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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    Hi, it's anything still on this thread? I have a faulty battery. It won't charge. The charger light stays green. It doesn't communicate with the drive pack (i.e. it doesn't turn on). When I pressed the battery on switch I get two led's then one on subsequent presses. Id appreciate some help...
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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    This is really detailed and useful - thanks I missed "If it measures open circuit or short circuit both ways, then the BMS is likely toast. " on the first reading. If there is a chance that its short circuit presumably I will have volts on the charge lead and a BMS that doesn't ballance or...
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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    Thank you all for your help, I still have no idea as to what caused it to short this time (second charge). Barrel sockets seem like a lethal choice as any other conductive material can easily accidentally short the centre pin to the outer case. No problem when they have a passive load but...
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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/7aWwUDMTKVeq4Xig7 https://photos.app.goo.gl/MWoVJigNc7qH5x516
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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    Thanks everyone for your replies. Photos as requested
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    Newbie - fried barrel socket on battery charge lead

    Hi, I charged my 36v 20AH triangle battery pack last week. I switched off the charger at the mains and as I pulled out the 5.5mm charger plug from the inline socket on the battery charge lead there was a crackling sound and flash which lasted a couple of seconds. My hand was covered in soot and...
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