Fisher-Price 76922 Motorized Toy Car User Manual

77760
77767
77768
Product features may vary from the Product features may vary from picture above.
Owner's Manual with Assembly Instructions
For Models 77760, 77767, 77768
Please read this manual and save it with your original sales receipt.
Tools needed for assembly: Assembly tool (included)
and Phillips Screwdriver (not included). Tool needed to access battery
compartment: Slotted screwdriver (not included)
Use only with a Power Wheels® 6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) Rechargeable
Battery with Built-in Thermal Fuse and a Power Wheels® 6 Volt
(4.0 Amp/Hr.) Charger (both included).
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TABLE
OF OF
CONTENTS
TABLE
CONTENTS
A Important Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2
B Warnings and Cautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3
C Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4
D Parts Picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5
E Battery Charging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
F Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
G Decoration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
H Battery Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
I Battery Care and Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
J Safe Driving Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
K Vehicle Operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
L Vehicle Care. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
M Limited Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
N Problems and Solutions Guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION
• Your new vehicle requires adult assembly. Please set aside at least
20 minutes for assembly.
• You must charge your battery for 18 - 30 hours before you use your
vehicle for the first time. We recommend that you start charging
your battery before beginning assembly. Please see Battery Charging
beginning on page 6 for detailed instructions.
• Read this manual carefully for important safety information and
operating instructions before using your vehicle. Keep this manual
for future reference as it contains important information.
• This vehicle is designed for use on: grass, asphalt, and other hard
surfaces; on generally level terrain; and by children 12 - 36 months
of age.
• Use this vehicle ONLY outdoors. Most interior flooring can be
damaged by riding this vehicle indoors. Fisher-Price® will not be
responsible for damage to the floor if the vehicle is used indoors.
• To prevent damaging the motors and gears, do not tow anything
behind the vehicle or overload it. Do not exceed the maximum
weight capacity of 40 lbs (18 kg).
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• If you have any questions about your Power Wheels® vehicle, please
call our toll-free service lines at 1-800-348-0751 from 9 AM to 7 PM
(EST) Monday through Friday and 11 AM to 5 PM (EST) Saturday.
Trained customer service representatives are available to take your
call in English or French.
Habla Español? Si usted tiene alguna pregunta ó necesita asistencia
llame gratis 1-800-348-0755 para los Estados Unidos. Tenemos
representantes que hablan español para atender su llamada.
• For your convenience, Power Wheels® maintains an Authorized
Service Center Network with more than 300 independently owned
and operated authorized service centers nationwide. The authorized
service centers will repair or replace parts under warranty at no extra
charge, and can perform non-warranty repairs for a minimal charge.
To find the authorized service center nearest you, please visit us
on-line at www.powerwheels.com or call 1-800-348-0751.
• To register your vehicle, please visit us on-line at
www.powerwheels.com.
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WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
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ELECTRICAL HAZARD
WARNING
• Battery can fall out and injure a child if vehicle tips over. Always use battery retainer.
• PREVENT FIRE
- Never modify the electrical system. Alterations could cause a fire resulting in serious injury
and could also ruin the electrical system.
- Use of the wrong type battery or charger could cause a fire or explosion resulting in
serious injury.
- Use of Power Wheels® components in products other than Power Wheels® vehicles could
cause overheating, fire or explosion.
• The battery must be handled by adults only. The battery is heavy and contains sulfuric acid
(electrolyte). Dropping the battery could result in serious injury.
• Never allow children to charge the battery. Battery charging must be done by adults only. A child
could be injured by the electricity involved in charging the battery.
• Never lift or carry the battery by the wires or connector. This can damage the battery and
possibly cause a fire resulting in serious injury. Lift and carry the battery by the case only.
• Read the safety instructions on the battery.
• Examine the battery, charger and their connectors for excessive wear or damage each time
you charge the battery. If damage or excessive wear is detected, do not use the charger or the
battery until you have replaced the worn or damaged part.
