Often it can be extremely difficult to find cordless drill replacement batteries, especially if your cordless drill is an older model out of production. It seems many stores do not carry older battery packs just to entice you to buy the latest new drill, well, let’s not let that happen. This article is here to help you find a battery pack.
When you get frustrated looking for a replacement battery and end up at a dead end, use these two tips to get back on track.
Have the model number for your drill. This number should be located somewhere on your drill, and represents the serial number of the product. You can use this number to help you find the appropriate battery as many online stores list replacement batteries with the number in the listing.
If using the drill’s model number doesn’t work then a better idea is to find the serial number on the battery pack. Doing a search for this number almost always returns a good result.
It definitely isn’t fair to have to pay so much for a new one, but other than finding one somewhere for cheaper than other places you could always try to revive your battery. There are a couple of how-to’s out there that show you exactly how to revive a battery back to life. One video I saw used a welding tool to juice it back up.
Know the model number of your cordless drill. Every drill and battery pack has a number, and often times a simple search online can lead you to store that has one in stock. However, be prepared to pay a pretty price. They often charge a lot because they know hardly anyone else is selling them, and since you need one, you’ll pay a good price for it.
Know the model number of the battery pack. If a search for the model number of your drill doesn’t return any results, then usually a search for your battery packs model number will get you the right result.
Hopefully these tips will help you save some money. Buying a new batteries every couple of years can be expensive and a real pain. And it doesn’t seem right to buy a new tool when the old one works just fine. With little tips and tricks you can prolong the use out of your tools and save you lots of money from buying new tools every couple of years.
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