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Battery Maintenance

August 1, 2012 by  
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Battery Maintenance

One major problem faced with Mobility Scooters and Power Chairs is the battery life. They are pretty pricy and some seem to have a rather short life span. The key to getting the most out of your batteries is maintenance. Like everything in life, if you take care of it, it will last as long as you need it. With these simple tips, it will be years before you even notice your battery losing charge.

Keeping it ChargedBatteries and Mobility scooters

This can be a hassle but when it comes down to it, will save you some real bucks. It is manufacturer recommended that after any type of use, you should plug it in and give it a full charge. NEVER let your battery reach empty. This will cut your batteries life drastically. Also its a good habit to unplug your charger once fully charged.


Although not damaged in hot or cold climate, it is best to keep your batteries in a cool dry place. this will increase battery performance. If you will not be using your scooter for a while, you should take the batteries out and store them inside. Even when out of the scooter still charge the batteries occasionally to keep full life.


Keep your terminals of your batteries clean and greased to get full performance from them. Avoid water at all cost but if they were to get wet wipe them down and let dry before use. For cleaning the battery and terminals, use a damp cloth to remove what you can.

Following these simple tips will give you the best life span out of your batteries. Try it for yourself and you will be pleasantly surprised with how great your batteries run years down the line.