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Offline steve12z3

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PDC red light
« on: February 19, 2021, 05:00 PM »
Had this drill for about 5-6 years
It’s been faultless
Today it’s been a problem
When pulling the trigger it starts for a couple of seconds
Stops, Beeps and the led flashes red.
Any ideas?

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Online JD2720

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Re: PDC red light
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2021, 05:36 PM »
Bad battery? Did you try a different battery?

Offline Doug S

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Re: PDC red light
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2021, 05:56 PM »
From the manual

LED red-flashing:indicates a general fault, e.g. incomplete contact, short circuit, battery pack faulty, etc.

Offline steve12z3

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Re: PDC red light
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2021, 06:36 PM »
Tried all battery’s that I had.
Same outcome with all.
I read the general fault bit in the manual.
That doesn’t really help me solve the problem

Online mino

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Re: PDC red light
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2021, 05:26 AM »
Tried all battery’s that I had.
Same outcome with all.
I read the general fault bit in the manual.
That doesn’t really help me solve the problem
Best is to sent it in for a service quote to Festool. If it is a minor issue, you can have it renewed. If a major one, you can drop the idea and live with it.

General fault is a code word for "an issue we do not want the user to troubleshoot".
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