• HOT motors. Handle carefully.
RIDING HAZARD
WARNING
• Prevent Injuries and Deaths
• Direct Adult Supervision Required.
• Never Ride At Night.
• Keep Children Within Safe Riding Areas.
These areas must be:
- away from swimming pools and other bodies of water to prevent drownings
- generally level to prevent tipovers
- away from steps, steep inclines, cars, roads and alleys.
• Riding Rules
Make sure children know and follow these rules for safe driving and riding.
- Always sit on the seat.
- Always wear shoes.
- Only 1 rider at a time.
CAUTION
• In the unassembled state, this package contains small parts. Adult assembly is required.
• Use the charger in dry locations only.
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PARTS
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• If you experience a problem with this product, or are missing a part, please call us at 1-800-348-0751, rather than return this product to
the store.
• Please identify all parts before assembly and save all packaging material until assembly is complete to ensure that no parts are discarded.
• Some parts were placed under the seat for shipment. Turn the lock fastener 1/4 turn and lift to remove the seat.
• Metal parts have been coated with a lubricant to protect them during shipment. Wipe all metal parts with a paper towel to remove any
excess lubricant.
Steering Column Cap
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6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) Battery
Vehicle (with Seat)
6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) Charger
Front Wheels Assembly
Assembly Tool
Handlebar Assembly
3/
8"
- 16 Lock Nut – 1
Shown Actual Size
Not Shown: Label Sheet
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PICTURE
TABLE OF
CONTENTS
A
D
Handlebar Assembly
Seat
Vehicle
Front
Wheel
Assembly
6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) Battery
Lock Nut
Steering Column Cap
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BATTERY
CHARGING
TABLE OF
CONTENTS
ELECTRICAL HAZARD
WARNING
• Battery can fall out and injure a child if
vehicle tips over. Always use battery retainer.
• PREVENT FIRE
- Never modify the electrical system.
Alterations could cause a fire resulting
in serious injury and could also ruin the
electrical system.
- Use of the wrong type battery or charger
could cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious injury.
- Use of Power Wheels® components in
products other than Power Wheels®
vehicles could cause overheating,
fire or explosion.
• The battery must be handled by adults only.
The battery is heavy and contains sulfuric
acid (electrolyte). Dropping the battery
could result in serious injury.
• Never allow children to charge the battery.
Battery charging must be done by adults
only. A child could be injured by the electricity involved in charging the battery.
• Never lift or carry the battery by the wires
or connector. This can damage the battery
and possibly cause a fire resulting in
serious injury. Lift and carry the battery by
the case only.
• Read the safety instructions on the battery.
• Examine the battery, charger and their
connectors for excessive wear or damage
each time you charge the battery. If damage
or excessive wear is detected, do not use
the charger or the battery until you have
replaced the worn or damaged part.
CAUTION
Use the charger in dry locations only.
About Thermal Fuses
Your Power Wheels 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) battery is equipped with a
built-in thermal fuse. The thermal fuse is a self-resetting safety device
which automatically “trips” and shuts down operation of the vehicle if
the vehicle is overloaded or the driving conditions too severe. Once
a fuse has “tripped”, release the button on the handlebar and wait
approximately 25 seconds before operating the vehicle again. To
avoid repeated automatic shut-downs, do not overload the vehicle by
exceeding the 40 lbs (18 kg.) maximum weight capacity or by towing
anything behind the vehicle. Avoid severe driving conditions, such as
driving up slopes or running into fixed objects, which can cause the
wheels to stop spinning while power is still being supplied to the motors.
If a thermal fuse in a battery continually trips under normal driving
conditions, please contact your local Power Wheels® Authorized
Service Center. For the location of the Authorized Service Center
nearest to you, visit us on-line at www.powerwheels.com, or call
1-800-348-0751.
Important Notes
• Your new battery must be charged for at least 18 hours before
you use it in your vehicle for the first time.
