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is there a list of flash codes for the batteries and their corresponding meaning as a diagnostic?  I now have 4 batteries, all but one of which had differing flashing before failure.  Can I get a list of the codes?
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I suppose there will be suggestions to search community for each error, but I still hoped for a comprehensive list of error (flash or solid) codes.
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From the mower manual

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You can find all of the manuals on the respective products pages here

https://egopowerplus.com/products
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Thank you very much!  I gather the blink codes for the mower apply similarly to the 2A battery packs?  This last pack that I lost yesterday, shows a solid red.  On charger it briefly goes yellow than green then back to solid red.   chilling in  the fridge ha=d no effect either.  I saw little help in the manual for the battery (14-1030_EGO_Battery_manual_NA_V1_online.pdf)  for which, I found only the following:
This lithium-ion battery pack is equipped with a power indicator, which indicates the charge capacity level of the battery pack. Press the power indicator to display the charge level. The LED indicator will shine for 10 seconds.  The green light indicates that the battery pack is over 15% of its charge capacity.  The red light indicates low voltage of the battery pack.  The blinking red light indicates that the battery pack is nearly depleted and needs to be charged immediately

I thought there may be something more comprehensive beyond these three conditions.  For example, the solid red that does not change cold or when charging will flash off every 30 seconds or so.  I assume this was a code as well.  I don't recall the codes displayed for the other 2 batteries I lost, but they did unusual flashing as I recall (other than the three above mentioned.  






 
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Thank you very much!  I gather the blink codes for the mower apply similarly to the 2A battery packs?  This last pack that I lost yesterday, shows a solid red.  On charger it briefly goes yellow than green then back to solid red.   chilling in  the fridge ha=d no effect either.  I saw little help in the manual for the battery (14-1030_EGO_Battery_manual_NA_V1_online.pdf)  for which, I found only the following:

This lithium-ion battery pack is equipped with a power indicator, which indicates the charge capacity level of the battery pack. Press the power indicator to display the charge level. The LED indicator will shine for 10 seconds.  The green light indicates that the battery pack is over 15% of its charge capacity.  The red light indicates low voltage of the battery pack.  The blinking red light indicates that the battery pack is nearly depleted and needs to be charged immediately



I thought there may be something more comprehensive beyond these three conditions.  For example, the solid red that does not change cold or when charging will flash off every 30 seconds or so.  I assume this was a code as well.  I don't recall the codes displayed for the other 2 batteries I lost, but they did unusual flashing as I recall (other than the three above mentioned.  
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I just checked for specifics and it is every 15 seconds, the solid red light flashes off for 1 second.  Surely this reflects some code, for which the consumer is not privy?  The microprocessor on the battery pack may have 50 or 100 codes that may be deemed too complicated for the consumer.   As I see it, even the manual's three light codes are really just status when you press the button.   
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I can't answer your question, but I would be more concerned about why so many of your batteries are failing. Could there be a problem with your charger or a tool that's causing the problem?
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I was thinking they are used batteries as there was no mention of warranty or replacement.
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I was wondering that, too, although you'd be surprised at the number of people who don't understand or take advantage of warranties.
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I am suspicious of the smaller chargers, I had two GOGO chairs and a small charger that came with one of the chairs. Someone gave me a second charger that put out a bit more power and it brought back a set of batteries that the smaller charger said were bad. They say lithium batteries are best kept at seventy five percent but I always keep them on a charger. My I pad for example is about five years old and I keep it on the charge when not in use. After five years it still has one hundred percent charge and works fine. I can run it down to ten percent charge and back again no problem.