Decker 12 v battery – the charger died so I bought another second hand and it died too. You just need to do it once. Only time and very little use has caused them to lose their charge … Took about a minute. LED flashlights, Vape boxes, Makita chainsaw, Honda RoBo Lawnmower, every laptop I have ever owned, and all my USB chargers. We have a pretty high resistance so it is difficult to get a meaningful shock below 50v. I appreciate your comment. Imagine if there IS a short in a cell (and it hasn’t erupted) , the pack will show something like 13-14v. Dedicated research after being INFURIATED with Ryobi batteries. . Just came across this tip. Try using a different browser. Luckily I had a broken string trimmer 18V charger sitting around and that worked just fine. They're the things you press in to remove your battery from your drill. And in most cases the problem is in the board. Before it will charge your battery pack, the charger checks the voltage IN the battery, it expects it to be ‘flat’ but flat for an 18v pack means it is down below 18v. Mine went from 0.06 volts to 7.58 volts after a minute long boosting session. This 2.5 amp battery will with some to spare! As Stu said…Karen: hoping that this is not too long a ” saga” for you, or your readers ;-). Step 7. If you have any doubt with this way of charging them, DON’T DO IT! If you have thick grass, this choice is especially important for you. When charging on the factory charger unit, thats how the circuit board recognizes stored voltage and allows charging to complete the cycle…. Always wanted an excuse to do so. Kobalt Battery reviews: Battery doesn’t hold a charge. I have some older Ryobi batteries that will say that they’re charged but will give out after half a screw. This is a reply to my original post, and a thank you to Karen for your response to my original post :). But I’m sure “Karen” got the main point, which is her “fix” worked as described!!! Nice save on the little line with 3 dots is safe. AT all. I am a professional and I know these things. Brilliant! For the rest of you? recovery mode, which will take 20 hrs to fully charge the battery. You have a very entertaining following ;-). Sadly, some brands are now setting a controller chip so that if the battery pack fails it will permanently kill the battery pack, replacing or ‘jump charging’ the cell/s won’t help. ¡Pero estoy seguro de que “Karen” obtuvo el punto principal, que es su “arreglo” funcionó como se describe! Plug your AC adapter in and using the wires, boost your dead battery. You can get that battery up and working in about 5 minutes. Charging voltage is also important as putting 18-20 volts from some random wall adapter into a single 1.3v cell could lead to the same disaster. now green and charging. (Looking on how to contact your publicist ). Amen. This is the second charger to do this to me, as the first one charged once and took a dump on me as well. Sounds like a bad idea to me. Just to let you know: If above is not working after all, you can buy replacement cells very cheap at the wellknown Chinese website’s which I will not mention but start with ali and end with baba and so on. I’m going to give this a try today and then, if it works, a marriage proposal is definitely on the cards . We have a 2 amp battery but it just won't mow our entire front yard on one charge. You heard me right. That battery never did charge even though I was able to charge it to 3 bars with a new battery, really expensive. You need to charge the beginning of the process (the cells), not the end (the stem). ~ karen! John. But, did you say something about changing the battery of your iPad? The kobalt 80v max charger; that charges battery model "kb 280-06" is the same design as for the kobalt 80v electric lawnmower, correct? Is Lowes replacing Kobalt with craftsman? Mike Mac’s simple recommendation is that anytime you work with electronics or electricity is to remove any watches and jewelry. Kobalt 40-Volt Lithium Ion (Li-ion) 480-CFM 110 … The pulse charging with an old wall brick is good because chances are, the wall brick is current limited. KM2040X-06 lawn mower pdf manual download. Let me know exactly how elated you were after you brought your first battery back to life in the comments section. The point this MIKE MAC is making is NOT that you could be electrocuted, at least I hope not, because you’re right, you’re not going to get electrocuted by a 20v battery pack. Check your skin’s resistance with a multimeter and you’ll