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Hoveround MPV4 Just quit

I have purchased 2 AGM Batteries last year. I always kept the batteries charged. Three times now I will be using the Hoveround and it just stopped dead as if the brakes were put on. I was almost thrown out of the chair. I turned the switch off and on because the indicator lights on the control were off, and nothing happened. About 1/2 hour latter the lights came on and I started to use the chair and approx a distance of 20' it happened again. Now 24 hours latter I still can't get lights on the control to come on. I may need new batteries but I don't want to waste the money if the problem is something else. Can you help???

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Make sure the connectors at the batteries are not loose and battery fuse is plugged in all the way

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The Hoveround MPV-4 had 2 different types of battery connectors. The old type had threaded edges that you would plug in, then screw them tight. The new type has a release clip on one side. They switched from the old to the new because of continuity problems such as this. Which type of battery connector do you have?

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