ego mower battery cover hard to open

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Am I alone in finding the battery cover painfully hard to open. Is there a trick to it?
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That's the way it is. Be sure to one the right side.
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I know this is going to sound unusual, but for me, I found if I use one hand it is near impossible to open, but if I switch to my other hand it opens without hardly any effort at all. I do not change where I am standing. This works for me every single time. I don't know why, but glad it works for me. Hope it helps you.
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That is insane! But, Karen is right. If I give it two light tugs it opens right up. A single tug needs to be quite hard to open it. And a pause between the tugs, say to switch hands works too.

Thank you!!
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I know, weird isn't it? Now if they would sell a solid handle for this I'd be in heaven with this mower. I have hills and the handle can't take any tugging so a normal one would be a total fix for me. I put a ground cover in my steepest banks now so that half solved that problem.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Mower Battery Cover.

Minor annoyment: Battery cover not staying open when inserting battery into mower. I don't have a problem handling the battery size with one hand but others with smaller hands might have trouble .
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Ego seems to have designed their battery covers (mowers and snowblower alike) that way on purpose to keep people from using the tools with the covers open and allowing debris and moisture into the battery compartment.