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Supermini Battery -blinking 3 times-HELP

Discussion in 'Battery Issues' started by cebu4u, Jun 8, 2009.

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  1. cebu4u

    cebu4u Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

    Sep 12, 2008
    I have a couple of batteries that have been used for 2 days only.
    They now won't charge. When I plug them into the charger they just blink 3 times.
    Please help!:confused:
  2. effigi

    effigi Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    May 1, 2009
    Columbus, Ohio
    After they blink three times do you continue the charge?
  3. Alive246

    Alive246 New Member

    Jun 8, 2009
    I'm having the same problem with my first 2 e-cigs. I plug them in and it blinks 3 times. I left them over night to charge, but this morning, no vapor! I can't imagine both are broken. Am I doing something wrong?
  4. Gemini

    Gemini Full Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 20, 2008
    Send whoever you bought them from an e.mail explaining this, they sound like they are faulty, supplier should replace them for you.
  5. YKruss

    YKruss Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    Apr 21, 2009
    Springfield, VA
    Try different charger if you have one.

    I got the same problem with M401/402 batteries.
    Battery blinks when screwed in the charger receptacle but the light on the charger won't turn red but stay green. I tried all my m1/2 batteries and results are the same which makes believe that charger receptacle is not good anymore.

    Luckily I have another charger (has 2 complete sets) and this one has no problems.

  6. YKruss

    YKruss Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    Apr 21, 2009
    Springfield, VA

    I have a good news - it is possible to resuscitate the charger!

    After examining my charger's receptacle I found that it has some very minute dirt particles on the bottom center, mind you I was using the magnifier. So I scrape the bottom with the infamous straitened paper clip and yeah, I am using that "defective" charger as I type.

    The scrapping restored electrical contact between charger's receptacle and battery.

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