I have no formal experience with power scooters. Only
experience I've had was briefly being able to work on a power
wheel chair for a woman I dated some years ago.
My guess is the motors on your scooter are 24 volts. This
means that both batteries are supplying the same amperage
(current) to the motor.
With an unmatched set, the one battery will go dead a lot
sooner. The new battery will be under much greater load. Being
unevenly yoked, so to speak. So, your new battery will go dead
It isn't what you wanted to hear, but I'm guessing that in
the long run you will find it cheaper to replace both batteries
at the same time. Used 12 volt batteries are useful to HAM radio
operators, CB radio users, and folks like me who are into
emergency prep. Might also be useful for someone who's trying to
make an extra capacity Uninterruptable Power Supply for his
Wish I could save you a few bucks. I suspect a two- battery
replacement will be cheaper in the long run.
Christopher A. Young
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