• We recommend that you start charging your battery before beginning
assembly of your new vehicle.
• The battery must be upright while charging.
• The charger is not a toy.
• Do not short circuit the battery.
• You do not need to remove the battery from your vehicle to
recharge it.
• Before charging the battery, examine the battery case for cracks
and other damage which may cause sulfuric acid (electrolyte) to leak
during the charging process. If damage is detected, do not charge
the battery or use it in your vehicle. Battery acid is very corrosive
and can cause severe damage to surfaces it contacts.
• Do not charge the battery on a surface (such as a kitchen counter top)
which could be damaged by the acid contained inside the battery.
Take precautions to protect the surface on which you charge
your battery.
• Use only a Power Wheels 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) charger (input 120
VAC 60 Hz 6W) with an output of 6 VDC 2.4W (400 mA) to charge
your Power Wheels 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) battery.
• Adults Note: Regularly examine the charger for damage to the cord,
plug, housing or other parts that may result in the risk of fire,
electric shock or injury. In the event of any damage, do not use the
charger until the damage has been properly repaired. Please call
1-800-348-0751.
• If your battery is old and will not accept a charge, do not leave it in
the vehicle. Always remove a dead battery from the vehicle.
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BATTERY CHARGING
IMPORTANT! The battery must be removed from your vehicle for
the initial charge in order to complete assembly. After assembly is
complete, you do not need to remove the battery from your vehicle
to recharge it.
Charger
Connector
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Battery
Connector
Unlocked
Seat
3
• Plug the battery connector into the charger connector.
Lock
Fastener
1
• Locate the lock fastener in the back end of the seat.
• Using a slotted screwdriver, turn the lock fastener 1/4 turn to the
unlocked position
.
• Lift the seat from the vehicle.
Battery
Retainer
Battery
2
4
• Plug the charger into a standard wall outlet.
Note: Use the charger only in a wall outlet. Do not plug the charger into
a ceiling outlet. If power flow to the wall outlet is controlled by a switch,
make sure the switch is ON.
• Before first time use, charge the battery for at least 18 hours.
Never charge the battery longer than 30 hours.
• Recharge the battery after each use of your vehicle for at least
14 hours. Do not charge the battery longer than 30 hours.
• Once the battery is charged, disconnect the charger connector
from the battery connector. Unplug the charger from the wall outlet.
The battery is now ready to be installed in your vehicle. Please see
“Battery Installation” on page 11 for detailed instructions on installing
your battery. If your battery is already installed in your vehicle,
simply re-connect the battery connector and motor connector and
replace the battery retainer.
Battery
Compartment
• Loosen the screw in the battery retainer and remove it.
• Lift the battery retainer and remove the battery from the battery compartment.
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ASSEMBLY
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WARNING
Front
Wheels
Assembly
Children can be harmed by small parts,
sharp edges and sharp points in the
vehicle's unassembled state, or by electrical
items. Care should be taken in unpacking
and assembly of the vehicle. Children should
not handle parts, including the battery,
or help in assembly of the vehicle.
Hole
in Axle
Groove
in Grille
Steering Column
Large Round
Opening
Handlebar
Connector
Steering
Column
2
Small
Square
Opening
1
Handlebar
Tubes
FRONT BOTTOM VIEW
• Turn the vehicle over so that it rests on the handlebar.
• Position the front wheels assembly so that the grille is toward the
front end of the vehicle. Fit the front wheels assembly onto the
handlebar tubes.
• Fit the end of the steering column through the groove in the grille
and then through the hole in the front axle.
REAR VIEW
• Fit the steering column and the handlebar connector on the handlebar
assembly down through the large round opening in the vehicle.
• Fit the handlebar connector back through the small square opening.
in the vehicle.
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F
Pull Up
Assembly Tool
Lock Nut
Steering Column
Rounded Side Up
3
• Place the lock nut (rounded side up) on to the end of the
steering column.
