Overland 24V, 12A Battery Packs
Overland battery powered electric carts run off of sealed lead-acid batteries. The batteries are rechargeable and replaceable. Overland has sought out the best options on the market to ensure top performance and top quality. This post will explain how Overland batteries work, how they can be replaced and where to buy them.
Overland 24V, 12A Battery Pack
Overland Battery Packs consists of TWO 12V batteries in series. These two batteries are held in a steel case that provides a stable connection to the cart. The most important thing to do before attempting to replace the batteries or battery pack is to verify the size of your battery pack. The best way to do this is to remove the battery pack from the Overland Cart and check the graphic on the front of the battery pack. The Amp Hr rating will be indicated on the front graphic. The most common battery pack sizes are | 24V, 12A | – |24V, 21A| and |24V, 39A|. The 24V, 12A battery pack is the focus of this blog post. The graphic on the front will look like one of the two options. This is the older version.
This is the current graphic for the battery pack.
Where can I buy batteries?
One of the Overland selling points is the easy battery replacement. OEM replacement batteries can be purchased through Amazon or most local battery supply stores. The battery for the 24V, 12A battery pack can be found on Amazon: PS-12120F2. **Two batteries will need to be purchased.** Please note: These batteries will only work on the 24A, 12A Battery Packs.
How do I replace my batteries?
Our Overland Cart Owner’s Manual for carts with 12V, 12A Battery Packs provides step by step instructions to replace the batteries. View the manual.
Do you have a spec sheet for the Power Sonic batteries?
Yes, you can view it here: Power Sonic PS12120 Spec Sheet
Can I buy a battery pack direct from Overland?
Yes, if you would like to buy an extra battery pack or a replacement battery pack, you can purchase it online: Overland 12V, 12A Battery Pack. We also sell
How many hours does the standard battery pack last?
Under normal use in normal conditions, the battery pack will provide 6-8 hours of continuous use.
How long does it take to charge the battery pack?
The battery pack takes 6-8 hours to charge fully. Overland recommends leaving the charger on over night.
Can I overcharge the batteries?
No, the battery management system prevents overcharging. The batteries will reach their max charge and then the charger will stop supplying charge.
What’s a battery cycle and how many cycles can the battery handle?
A battery cycle happens when a battery is charged and then experiences a level of discharge, then is recharged. This can be done hundreds of time over the life of the battery pack, but every battery does have a limit. Overland puts an estimated total life of 300-500 charge/discharge cycles. It’s recommended to recharge the battery pack after each extended use or at the end of the day. This maximizes the health of the battery pack and ensures you get the most possible cycles out of the battery pack.
Do you offer a warranty on the batteries?
Yes, we offer a one year warranty on the batteries. This is included with the Overland Cart Standard Warranty. For warranty issues, please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: 877-447-2648.
Can I buy a 24V, 24A battery pack?
Yes, the 24V, 24A battery pack is compatible with all Overland powered carts. It provides longer run times. It can be purchased online: Overland 24V, 24A Battery Pack
What charger do I need?
The standard 24V, 12A battery pack can only use the standard 24V, 2A charger. There is a charger built in to each Overland Cart. If a battery pack is purchased as a back up, an extra charger will also need to be purchased. The standard 24V, 2A charger can be used on the standard battery pack and the extended range battery pack.
Does it matter which charger I buy?
Yes, if the extended range 24V, 5A charger is used on standard battery pack it will push too much electricity through the batteries, which is extremely dangerous. The extended range charger can be purchased for use with the extended range battery pack. It can be purchased here: Extended range battery charger
What if I have more questions?
Please contact us through phone, email or live chat.
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View the battery spec sheet: Power Sonic PS12120 Spec Sheet