measure in the high 100,000s or millions of ohms. Kobalt 80V mower comes with 2 2Ah batteries. Gracias e buenos dias, Senorita. BATTERY 1 SPECIFICATIONS 80V Battery: 2901302 Battery: 80V, 2Ah (144Wh) Lithium-Ion Charge time: up to 30 minutes Weight: 3.22 lbs (1.46 kg) For the proper use, maintenance and storage of this battery, it is important that you read and My question is simply why bother taking the battery apart in the first place? Good luck and let me know how it works for you. Do this on and off for approximately a minute. I used a very thin screwdriver to pry it off. I have used the “on/off/on/off” method on several batteries, and for the most part it works. In my case the battery was carrying a charge of 0.06 volts. ~ karen! Didn’t see the video either. I’m having a near-religious experience. There's a hidden screw under a piece of plastic. I almost cried but then I had to stop and ask myself “How the hell did she stumble on this????? (If you don't have a multimeter skip to, Touching the red probe to the positive (red) terminal and the black probe to the negative (black) terminal, read the voltage shown on the multimeter. You could short the battery through a ring, but the worst you would get is a small hot spot. nada. Your translator seriously screwed up your comments!! Thanks for the video and instructions, Karen. It's for a 10 year old cell phone, you're never going to use it again anyway. Any current cell phone ZTE, GOOGLE, SAMSUNG will work any will see long as not more than bat., Preferably ¼-½ 3v use 3v-1.5v-.5v will work. ~ karen! IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOT MIX THE TWO UP. NOT so. It was a great purchase, one I would highly recommend to anyone with an 80 volt Kobalt mower. I’m pretty certain my wife of 36+ years wouldn’t approve of my serious proposal of marriage to you, and your husband might not, as well, but just rest content that the sentiment is there. Seriously, marriage is not really an option for us, but I just this evening decided that I had probably charged the battery for my drill for the last time. Step 11. Full choir too… Kobalt currently has a 40 volt max line of cordless battery powered outdoor equipment and now with 80 volts we can expect more power. DGr. I can only imagine the joy of living with a wife who knows this stuff……. ~ karen! Black wire = negative Striped or solid white wire = positive. I took the battery for my Swiffer vac in to a battery place where they will rebuild them – much cheaper – the guy put the leads on wrong, so when I plugged it in, blam blew up the circuit board, and out went a vac that was only a year old. RYOBI 40V Cordless Brushless 21 Snow Blower w/ Two 5.0aH Battery & Charger. Copyright © 2021 The Art of Doing Stuff. Step 10. Set the Multimeter to read volts. Basically the battery can short out internally (NiCads grow metal fibers internally sometimes) and freezing/thawing the battery can make internals shrink & expand enough to break the short. Is it one where a really smart owl in glasses lives, and people can go there to have him answer questions about stuff? You can adjust your settings to allow this site to show ads. Can be used bench top or mounted on the wall Then I realized I forget to get a few shots and did a reshoot on some of the photos. Go out and look for a 15V charger instead. Karen, now you have a bunch of batteries so there is no excuse of putting something off because you ran out of juice! Previously, they lasted an hour per charge. Do this repeatedly. They’re the things you press in to remove your battery from your drill. Ha! Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. I have been on the fence about buying a cordless vacuum for this very reason. Thank you :). Wooooooooooooo! 80 v Battery. It's frankly kind of weird that you saved it to begin with. we are made of water, we are naturally conductive, we burn easly, lithium batteries are highly flammable. the defective 14500 won’t accept any input. One of two things are going to happen as you read this post. Remove the 2 plastic side pieces. Good eye! Your email address will not be published. Also, the average human body is made up of 60-70% water… Google, it :). Good for you. ~ karen! Hence the “mixed” nails. The other post on this topic has more information on the modification. It’s not even a year old. I may even show him how to do it. Karen i hope you and Pablo have a lovely marriage and many beautiful children. Test your the voltage on your battery pack again. Voltage doesn’t kill. Get the best deals for 80 volt kobalt battery at eBay.com. We aren’t made of water. Hopefully, adding a bit of information to the “mix”. This isnt a brand issue, it is a known li-ion battery issue. 