• Tighten the lock nut firmly using the closed end of the assembly tool.
Steering
Column
Cap
5
SIDE VIEW
• Turn the vehicle upright.
• Pull the handlebar up to be sure the steering column is secure.
• If you can remove the steering column, you have not assembled
the steering column retainer correctly. Please refer back to assembly
steps 3 and 4.
Handlebar
Connector
4
• “Snap” the steering column cap over the lock nut.
Motor
Connector
6
REAR VIEW
• Plug the handlebar connector into the motor connector.
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DECORATION
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Proper label application will help to keep the labels looking their best! When applying labels, keep the following guidelines in mind:
• Wash your hands before applying the labels.
• Before applying the labels, wipe the surface of the vehicle with a clean, dry cloth to remove any dust or oils.
• Place the labels exactly as shown in the illustrations.
• For best results, avoid repositioning a label once it has been applied to the vehicle.
• After applying a label, rub the label firmly with a clean, dry cloth to make sure the label is adhered to your vehicle.
Start at the center of a label, and smooth towards the outer edges to remove air bubbles.
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BATTERY INSTALLATION
IMPORTANT! Use only a Power Wheels® 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.)
battery and built-in thermal fuse. Use of any other battery will
damage your vehicle. Make sure that you charge the battery for
at least 18 hours using the enclosed Power Wheels® 6 volt
(4.0 Amp/Hr.) charger before operating your vehicle for the first
time. Charge the battery for at least 14 hours after each use of the
vehicle. Never charge the battery longer than 30 hours. Failure to
follow these instructions may damage your battery and will void
your warranty.
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6 Volt
Battery
Seat
Unlocked
Battery
Compartment
Lock
Fastener
3
• Fit the Power Wheels® 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr) battery inside the battery
compartment with the wires facing towards the rear of the vehicle.
Battery
Retainer
1
• Locate the lock fastener in the back end of the seat.
• Using a slotted screwdriver, turn the lock fastener 1/4 turn to the
unlocked position
.
• Lift the seat from the vehicle.
Battery
Retainer
Battery
4
• Place the battery retainer over the battery.
• Replace the screw through the end of the battery retainer and into
the vehicle.
• Tighten the screw with a Phillips screwdriver. Do not over-tighten.
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• Loosen the screw in the battery retainer and remove it.
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BATTERY INSTALLATION
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Locked
Battery
Connector
Motor
Connector
5
Lock Fastener
• Plug the battery connector into the motor connector.
Hint: If the battery connector will not plug into the motor connector,
turn it over and try again! Do not force the battery connector into
the motor connector.
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• Using a slotted screwdriver, turn the lock fastener 1/4 turn to the
locked position
.
IMPORTANT! Always remember to keep the lock fastener locked at all
times to prevent children from accessing the battery.
Seat Tab
Slot
Seat
6
• Insert the front tab on the seat into the slot in the vehicle.
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BATTERY CARE AND DISPOSAL
Care
Disposal
If a battery leak develops, avoid contact with the leaking acid and
place the damaged battery in a plastic bag. See information below
for proper disposal.
If acid comes in contact with skin or eyes, flush with cool water for
at least 15 minutes and call a physician.
If acid is internally ingested, give water, milk of magnesia or egg
whites immediately. Never give emetics or induce vomiting.
Call a physician.
• Charge a new battery for at least 18 hours before first use.
Never charge the battery longer than 30 hours. Overcharging or
undercharging the battery may shorten battery life and decrease
vehicle running time.
• After the first charge, recharge the battery for at least 14 hours after
each use. Never charge the battery longer than 30 hours. Charge the
battery after each use, regardless of how long the vehicle was used.
• The battery must be upright while charging.
• Do not allow the battery to run down completely before charging.
• Charge the battery before storing the vehicle.
• Charge the battery at least once per month, even if the vehicle has
not been used.
• Leaving the battery in a discharged condition will ruin it.
