My EGO Rapid Charger will start charging my batteries, green light flashing for a few minutes and then goes into the red blinking mode.

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My EGO Rapid Charger will start charging my batteries, green light flashing for a few minutes and then goes into the red blinking mode. I know my Batteries are good because the work just fine on my EGO equipment when I charge them on my slow charger.
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John Villegas

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Not to brush you off, but the best course of action is probably a call to customer service to diagnose the problem and get a replacement if needed

customer service department can also be reached at 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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John, like szwoop says, give Customer Service a call. If your batteries charge fine on one charger and not the other, chances are your charger is the problem and needs replacing.
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Right in the rapid charger manual's troubleshooting section it says defective battery or charger. Since the battery seems fine it's bound to be the charger. Troubleshooting section also mentions a bad connection between battery and charger. Be sure to unplug the charger before working on it. So, could be worth cleaning the terminals, at least on the charger since they are easy to get to. One of the solutions is to unplug the charger from the wall, let the red LED go out, and then plug the charger back in. 
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I have had this issue exactly. It happens when a battery is over depleted, the standard charger will charge it, but not the rapid charger, i think you have an issue with the low voltage cut off in one of your tools.
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Seems like a way to confirm if battery or charger is to partially charge on the standard charger and then move the battery to the rapid charger to see if the battery will continue to charge on the rapid charger. I'd be interested in those results. Then the fun could be to figure out which tool has the low voltage cut off problem.
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Try can't cleaning the contacts on your equipment and the battery itself
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Let us know what happens, John.

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