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Java Java Objects Harnessing the Power of Objects Changing State

Now create a method named charge that sets the new barCount field to the maximum amount of bars available for each GoKar

Not sure what I'm doing wrong here...

class GoKart {
  public static final int MAX_BARS = 8;
  private String color;
  private int barCount;

  public void charge() {
    barCount = MAX_BARS;

  public GoKart(String color) {
    this.color = color;

  public String getColor() {
    return color;


1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You have a syntax error. Immediately below your private barCount; you have a stray closed curly brace. It believes that to now be the end of the class definition. Remove the closed curly brace, and your code passes! :sparkles:

Thanks a lot!