• Always remove an exhausted battery from the vehicle. Battery
leakage and corrosion can damage the vehicle.
• Do not store the battery on a surface (such as a kitchen counter top)
which could be damaged by the acid contained inside the battery.
Take precautions to protect the surface on which you store
the battery.
• Do not store the battery in temperatures above 75° F or below -10° F.
• Use only a Power Wheels® 6 volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) battery. Remember
to charge the new battery for at least 18 hours before first use.
• Prevent the battery from moving freely inside the battery compartment. Always use the battery retainer to secure the battery in the
battery compartment.
• Examine the battery, charger and their connectors for excessive wear
or damage each time you charge the battery. If damage is detected,
do not use the charger or the battery until you have replaced the
worn or damaged part.
• Your Power Wheels® battery is a non-spillable sealed lead-acid
battery. It must be recycled or disposed of in an environmentally
sound manner.
• Do not dispose of a lead-acid battery in a fire. The battery may
explode or leak.
• Do not dispose of a lead-acid battery in your regular, household trash.
The incineration, landfilling or mixing of sealed lead-acid batteries
with household trash is prohibited by law in most areas.
• Protect the environment by not disposing of this product with
household waste (2002/96/EC). Check your local authority for
recycling advice and facilities (Europe only).
• Return an exhausted battery to a federal or state approved lead-acid
battery recycler, such as a Power Wheels® authorized service center
or a local seller of automotive batteries. For the authorized service
center location nearest to you, please visit us on-line at
www.powerwheels.com or call 1-800-348-0751. Contact your
local waste management officials for other information regarding
the environmentally sound collection, recycling and disposal of
lead-acid batteries. If you live in the State of Florida or the State of
Minnesota, it is prohibited by law for anyone to throw away lead-acid
batteries in the municipal waste stream.
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SAFE DRIVING RULES
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RIDING HAZARD
WARNING
• Prevent Injuries and Deaths
• Direct Adult Supervision Required.
• Never Ride At Night.
• Keep Children Within Safe Riding Areas.
These areas must be:
- away from swimming pools and other
bodies of water to prevent drownings
- generally level to prevent tipovers
- away from steps, steep inclines, cars,
roads and alleys.
• Riding Rules
Make sure children know and follow
these rules for safe driving and riding.
- Always sit on the seat.
- Always wear shoes.
- Only 1 rider at a time.
Teach Safety Rules to Children
While children can quickly develop the skill necessary to drive this
vehicle, it is important to remember that their judgment skills are still
very immature. Unsupervised driving by children can lead to serious
injury. Before children use this vehicle, an adult should carefully
evaluate the driving area as well as the children’s skill level and ability
to drive this vehicle safely. Children are not always able to recognize
or anticipate hazards, even when they have been taught about them.
There is no acceptable substitute for direct adult supervision.
Teach appropriate safety rules to your child before allowing operation
of this vehicle. These rules should also be reviewed with neighborhood
children or other playmates who want to drive this vehicle.
Riding Rules
Make sure children know and follow these rules for safe driving:
1. Always sit on the seat.
2. Always wear shoes.
3. Only 1 (one) rider at a time. A child who is not sitting on the seat or
who is standing on the vehicle could fall off, cause a tip-over or block
the driver’s view. A child could be seriously injured.
4. Do not allow any child to drive the vehicle in the street or near moving
(motorized) vehicles.
5. Do not allow any child to drive near bodies of water (such as pools
or creeks), obstructions (such as furniture, low tree limbs or play
equipment), or drop-offs (such as stairs or decks).
6. Do not allow any child to drive the vehicle in the dark. A child could
encounter unexpected obstacles and have an accident. Operate the
vehicle only in the daytime or a well-lit area.
7. Do not allow your child to drive on sloped or inclined surfaces.
Restrict your child’s driving to generally level ground ONLY!
Restrict your child’s driving to areas that are generally level.
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8. Do not allow your child to drive down or across a steep slope.
