When does the orange light come on

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I have a 21" mower that came with a 5a battery.  I can mow my lawn twice with it.  I just got some other tools that came with 2.5a batteries.  I figured they would be adequate and make the mower a bit lighter.
When I am half done with the lawn on a 2.5a battery, the orange light comes on saying my batter is 75% (or is it 85%?) depleted.  But I have enough to finish the lawn.

Why is that?  I am wildly guessing that the mower sees I have only 1.25a left, and thinks I am using a 5a battery that is nearly depleted.  But that seems silly.
Any idea?
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Red light means the battery has 15 percent charge remaining. Orange light means the mower is getting bogged down, but that should only last a couple of seconds (or until the mower stalls).

I'm not sure why it's coming on with enough runtime to finish your lawn.