Troubleshooting Red Flashing Light on 56-Volt 5.0 Ah Battery

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Hey everyone!

I just bought the 20 Inch Mower from a Third party knowing the battery wasn’t working. The battery flashed red, as if it’s been fully depleted, once I place it in the charger, it starts to charge for about 5 seconds, flashed red again, then shuts down. I was hoping there were some troubleshooting options out there to see if I could get this battery to work again!

Thanks for all the help and look forward to chatting with you all.
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Paul Christenson

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Well, these will help you learn about the innards of the 56v battery and how to fix it
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Awesome! Thank you!

Probably a dumb question, but I have a couple of the 56 Volt 2.5 Ah batteries from other tools. I placed those in the mower and it fired right up. Can I just use those as a place holder till I figure out what the issue is with the 5.0 Ah battery? Will the mower just not run as long or will that really put a strain on the battery?

Thanks again!
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You can use any Ego battery in any Ego tool.  In some cases (like the snowblower) larger tools require larger batteries to operate at full power, but any tool will work with any battery.  Shorter run times are the main drawback, but that's no big deal if you're just trying to get by.

I cut my small lawn with my 20" mower and a 2.5Ah battery this past Friday.  Worked great! :-)