In 1994, Power Wheels was purchased by . Following Mattel's acquisition of Kransco, the Power Wheels line immediately became part of toys out of . With the addition of new vehicle licenses the new Power Wheels by and lines did well.
If this is the case, then there is a good chance that the Power Wheels battery is on the decline. Over a period of time sulfating is a big issue with lead based batteries - this is the process of crystals forming on the negative plates of the battery a restricting the amount of active material that can function in the battery, causing a loss in capacity and a resistance to accepting a full charge. This type of battery does have a chance to recover some of its capacity by using one of the newer style smart chargers on it, however if you did not already have this charging unit you may find that it costs as much as getting a new Power Wheels battery.
Kids can now live out the fantasy of driving a real Boss Mustang with the new Power Wheels Boss Mustang Ride On in Kona Blue from Fisher Price. The new Power Wheels Boss Mustang is a two seater and it features Boss styling, ‘Boss 302′ window decal plus Boss hood and side stripes. It also features a sound box with Boss motor sounds, adjustable seat and a cup holder for your kids Capri Sun or Juice Box.