- The vehicle may gain unsafe speed, even if the button is released
to stop.
- The vehicle may tilt and tip over.
- The wheels could lose traction, causing the vehicle to slip.
9. Do not allow your child to drive up steep inclines. The motor may stop
and the vehicle could roll backwards at an unsafe speed.
10. Never put anything near any moving parts. Rotating parts such as
motors, gear boxes and wheels can snag fingers, hair, etc., causing
serious injury. Do not allow operation of the vehicle when it is on its
side or in an upside-down position.
11. Do not operate the vehicle near flammable vapors (gasoline, paint
thinner, acetone, liquid wax, etc.). The vehicle’s electrical switches,
like most electrical switches, emit an internal spark when first turned
on or turned off. The presence of flammable liquids or vapors could
cause an explosion or a fire. Keep all flammable products in tightly
sealed containers and away from the vehicle.
12. Do not allow a child to operate the vehicle without direct adult
supervision. To prevent unsupervised use of the vehicle, disconnect
the motor harness from the battery connector when the vehicle is not
in use.
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VEHICLE OPERATION
IMPORTANT! Use this vehicle ONLY outdoors. Most interior
floor-ing can be damaged by riding this vehicle indoors. FisherPrice® will not be responsible for damage to the floor if the vehicle
is used indoors.
Drive Forward
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VEHICLE CARE
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• Check all screws, lock nut, cap nuts and their protective coverings
regularly and tighten as required. Check plastic parts on a regular
basis for cracks or broken pieces.
• During snowy or rainy weather, the vehicle should be stored inside
or under a protective cover. Remember to charge the battery at least
once per month while your vehicle is not in regular use.
• Avoid operating the vehicle in wet or snowy conditions, and do not
spray the vehicle with a hose. Do not wash the vehicle with soap
and water. Water or moisture in the motors or electrical switches can
cause them to corrode, and could cause switch or motor failure.
• Avoid operating the vehicle on sand, loose dirt or gravel. Sand, loose
dirt or gravel in the motors or electrical switches can cause them to
jam, and could cause switch or motor failure.
• The vehicle can be wiped down with a soft, dry cloth. For a shiny
finish, you can wipe plastic parts with a non-wax furniture polish
applied to a soft-cloth. Do not use automotive wax. Do not use soap
and water or spray the vehicle with a hose.
• To ensure that your vehicle stays in good operating order,
we recommend that you periodically have your vehicle checked
by a Power Wheels® authorized service center. For the location
of the authorized service center nearest you, please visit us on-line
at www.powerwheels.com or call 1-800-348-0751.
• Press and hold the button on the handlebar. The vehicle drives
forward at a maximum of 2 mph.
• Help your child practice steering to learn how far and how quickly to
turn the handlebar when driving.
• Release the button to stop!
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LIMITED WARRANTY
Bumper-to-Bumper* Limited Warranty
*One year limited warranty from the date of purchase on the Power Wheels® vehicle.
Six month limited warranty on the 6 volt battery.
For the original purchaser, this one year limited warranty covers the Power Wheels® ride-on vehicle (purchased from Power Wheels®) against
defects in materials and workmanship. The six month limited warranty applies only to the 6 volt battery included by Power Wheels® with the
original purchase of the vehicle.
This warranty covers normal use and does not cover the Power Wheels® vehicle or battery if damaged by unreasonable use, neglect,
accident, abuse, misuse, improper service or other causes not arising out of defects in materials or workmanship. Evidence of any attempt at
consumer repair will void this warranty. THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER, AND IS INTENDED TO EXCLUDE, ANY LIABILITY ON THE
PART OF POWER WHEELS®, WHETHER UNDER THIS WARRANTY OR IMPLIED BY LAW FOR ANY INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF WARRANTY. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION SO THIS LIMITATION
MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Should you need service or assistance with your vehicle during the warranty period, do not return the vehicle to the store.
