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New 55ah batteries but charge won't last.

My scooter is 4 years old. I have bought new batteries less than every 12 months. 55ah, gel. The batteries tested good but they wear down very quickly. I go to Walmart with a full charge, and before I am finished shopping, they are almost dead. Then I have to be pushed or wheelchaired to my car. Can anyone help?

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Battery life is affected by many things. But inside a tiled space like Walmart is probably the best possible running conditions. Make sure your tires are fully inflated, and you may need to have the motors check for worn brushes or maybe the wheel bearings are dry. Does the scooter push hard when in free-wheel mode? You may also need to have your charger checked, to be sure your batteries are really being fully charged.

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