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With power wheelchairs letting the batteries sit for 4 months without charging them leads to early battery death. The lead plates inside the battery sulfate over time and the battery discharges. If the batteries were fairly new (less than 1 year) before they sat for 4 months they can be resurrected and recharged but may not hold a charge very well. Distance traveled will be very reduced. You can try removing the dead batteries from the wheelchair and charge each individually with a 12 volt battery charger set to deep cycle. You will be able to see if the batteries come back up to full charge and do not burn. They cannot be recharged easily or safely inside the equipment and the charger that came with your equipment will not turn on. They should be removed from the wheelchair first. If the batteries take a charge and the PWC runs plan on using your power chair charger on them for at least 12 to 20 hours to bring the charge back up. Test the batteries over a short distance so you don't get stuck far from home. If you don't get very far before the batteries quit, invest in some new ones. Hope this helps.
Posted on Nov 13, 2010
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