Power Wheels® has provided a nationwide network of authorized service centers. If there is not an authorized service center in your area,
please visit us on-line at www.powerwheels.com or call Consumer Relations for information, 1-800-348-0751.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state.
PLEASE SAVE YOUR ORIGINAL SALES RECEIPT.
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IMPORTANT! If you experience a problem with your vehicle, first check the Problems and Solutions Guide below. If you still experience a
problem, please contact Power Wheels® Consumer Relations, toll-free at 1-800-348-0751 between 9 AM - 7 PM (EST) Monday through Friday
and 11 AM - 5 PM (EST) Saturday. Or, contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service center. For the location nearest you, please visit
us on-line at www.powerwheels.com, or call 1-800-348-0751.
PROBLEM
Vehicle does not run
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Undercharged battery
SOLUTION
Charge the battery. A new battery should have been
charged for at least 18 hours before using the vehicle for
the first time. After first-time use, recharge the battery for
at least 14 hours after each use. Never charge the battery
longer than 30 hours.
Check all connectors. Make sure the battery connector is
tightly plugged into the charger connector, and that the
charger is plugged into the wall.
Make sure power flow to the wall outlet is “ON”.
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Charger is not working
There is no sure way to tell if your charger is working unless
you have a volt meter. If you suspect there is a problem with
your charger, contact your local Power Wheels® authorized
service center. They can test your charger for you.
Tripped thermal fuse
The built-in thermal fuse may "trip" and shut down operation
of the vehicle if the vehicle is overloaded or the driving
conditions too severe. Once a fuse has "tripped", release the
button on the handlebar and wait approximately 25 seconds
before operating the vehicle again. To avoid repeated
automatic shutdowns, do not overload the vehicle by
exceeding the 40 lb maximum weight capacity or by towing
anything behind the vehicle. Do not drive up hills or run into
fixed objects, which can cause the wheels to stop spinning
while power is still being supplied to the motors. If a thermal
fuse continually trips, contact your local Power Wheels®
authorized service center.
Loose wires or loose connectors
Check all wires and connectors. Make sure the battery
connector is tightly plugged into the motor connector and that
there are no loose wires around the motors.
Dead battery
If your battery is old or if you have not followed Battery
Care instructions, your battery may be dead. If you are
unsure whether or not the battery is dead, you can have
it tested at your local Power Wheels® authorized
service center.
Electrical switch damage
The electrical switches can become corroded due to
exposure to water or moisture, or can jam due to loose dirt,
sand or gravel. Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized
service center for diagnosis and repair.
Motor damage
Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service center
for diagnosis and repair.
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PROBLEM
Vehicle was running but
suddenly stopped
Short run time (Less than
1 - 3 hours per charge)
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
Loose wires or loose connectors
Check all wires and connectors. Make sure the battery
connector is tightly plugged into the motor connector,
and that there are no loose wires around the motors.
Tripped thermal fuse
The built-in thermal fuse may "trip" and shut down operation
of the vehicle if the vehicle is overloaded or the driving
conditions too severe. Once a fuse has "tripped", release
the button on the handlebar and wait approximately 25
seconds before operating the vehicle again. To avoid
repeated automatic shutdowns, do not overload the vehicle
by exceeding the 40 lb maximum weight capacity or by
towing anything behind the vehicle. Do not drive up hills or
run into fixed objects, which can cause the wheels to stop
spinning while power is still being supplied to the motors.
If a thermal fuse continually trips, contact your local Power
Wheels® authorized service center.
Undercharged battery
Charge the battery. A new battery should have been
charged for at least 18 hours before using the vehicle for
the first time. After first-time use, recharge the battery for
at least 14 hours after each use. Never charge the
battery longer than 30 hours.
Check all wires and connectors. Make sure the battery
connector is tightly plugged into the charger connector,
and that the charger is plugged into the wall.
Make sure power flow to the wall outlet is “ON”.
