MOOSE J50FL-S User`s guide

user’s
guide
J50TL, J50FL & J50FL-S
MOBILITY SCOOTERS
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CONGRADULATIONS ON THE PURCHASE OF YOUR NEW SCOOTER.
WE ARE QUITE CONFIDENT THAT YOU ARE GOING TO GET ALONG.
We designed this scooter with one main objective - to provide mobility,
independance and freedom, all coupled with ease of use and a touch of
style.
This user guide is intended to help you become familiar with the ins and
outs of your scooter, so that you can ensure high performance and long
life for your scooter.
We also recommend you follow the maintanece schedule outlined in this
guide, and take advantage of our trained techinicians, both for regular
maintenance, and if you should encounter your problem.
Now, without further adieu, enjoy your mobility scooter!
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
ANATOMY OF A SCOOTER
BATTERY
BATTERY F.A.Q.
OPERATION
ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE (EMI)
SAFETY
ASSEMBLY AND DISSASSEMBLY
MAINTENANCE
SPECIFICATIONS
WARRANTY
BUYER’S REGISTRATION FORM
The manufacturer reserves the rights of final interpretation on the manual. For any printing mistakes or new improvements, the manufacturer will update in the new editions.
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FEATURES
Modular construction - disassembles in one minute without use of tools
Adjustable seat height
ON/OFF switch lock
Horn
Head light
Swing away armrests
Turning lights
360 degrees swivel seat
Rear lights
Adjustable Forward/Reverse Seat
Battery-charging indicator
Adjustable tiller
Anti-tip-off safety wheels
Dynamic regenerative braking coupled with fail-safe elec
tro-mechanical disk brake
Front and rear bumpers
Rear wheel direct drive with differential
Fully solid state controller External Battery Charger
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24-volt permanent magnet heavy duty DC motor
Accessories adapter
Automatic shut off while not in use
Electronic High/Low speed switch
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BATTERY
To ensure the best performance and maximum battery life, we recommend frequent battery charging. Your scooter comes with an external
battery charger for your ease and convenience. The console battery
display makes charging simple and easy. Follow these steps for battery
charging.
READING YOUR BATTERY VOLUME
The console battery level display has two green lights (100% and 50%),
one yellow light (25%, you’d better charge now), and one red light (almost empty, you must charge them right now).
CHARGING YOUR BATTERIES
On a dry surface, turn off the power key and plug the extension cord
into the charger socket located on the steering column. Then plug the
other end of the charger cord into a wall outlet.
Charge the battery for 6-8 hours depending on the usage before
charging. Disconnect the extension cord, insert key into tiller and check
if both green lights are on. If the right green light is flashing, remove the
key and reconnect the charger for a while longer.
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There is no possible way to overcharge the battery as the charging voltage
is set constant. In general, you may start charging before you go to bed at
night and disconnect it in the next morning. There is no possible way to
overcharge the battery as the charging voltage is set constant. In general,
you may start charging before you go to bed at night and disconnect it in
the next morning.
BATTERY F.A.Q.
How does the charger work?
When your scooter’s battery voltage is low, the charger works harder,
sending more electrical current to the battery to bring up their charge.
When the voltage approaches full level, the charger is at nearly zero
amperage. Therefore, when the charger is plugged in, it maintains the
charging on your scooter’s batteries, but will not overcharge them. But
we do not recommend that you charge your scooter for more than 24
consecutive hours.
What if my scooter’s batteries won’t charge?
Ensure that both ends of the charger cord are inserted fully.
How often must I charge the batteries?
It depends on how often you use it:
- If you use your scooter daily, charge its batteries everyday. Your scooter will be ready each morning to give you a full day of service.
- If you use your scooter once a week or less, charge its batteries at least
once a week for 12 to 14 hours at a time.
- Keep your scooter’s batteries fully charged.
- Avoid discharging your scooter’s batteries.
What type and size battery should I use?
Your scooter is equipped with two deep-cycle batteries that are sealed and
maintenance free. Use only the battery model designed for this scooter
that is supplied by Moose Mobility Scooter Co.
NOTE: Sealed batteries are not serviceable. Do not remove the caps.
Why do my new batteries seem weak?
New batteries will not delivery their full capabilities until they have been
discharged and recharged in about 5 times.
How can I ensure maximum battery life?
Fully charged deep-cycle batteries provide reliable performance and
extended battery life. Keep your scooter’s batteries fully charged whenever
possible. Batteries that are regularly and deeply discharged, infrequently
charged, or stored without a full charge may be permanently damaged,
causing unreliable performance and limited service life.
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OPERATION
ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE
BEFORE GETTING ONTO YOUR SCOOTER
- Have you fully charged the batteries? (See page 5, “Batteries and
charging.”)
- Ensure that the clutch realease lever in the open (power driven) position. Never leave the clutch realease lever in the close position unless
you are manually pushing your scooter.
- Ensure that the tiller lock knob is in the locked position. (See page 9,
“Disassembly and assembly.”)
