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Top 6 questions about the power wheels battery

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1. How long do Power Wheels last?

In order to get the best out of your toy car, you will need to know how long does a Power Wheels battery last. When it comes to how long a battery lasts till it needs to be recharged, the time will vary between 45 minutes and 90 minutes depending on the model and the speed modes.

A Power Wheels battery charge lasts between 40 minutes to 2 hours. 6V batteries last 40-60 minutes, 12V and 24V batteries last 1-2 hours. This depends on a few factors like the terrain, child's weight, motor, and amperage of the battery. The battery of a Power Wheels is what gives it the speed and power to move. The DLS-X1 UTV 24V power wheels can give your kids 1-3 hours driving happy time. 

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2. What happens if you overcharge a Power Wheels battery?

If you overcharge a Power Wheels Battery it gets damaged and starts getting depleted faster after a single charge. You can overcharge a battery by leaving the charger on for more than the recommended duration. One of the popular ways that parents overcharge power wheels is by leaving the charger plugged in overnight.

3. How long should you charge a ride on car?

Make sure you charge the battery for at least 18 hours using the enclosed Power Wheels® 12 volt charger before operating your vehicle for the first time. Charge the battery for at least 14 hours after each use of the vehicle.

4. How long does it take to charge a ride on car?

However, we strongly suggest that you read the instructions that come with the ride-on toy as some of them may vary. To charge a 6-volt battery, it should be charged for 10 hours followed by regular charging of 6 hours. For 12v batteries, the first charge should last for 10 hours with regular charging at 8-10 hours.

5. How to Revive a Dead Power Wheels Battery?

To bring the battery back to life, follow the following steps:

Charge another Power Wheels battery fully. The battery should have the same voltage rating as the dead one.

Connect the negative and positive terminals of the dead battery to the respective terminals of the fully charged battery.

The dead Power Wheels battery will pull charges from the charged cell, reducing the combined voltage. So if both batteries are rated 12V, at this point, their combined voltage will be less than 12V.

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Connect your charger to the circuit. Note that the loop is not fully charged at this point.

When the charger light turns green, remove the parallel Power Wheels battery (the one you initially fully charged). Now connect the charger clamps to the initially dead Power Wheels battery.

Let the battery charge for a few hours. When the charger light turns green, your initially dead battery is now fully charged.

6. How to Prevent a Power Wheels Battery from Dying?

To prevent a Power Wheels battery from dying, we recommend the following:

Do not overcharge the battery

As noted earlier, charging for more than 15 hours will reduce the battery life and cause it to go dead. Ensure that your charger is turned off once the charge cycle is complete and disconnects automatically after a few minutes.

Do not overuse the battery

Do not drain an old Power Wheels battery completely before recharging, as this can also lead to sulfation which shortens its lifespan.

Keep the battery in a cool and dry place

If you live somewhere very hot, ensure that your Power Wheels battery is stored where it will not get too warm. In addition to reducing its life expectancy by causing sulfation, extreme heat can also cause damage if left unchecked.

So keep them out of direct sunlight and away from heat sources such as motors or heating vents.

Remove the battery from the toy when it's not going to be used for more than two months

This way, you can avoid draining the battery completely. Also, it will be easier for you to remember to recharge it if it's on the shelf, ready for use.

Be sure to charge the Power Wheels battery for about 8 hours every 2-3 months

Doing this will help counter the natural discharge rate of the battery, so it doesn't die. Also, be sure to charge the battery before you use it again.


The battery is a very important part of a ride on car, parents should examine it sometimes. If you have any questions please no doubt to contact with your supplier, who can provide a professional advice and service. please contact Dalisi toy, top team ready for you!