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When To Charge A Power Wheels Battery

If you have a new power wheels battery be sure to charge for at least 18 hours but no more than 24 hours. 

After each use, charge the battery for at least 14 hours. 

Ideally, you want to charge the battery before it's completely drained. 

 


Which Battery For Power Wheels

To figure out which kind of car model you own, take a look at the bottom of your car and count the number of motors and gear boxes. 


(In many cases, the motors as well as transmissions lie near the rear wheels). 
For example: 
A 6 Volt (Standard) Car has One Motor and One Gear Box and calls for 1 Power Wheels 6 Volt battery with built-in thermal fuse. 
A Super 6 Volt Car has Two Motors/ Two Gear Boxes requires one Power Wheels 6 volt battery with integrated thermal fuse for operationA 
A 12 Volt...


How Long Will A Power Wheels Battery Last?

Battery life on average is 1 to 3 years, depending on how you care for your battery.

 

Be sure to charge your battery for 14 - 18 hours after each use to expand the life of your battery. 


Power Wheels Will Not Run...

There are a few typical issues which can trigger an electrical ride-on toy to stop functioning. 


1. There could be a bad connection between the battery and vehicle. 
2. There could be corrosion in one of the connectors which stops the battery from making contact. 
3. The battery is not properly fully charged. 
4. The replacement battery or charger is not the correct model for the vehicle.


Can You Overcharge A Battery?

Overcharging your battery will decrease the lifespan and run time of your Power Wheels or Peg Perego battery.