How do I figure out what kind of battery my Vento Zip R3i scooter has and how to re-charge it?

by Christine
(Salt Lake City, UT)

Hello. I can't charge my battery, and I can't even tell what kind it is! By this point, I'm extremely exasperated, because I have no idea where to start anymore, and no where can I find an answer to my question.

My scooter brand doesn't seem to exist, my battery doesn't seem to exist, and no one can answer my question, and I'm hoping you can.

My Vento Zip R3i (not the turbocharge!!) worked fine when I bought it, and drove it home in the fall. It stayed in my garage over winter time, but I was a good owner and went out and started it every so often, and it started up just fine.

Then the weather got nice, and I went out to drive it, and it wouldn't start. I figured it was because the extremely small battery was dead, poor thing. So after weeks and weeks (maybe even a month or so), I finally got a new charger because my old one was dead, and I hooked it up today, and it won't charge my battery.

So I took the battery out to have a look, and discovered it's an AGM battery, which the charger has a setting for, but still won't charge. I can't tell what type of battery it is. The battery says "Engergizer 4L-BS Premium AGM Technology" on it, and the symbols to recycle it.

Aside from standard hazard warnings, there's nothing else on it. I don't even know the voltage. I can't find the battery on Google, or Monster Scooter Parts, or your site, and I'm tired of looking, quite frankly.

So, my question is to you, what type of battery is it, how do I charge it, and if not, how on earth do I get my scooter to start? Help! I'm a little stuck! Any clear answers are greatly, greatly appreciated. Thanks for your time.

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Apr 12, 2012
battery NEW
by: Anonymous

YUASA/YB4L-4 Battery

Apr 06, 2011
Try This
by: Jim Zeiser

Given the numbers you're saying, it's a 4 amp battery and if it's AGM the previous owner bought it from Walmart or an auto parts store. I've had really good luck at Advance Auto Parts buying my batteries so you could try them. First I would take it out and go to Walmart and see if they know. After that Advance Auto.

Also I have a friend in the business-John Sanchez at GS Motorworks 1-888-400-3253. He's their parts guy extraordinaire. Call and talk to him and I'll bet he could direct you to a place to pick one up. Let us know what happened.

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