Rc car battery help?

Hi i have a 1.2v rc car batery and my car ran out of power early a then usal.So I got my voltage metre and it said the car still had 7.2v does any one know why this might be thanks.

walterh9 (author) 6 years ago
o year sory typo my keyboard is stuffed up the number pad its
Seven . Two volts
rickharris6 years ago
Sounds most strange.


Battery's can and do read differently when loaded than when checked unloaded. But your difference is vast and suggests something odd is going on.


Possibly the battery can't provide the current the car motor needs.

Re-design6 years ago
Either you're reading your meter wrong or your car is not really a 1.2v car. Maybe 9v.