40V Brushless chainsaw provides up to 140 cuts of 4x4 wood with the included fully charged 4.0Ah battery. Second… Maybe it’s time so switch to DeWalt. If the charger were to start pumping power into it, there is a VERY good chance the faulty cell would go WHOOSH, and take the other 4 cells with it. Which means you hold your wires down for 15 seconds or so, then release them. Excellent! Pretty dangerous to try this. No, it’s not safe. Happy to share photo if that helps. I’ve been using Makita and Ryobi 9.6v to 18v power tools and batteries for several decades, and this would have saved me much money/frustration over the years. It will stop things like videos. This. How I’m going to make a million dollars and how you can too. If you still only get a red flashing light and the battery won’t charge, boost the battery some more. There is a high likelihood of fire or explosion depending on the state of the battery. That's right. Question. I have begun switching my tools from ryobi to Ridgid, for the lifetime warranty which includes the batteries. It’s frankly kind of weird that you saved it to begin with. How can we recharge these batteries NOT in a battery holder? Yay! I removed the plastic housing and determined there is power going in, but no juice being pumped out. For instance, a $15 battery should not work as well as a $50 battery. As usual, Karen, great work helping your readers to save some money, save some headaches, and, perhaps, feel the accomplishment of successfully applying “battery CPR” ! The FLOAT stage is where the charge voltage is reduced to around 2.25 volts per cell, which is around 27.0 VDC and held constant, while the current is reduced to less than 1% of battery capacity. I have a Kobalt 40v charger and battery that aren't working. Another of your brilliant ‘stuff’ I can steal. Everything else is housewife project grade …no offense to house wives I’ve seen some incredible stuff accomplished by housewives on a mission….but you drop that dewalt from a triple stack baker scaffold and it’s most likely not gonna matter of your battery will still charge or not because you won’t be able to find the spot where it plugs in….it’ll be in various locations around the drop zone. Reassemble your battery. So much so, I purchased a La Crosse charger and have greatly extended my battery lifes and recovered many previously dead cells. Kobalt Battery reviews: Battery doesn’t hold a charge. Would we have to open the battery to redo this everytime it need to be recharge? One for photos and one for the video. ~ karen! Remove the screws holding the battery together. Can't get any help from Lowe's. You need to pry the plastic off to get at the screw underneath. Fully-charged Lithium Ion _cells_ are 4.2 V, immediately after charging, but drop to about 3.7 V under load, for most of the battery pack “run time”. Either way you put your battery in the charger and all you get is a flashing red light, which according to the label on the charger means your battery is defective. (but that’s just a guess) Either way, don’t try to charge it from the stem. (Again, if you don’t have a multimeter don’t worry about this – you’ll just have to press on without one). Kobalt 80V mower comes with 2 2Ah batteries. Now all I need is a 21st century cordless… anything. I love FRAGGING love this site! Thank you. These can explode into flame, and burn you or your home. Jump straight to the tutorial and how to video. Each cell is normally 3.7v (It think it cost $19.99 or $29.99). ~ karen! The danger wouldn’t be just from the batteries, but the plugged in power supply as well (with the stripped wires). 1 minute. I hope you are doing well, and planning many fun adventures. a kit of weird small screwdriver heads from Amazon, How to Replace Carbon Brushes on Any Motor. No stumbling. Say goodbye to the fumes, the mess, … Thanks Karen, I’m trying this for sure. Hallelujah! You have *just* made booster cables! You are officially the smartest woman I know. I worship the ground you walk on Karen! Current does. Charging a dead batt with a good batt may produce an overcurrent situation and damage the batts, cause sparks, and/or cause fire. I hope this helped. You only need to establish which is which. 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