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Batteries aren't charging up. Chair want go.(Golden Compass)

Batteries aren't charging up. On the charger when it is plugged in shows a bright white light in the number 2 section and a green light on the end. Why is it not charging?

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  • lewkew2 Mar 29, 2009

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     dromtrnpa



    yes there was a point in time that I left it unplugged as long as a month.

  • lewkew2 Mar 29, 2009

    dromtonpa




    Thank you very much for your time and cooperation.  You were very  
    patient and cooperative.

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    dromtonpa May 11, 2010

    Was there a point in time when you left the chair unplugged for more than 4 or 5 days?

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That`s most likely your problem. When left uncharged for that long of a period,the batteries will discharge below 12 voltDC. The charger only recognizes 12 volts and up. So the charger can`t bring your batteries back up over 12 volts.  You will need to get them on a slow charger,like a car charger or have them replaced. If you know someone or have a voltmeter,set it on DC and check each battery.  If it is below 12 VDC,they need to be put on a slow charger or replaced.   

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