My ego 56v battery continuosly flashes orange. Wether I put in the mower or the whipper snipper

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Mower and whipper snipper will only run for 2 seconds before cutting out and the battery flashes orange. Any ideas of why this is so?
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I'm not sure what a whipper snipper is, but if the battery isn't working in either tool I would guess the battery is bad. Call Ego customer service for a replacement under warranty: 1-855-EGO-5656 (1-855-346-5656) from 8:30AM - 8:00PM EST (Monday - Friday) & 10:00AM - 6:00PM EST (Saturday & Sunday).
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Like you Ken, I didn't know what a "whipper snipper" is either- so I looked it up. According to Urban Dictionary, it's another term for a string trimmer. Learn something new everyday ...
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Haha sorry guy's. In Australia its known as a Whipper snipper. I'll give customer service a call on Monday. Cheers for the help
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Steven if you are currently in Australia, you will need a different phone number.  This is a North America site and info.  Just search Ego Power plus Australia
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Hi Steven! Here is the Australian support number: 1300-000-EGO (1300-000-346). They're available Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm Australia EST.
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We have whipper snippers up here in Canada. You guys need to get out more! :-D
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Is that an old brand name.  A lot of people around here refer to them as weed wackers which was an old brand name probably from the 80s.
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Same with Weed Eater. :-)
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I grew up with "weed wacker" or "weed eater" but never heard of "whipper snipper."  Just for fun, I am going to start using "whipper snipper" with my neighbors, and see their facial expressions ... this will be fun!
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Just be careful not to give your whipper snipper to any young whipper snappers.
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I thought whipper snippers were intended for whipper snappers? What else are they supposed to do all summer with no school, play video games?

Oh, right... my bad.
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As long as the whipper snapper is properly trained on the use of the whipper snipper then they certainly should be doing some weed wacking. 
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Say that three times fast!
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Are we talking about "seafood" ... LOL!

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I guess it’s time for me to visit my cousin in Canada. But since he’s in the Arctic Circle I’ll wait until summer!