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Old 07-26-2007, 10:43 AM   #1
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Default Battery Pack wont take a charge

I have three sets off batteries. Two are trinity that i bought a few years back. Have not charged them in a while. One pack will charge, the other will not register on my charger.

I have the same problem with my trinity nitro pack. Been sitting, when i connect it the charger will not givve me the ready light to beging charging.

Are these packs shot, they only have one season of racing on them.

How can i fix this??
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If they have been sitting long enough they are toast. They most likely have self discharged to the point that they are useless.
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your charger will probably false peak for the first few cycles.

so just press recharge a few times. you know the battery is full when its mildy warm.

if you got a good charger then just set the peak lockout to 15minutes.
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i cant even get them to begin to charge. When i batteries get hooked up to my charger, it gives a red flashing light to show they are ready to start charging. I cant even get that
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try using a different charger, wall chargers works perfectly on this particular case, after putting in charge and finally your regular charger identifies the batteries,,, cycle them a few times and that should wake them up.
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try using a different charger, wall chargers works perfectly on this particular case, after putting in charge and finally your regular charger identifies the batteries,,, cycle them a few times and that should wake them up.
Good advise. Different charger or if yours has a timed charge on it, use it. dead batteries often restart that way.
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Check voltage of every cell of your pack. If any cell has lower 0,9V then ..... forget it. Replace it and you are ready
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like he said a couple of posts before, just pump some juice into it with a power supply. set it to a voltage of n x 1.5 (where in is the number of cells) as Ni-mh's peak at 1.5 volts.
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