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How to Identify and Fix Common Gardening Problems ?

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Red and green lights both flashing

Either the battery pack or charger is defective. Try to repeat the conditions a second time by removing and refitting the battery. If the error persists, try charging a different battery. If a different battery charges normally, dispose of the defective battery pack.

How to calibrate your battery
  1. Charge it to 100%, and keep charging it for at least two more hours.
  2. Use your device until it shuts off due to low battery.
  3. Charge it uninterrupted to 100%.
Our trained technicians work on Ryobi brand batteries each day. We rebuild all types of Ryobi brand batteries so if you cannot find the one you need please contact us. Don`t wait any longer. Send your P102 battery pack into us for repair today!
NOTE: A completely discharged battery (sleep mode) needs reactivation before the charging process begins. To reactivate a battery in sleep mode, place the battery in the charger and wait for 90 seconds. If the charging process does not begin, please remove the battery and wait for 30 seconds.
It is due to the fact that the battery needs an additional charge time. This is likely to occur during the first charge cycle after purchasing the battery, or if the battery has been conditioned. Remove the battery from the charger and place it back on to complete another charging cycle.

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Ryobi troubleshooting Recently bought the two set package of 18V lithium batteries however the tool will not work. It was working however it has stopped . Tried two different batterie , both fully charged ,with no results.
ANSWER : The motor may have overheated and burned open. Use a multimeter to check resistance across the battery contacts in the tool with the switch closed. If it reads open, the motor has failed.

Ryobi 18v One+ battery won’t hold a charge. I have two of them and neither one will hold the charge. The charger is the Ryobi 18v charger plus. I have the same problem. As soon as I put the battery in the charger (even if it is dead) the “charging”, and the “fully charged” lights both come on. Even if I leave it for a day the battery will not charge.
ANSWER : If it’s both of them then i am thinking you have a faulty charger. i have seen mine do that, i got a new charger and it worked properly.

Ryobi problems 18 v staple gun is loaded battery and shooting blanks
ANSWER : Check to make sure you don’t have a staple stuck under the hammer. If the spring feed is working, then something is keeping the staples from sliding under the hammer. Can you hear the hammer hitting? Does it leave an impression on the wood?

The Ryobi 18V battery will no longer charge in the charger.
ANSWER : If you have a battery that will still charge you can take the one that wont charge and place a small jumper wire in both sides of the battery. + and – Then put it in the charger. place the jumper wires + to + and – to – for one sec and you will see the yellow light go off and it will charge.

This product I have owned for year and a half or so and have been very pleased with it . But last week I was using it and I smelled smoke and soon after it stoped working . I pulled the battery out & the plastic around the contact ends was melted . I totally miss this tool and I did not misuse it I have some pictures to send to you ? I was also wondering if there has been a recall on this product or not
ANSWER : You need to contact the manufacturer not Fixya.

Ryobi trimmer runs but does not have enough power. How do i adjust or increase power
ANSWER : If the trimmer is indeed electric, then there is no power adjustment capability. The problem you are seeing is the result of a weak battery.

Should I bring the battery of my Ryobi 18v grass trimmer inside for the winter?
ANSWER : Yes, and charge it up occasionally to keep it alive. Lithium batteries are costly and severe cold is not good for any type of battery.

Ryobi 18V blower model p2100A has a broken impeller. How do I get a replacement part?
ANSWER : Ryobi does have an impeller that fits the 40400 model which is a bigger 40v unit! however the fan looks the same in the pic,

I’m guessing it may be scaled up to a larger size but perhaps have the same thread pattern?

anyway we love our two p2102 blowers they keep the porches and decks happy!

I’m gonna buy a few impellers and try to finagle them!

my guess is I may have to hook them up to a drill and use a file to cut them down to size (like you would use a wood lathe)

thus keeping the thing round and true

hope this helps I found the thing on ereplacementparts.com

price 2.60$ per impeller, worth a shot!!

ill post a youtube if this works!