Category: Beginners Guide

If you are new to buying a ride on car for the first time you’re in the right place. Our RC Ride On Car beginners’ guides takes you through everything you need to know when choosing a new ride on car including what is safe for your family, what you need to know, and how to store it safely when it’s not in use.

  • Power Wheel Racing

    Power Wheel Racing | Everything You Need to Know

    Power Wheels racing is available for kids and adults. There is drag racing for kids, downhill racing for adults, and general racing for kids and adults. There are yearly race circuits dedicated to these. If you ever wondered about racing ride-on cars and the best and fastest Power Wheel, this article has all the answers.…

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  • Power Wheels Shifter Wiring

    Power Wheels Shifter Wiring Guide: Unleash The Power

    Wiring a Power Wheel shifter involves wiring the factory plastic first gear with a hardened steel first gear. A hardened steel first gear and hardened steel ball bearings help to reduce heat and extend shifter life. Wiring Power Wheels shifters isn’t glamorous, but it is gratifying. It complements the changes to the motor and batteries. …

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  • Power Wheels Radio Not Working

    Power Wheels Radio Not Working | How to Fix

    A blown fuse, faulty wiring, or a dead battery are all potential causes of a nonfunctioning Power Wheels radio. Resetting the radio should be the first step in troubleshooting. If the radio still doesn’t work, try turning the ride-on car off and on again. If the problem persists, there can be a wiring problem. Is…

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  • Old Power Wheels

    What to do with Old Power Wheels: Donate, Repurpose, or Recycle?

    Your old Power Wheels can be repurposed into a wide variety of carts, from shopping carts to garden carts. You can recycle the batteries or use them to power something else, like a go-kart or a scooter. Selling it on Craigslist for a low price is another possibility. Toss it out if there’s no chance…

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  • How to Tell if Power Wheels Battery is Charging

    How to Tell If Power Wheels Battery Is Charging

    To tell if a Power Wheel battery is charging, use a digital voltmeter to record voltage before and after charging. An increase in voltage is an indication that the battery is charging.  Alternatively, you can tell from the battery’s charger. A solid red color from the charger implies that the battery is charging.   In this…

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  • Peg Perego VS Power Wheels

    Peg Perego VS Power Wheels | Are They The Same?

    Peg Perego and Power Wheels may seem very similar at first glance, but there are actually quite a few differences between them. They have different backgrounds, produce toys with different battery systems, and have varying model designs, among other differences. You may be wondering which brand to choose between Peg Perego and Power Wheels. Are…

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  • Bigger Battery Power Wheels

    Can You Put a Bigger Battery in a Power Wheels? | Upgrade Battery Time

    You can put a bigger battery in a Power Wheels as a DIY project. Parents can upgrade the existing battery by 6V, then the toy vehicle will have faster speed, longer runtime, and all-around better performance. It would be best if you had a new battery, adapters, connection wires, and plugs to install the bigger…

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  • What age are ride on cars for?

    What Age are Ride On Cars for? Minimum Age and Max Age Limits

    What Age Are Ride On Cars For? The standard age limit for most electric toy cars is 3-8 years old. However, there is ride on vehicles with remotes for toddlers who are 12 months old. Likewise, there are models for kids who are 8-14 years old. It is imperative for parents to choose electric toy…

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  • How Do Power Wheels Brake

    How Do Power Wheels Brake? | How To Install a Brake Pedal

    Power Wheels Brake by sending a short circuit to the motor by inserting a resistor when the accelerator pedal is released, coasting will happen till the brakes lock into place. Power Wheels do not come with a brake pedal and this is how they stop. Parental remotes may have a “kill switch” which does the…

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  • Put a 24V Battery in a 12V Car

    Can You Put a 24V Battery in a 12V Ride On Kids Car?

    You can replace a 12V battery with 24V batteries without doing some conversion on a 12V ride on car. It is possible to upgrade a 12V ride-on vehicle into a 24V ride on car to give your little one more speed and power. You need to collect the right tools and replacement parts for the…

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  • Are Ride On Toys Battery Powered?

    Are Ride On Cars Safe? Kid’s Power Wheel Safety Features

    Are Ride On Cars Safe? Yes, they are safe. Fisher-Price spends a lot in research and development to ensure Power Wheels are safe for kids. Some of the safety features include parental remote controls, safety belts, and a spring suspension system. Overall, you have nothing to worry about as long as your child is driving…

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  • Can Ride On Cars Get Wet

    Can Ride On Kids Cars Get Wet and Stay Outdoors? 9 Fixes!

    Can Ride On Kids Car Get Wet And Stay Outside? Not for long durations. Ideally, ride-on cars should not remain out during wet weather conditions. Electrical components in toy cars can get rust or damaged due to contact with water. Therefore, you should store ride-on cars indoors when the weather turns into rain or snow. …

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  • Do Power Wheels Have Seat Belts

    Do Power Wheels Have Seat Belts? How to Upgrade Them

    Yes, Power Wheels have seat belts. However, some come with decorative seat belts that don’t offer much safety to your child. You can upgrade Power Wheels seat belts to 4-point harness seat belts, especially when you have kids below three years.  It is common for parents to wonder, “Do Power Wheels have seat belts?” before…

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  • Remove Spider Webs Power Wheels

    How to Remove Spider Webs from Power Wheels in 5 Steps

    When it gets warm out, and the kids want to ride their stored-away Power Wheels, it’s time to open up that shed or go down to the basement and get them ready since they have been stored for a few months. Who knows what has been living in them? To remove spider webs from a…

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  • Will I Fit in a Go Kart

    Will I Fit in a Go Kart?

    Three things determine whether you will fit in a go-kart, namely your height, weight, and the go-kart model. Go-karts models are standardized for a certain weight and height. The standard go-kart chassis measurements are 78″ long, 28″ tall, and 52″ wide.  I have been to go-kart races with friends, and many tall and heavy people…

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