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Overcharged battery
Do not charge the battery longer than 30 hours. If you
suspect that your battery is damaged as a result of
overcharging, contact your local Power Wheels® authorized
service center. They can test the battery for you.
Battery is old and will not
accept full charge
Even with proper care, a rechargeable battery does not
last forever. Average battery life is 1 to 3 years depending
on vehicle use and use conditions. Replace only with a
Power Wheels® 6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) battery with built-in
thermal fuse. Do not substitute parts.
Tripped thermal fuse
The built-in thermal fuse may "trip" and shut down operation
of the vehicle if the vehicle is overloaded or the driving
conditions too severe. Once a fuse has "tripped", release
the button on the handlebar and wait approximately 25
seconds before operating the vehicle again. To avoid
repeated automatic shutdowns, do not overload the vehicle
by exceeding the 40 lb maximum weight capacity or by
towing anything behind the vehicle. Do not drive up hills or
run into fixed objects, which can cause the wheels to stop
spinning while power is still being supplied to the motors.
If a thermal fuse continually trips, contact your local Power
Wheels® authorized service center.
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PROBLEM
Vehicle runs sluggishly
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Undercharged battery
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SOLUTION
Charge the battery. A new battery should have been
charged for at least 18 hours before using the vehicle for
the first time. After first-time use, recharge the battery for
at least 14 hours after each use. Never charge the battery
longer than 30 hours.
Check all connectors. Make sure the battery connector
is tightly plugged into the charger connector, and that the
charger is plugged into the wall.
Make sure power flow to the wall outlet is “ON”.
Battery needs charging
Be sure to charge the battery after each use.
Battery is old and will not
accept full charge
Even with proper care, a rechargeable battery does not
last forever. Average battery life is 1 to 3 years depending
on vehicle use and use conditions. Replace only with a
Power Wheels® 6 Volt (4.0 Amp/Hr.) battery with built-in
thermal fuse. Do not substitute parts.
Vehicle is overloaded
Make sure you do not overload the vehicle by allowing
more than one rider at one time, exceeding the 40 lb.
maximum weight capacity, or by towing objects behind
the vehicle.
Driving conditions are too stressful
Use only on generally level ground.
Loose wire or connector
Check all wires around the motors and all connectors to
make sure they are tight.
Motor or electrical switch damage
Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service
center for diagnosis and repair.
Loose wire or connector
Check all wires around the motors and all connectors
to make sure they are tight.
“Dead Spot” on motor
Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service
center for diagnosis and repair.
Battery’s thermal fuse constantly
"trips", but the vehicle is not
overloaded nor the driving
conditions too severe
Damaged battery
Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service
center for diagnosis and repair.
Loud clacking or grinding
noise from a motor-gearbox
Broken gears
Contact your local Power Wheels® authorized service
center for diagnosis and repair.
Charger gets warm during use
It is normal for some chargers to get
warm during use and is not reason
for concern. Some chargers do not
get warm during use.
No action required.
Sometimes the vehicle doesn’t
run, but other times it does
When the button is pressed,
the vehicle won’t run without
a push
Battery makes a sizzling or
gurgling noise when charging
It is normal for some batteries to
make noise and swell slightly while
charging and is not reason for concern.
If your charger does not get warm during
use, it does not mean that it is not working properly.
No action required.
If your battery does not make noise or swell slightly
during charging, it does not mean that it is
not accepting the charge.
If, after reviewing the Problems and Solutions Guide, the vehicle still fails to operate, please contact your nearest authorized service center.
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Before first-time use,
you must charge the battery
18 hours!
Charge the battery immediately after each use.
Charge the battery once a month, even if the vehicle
is not used or stored.
Do not return
your vehicle to the store!
We're a toll-free phone call away, and we can help.
If you are missing parts or need assistance, please call:
1-800-348-0751
Or contact your local independently owned and operated
Power Wheels® Authorized Service Center.
For the location nearest you, visit us on-line at www.powerwheels.com.
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