Category: Power Wheels Troubleshooting

If you already have a Ride On Car / Power Wheels then this is where you want to be for troubleshooting any issues the vehicle may have. I do recommend starting with the essential reading article below (Power Wheels Problems) as it covers everything and links to other articles as needed.

  • Recycle Power Wheels Battery

    How to Recycle a Power Wheels Battery | Recycling Ride-On Batteries

    To have a Power Wheels battery recycled, first remove it from the toy car and take it to one of these local stores which include Best Buy, Lowes, and Home Depot. They will have a collection area where you can drop off the batteries at which time they will dispose of them. Did you know…

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  • Power Wheels Replacement Parts

    Power Wheels Replacement and Upgrade Parts 2022 | What to Know

    There are many Power Wheels upgrade and replacement parts which include: If you’re a Power Wheels owner like me, you know that replacement parts are essential to keeping your vehicle running smoothly and for as long as possible. It can be challenging to track down replacement components for Power Wheels, but we stock everything you…

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  • Remove Yellow from Clear Plastic

    How to Remove Yellow from Clear Plastic on Power Wheels

    To remove yellowing on plastic, scrub Salon Care 40 onto the affected areas. If possible, place it in a plastic bag to keep the solution from being removed. Put in the sun for 2-3 days. This will allow the Hydrogen Peroxide to enter the plastic and pull out any discolored yellowing from Power Wheels, ATVs,…

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  • Fix a Dead Power Wheels Battery

    Can you Fix a Dead Power Wheels Battery? | Bring it Back to Life

    Charge a similar Power Wheels battery fully. Connect the negative and positive terminals of the dead battery to the respective terminals of the new battery. Connect your charger to the circuit. When the charger light turns green, remove the parallel (new) battery. Connect the charger to the dead battery. When the charger light turns green,…

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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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  • Power Wheels Steering Fix

    Power Wheels Steering Fix Guide

    A Power Wheel steering repair begins with raising the front of the ride-on car. Moving the front tires side to side will reveal the steering linkages. Turning one tire should usually force the other to turn as well. This test is the easiest and most accurate way to determine worn-out steering system parts. The steering…

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  • Power Wheels Gearbox Identification

    Comprehensive Power Wheels Gearbox Identification Guide

    The Power Wheels user manual will reveal the location of the transmission. Also, look for a serial number on the gearbox or axle housing. If that doesn’t work, try consulting with some sort of support team. Does your Power Wheels vehicle require a transmission? If that’s the case, you’ll find some helpful advice here. Use…

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  • How To Replace Power Wheels Tires

    How To Replace Tires on Power Wheels? | DIY Tips and Methods

    You can replace the tires of your Power Wheels with simple steps. There comes a time when you will have to replace the tires of your little one’s Power Wheels. It is simple to replace Power Wheels tires when you have the right tools and tires. Parents want to replace plastic tires with rubber ones…

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  • Power Wheels Motor Overheating

    Why is My Power Wheels Motor Overheating?

    Most of the time, Power Wheels motor overheating is a result of straining the motor. Some of the reasons why your Power Wheels motor is overheating are: Any parent with an active child appreciates the time a child spends on Power Wheels, giving the parent some time to relax. An overheating motor means your child…

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  • Electric Ride On Car Not Working

    How To Diagnose And Fix Electric Ride On Car Not Working

    Electric ride-on cars can be a buzzkill for your child when they stop working without notice. It would be helpful if you knew a few tricks on diagnosing and repairing your ride on a car whenever it stops working.  You don’t need any special tools to do some DIY diagnosis and repairs when an electric…

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  • Power Wheel Fuse

    Dead Power Wheels? (Power Wheels Thermal Fuse Issues)

    How To Check Power Wheel Fuse Power Wheels can stop working due to a bad fuse, and you can diagnose that using a multi-voltmeter. Connect the voltmeter to the thermal fuse and check whether you see any electric current readings. The absence of any electricity flow is an indication that you need a new thermal…

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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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  • Fix Cracked Power Wheels Tires

    How to Fix Cracked Power Wheels Tires in 4 Steps

    Fix cracked Power Wheels tires by using plastic glue or putty sealant. Prepare the toy car and clean off the thick plastic tires. One by one, fix the cracked tire by adding glue or sealant. Keep the surface area flat before it dries, then let it cure per instructions on the back. The old tires…

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  • Power Wheels Only Goes in Reverse

    Power Wheels Only Goes in Reverse | Power Wheels Won’t Go Forward Fix

    Switch wiring is the root cause of Power Wheels going in reverse, but you can fix that yourself. Other causes are a bad switch, poor installation of the shifter switch, and rust or dirt on the button. You can access the shifter switch by opening the panel that is beneath the car seats.  Overall, you…

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  • Power Wheels problems solutions

    Power Wheels Problems Solutions | 9 Most Common Faults

    As a parent, it is quite possible that you may have bought toy cars for your kids. They continue to be one of the most popular play items for your children. They are perfectly suited for children between the ages group 12 months to 7 years old. There are many features that go into making…

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