Asked by: Thuy Hoffheinz
asked in category: General Last Updated: 3rd April, 2020

How do I know if my cordless drill battery is bad?

How to Check a Cordless Drill's Battery
  1. Plug the battery in and charge it for at least an hour.
  2. Touch the multimeter probes to the two battery terminals.
  3. Check the voltage indicator on the multimeter.
  4. If the voltage indicator is at or below the voltage rating on the battery, the battery needs to be replaced.

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Thereof, can you fix cordless drill batteries?

You Can Fix a Rechargeable Battery That Won't Take a Charge. (although by all means feel free to do so) You do not have to wait until they ship you a replacement battery to finish your project. You can get that battery up and working in about 5 minutes.

Additionally, how long do cordless drill batteries last? 3-5 years

In respect to this, how do you reset a cordless drill battery?

How to Recondition 18 Volt Drill Batteries

  1. Make sure your battery appears fully charged before starting the procedure of reconditioning your 18V drill battery.
  2. Place the 18V drill battery into the power drill.
  3. Turn on the power drill.
  4. Turn on the drill again.
  5. Remove the drill and battery from the vice once cool.

How do you test a cordless drill motor?

Steps to How-Wire Test a Drill Motor

  1. Remove the battery and dismantle the drill.
  2. Disconnect the switch wiring from the drill motor.
  3. Connect one wire from the battery to the motor.
  4. Connect the second wire to the battery contact.
  5. Hold the motor firmly and connect the second wire to the motor wire. Video. Tools & Materials.

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