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) from sources such as radio and TV stations, amateur
radio (HAM) transmitters, two-way radios, and cellular phones can affect powered scooter
and motorized scooters. Following the warnings listed below should reduce the chance of
unintended brake release or powered scooter movement, which could result in serious injury.
OPERATING YOUR SCOOTER
- Set the speed adjustment dial to your desired speed. The turtle indications slower speed, and the rabbit indications faster speed.
- Press the throttle control lever to move and release the lever to stop.
The green lever moves the scooter forward, and the red lever moves the
scooter backward.
Note: your scooter’s backward speed is slower than forward speed for
safety reasons.
1) Do not operate hand-held transceivers (transmitters-receivers), such as citizens band
(CB) radios, or turn ON personal communication devices, such as cellular phones, while the
powered scooter is turned ON.
2) Be aware of nearby transmitters, such as radio or TV stations, and try to avoid coming
close to them;
3) If unintended movement or brake release occurs, turn the powered scooter OFF as soon
as it is safe.
4) Be aware that adding accessories or components, or modifying the powered scooter, may
make it more susceptible to EMI (Note: There is no easy way to evaluate their effect on the
overall immunity of the powered scooter.
5) Report all incidents of unintended movement or brake release to the powered scooter
manufacturer, and note whether there is a source of EMI nearby.
If unintended motion or brake release occurs, turn the power OFF as soon as it is safe.
FDA recommends that you report all incidents of unintended motion or brake release to us
or your dealer, and if possible, note whether there was a radio wave source nearby at the time
of the incident. You may also report to FDA’s Med Watch problem reporting program. Call
1-800-FDA-1088 and ask for Form 3500.
The following warning label is included in order to make users always aware that a possibility
of electromagnetic interference exists.
We highly recommend you visit the support page on our website, moosemobilityscooter.
com/support, to learn more about electromagnetic interference.
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SAFETY
Your scooter can negotiate grass, gravel, dirt, and sand surfaces, as well
as hard paved or carpeted surfaces. However, extra caution should be
taken when operating your unit on uneven surfaces other than flat
surfaces.
You should also be aware of the potential effect of electromagnetic
interference (EMI) on scooter operation. More information about EMI
can be found on the previous page or on our website at www.moosemobilityscooter.com/support
- DO NOT drive off or over obstacles exceeding 5 cm in height.
- DO NOT make abrupt changes in direction at high speed or while
traveling on an incline.
- DO NOT climb inclines greater than 12 degrees or a rise of 2 meters
in 10 meters.
- DO NOT travel on highways and freeways; ALWAYS stay in the bike
lanes and sidewalks.
- DO NOT operate your unit when the red battery indicator light is
flashing.
- DO NOT operate your unit with the clutch lever in the disengaged
position.
- DO NOT mount or dismount your unit with power switch in the “ON”
position.
- ALWAYS make sure that the steering tiller adjustment knobs are tight.
- ALWAYS make sure that the seat is locked so that it will not swing
during operation.
- WE RECOMMEND using a seat belt and bike helmet for safety.
- DO NOT turn ON or use hand-held personal communication devices,
such as citizens band (CB) radios and cellular phones, while your scooter
is turned ON.
- BE AWARE of nearby transmitters, such as radio or TV stations and
hand-held or mobile two-way radios, and try to avoid coming close to
them.
- BE AWARE that adding accessories or components, or modifying your
scooter, may make it more susceptible to interference from radio wave
sources.
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ASSEMBLY AND DISSASSEMBLY
The scooter has been designed to assembled and disassembled quickly and easily without the use of tools. Excessive force should not be
required. If you encounter a problem, please refer to the User’s Guide,
then try again. If the problem persists, don’t hesitate to call your authorized dealer for assistance.
PIECES
The scooter consists of the following main modules, which you can put
together or dismantle without using any tools:
(1) Front chassis (2) Rear chassis (3) Seat (4) Two batteries
(5) Rear fairing
ASSEMBLY
(1) Clean the two joint heads on the rear chassis.
(2) Position the front and rear chassis such that the joint heads and
holes are aligned.
(3) Taking the wheels as swinging pivots lift the front and rear chassis
slightly till the heads and holes are at the same level.
(4) Pull the two chassis together.
(5) Insert the security pins into the positioning holes.
(6) Plug the control cable from the front chassis into the receptacle
on the rear chassis.
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(7) Adjust the tiller angle by loosening and tightening the knobs at the
lower and upper joints.
(8) Place batteries onto the floor pan and secure them.
(9) Join each battery with the branched cable first, and then join it with
the receptacle from the controller box.
(10) Join all cables with the same labeling, except the cable for turning
lights.
(11) Put the rear fairing in place and connect the cable for the turning
lights.
(12) Set the seat on the seat post and lock the seat in position by tightening the knob.
(13) Adjust the height of the seat by bolt on the seat post under the seat.
DISSASSEMBLY
To dismantle the scooter just reverse the steps for assembly.
*You must power off your scooter before dissassembly.
(1) Turn off the power and take out the power key from switch lock.
(2) Loosen and Remove the seat from the seat post.
(3) Disconnect the turning lights cable and remove the rear fairing.
(4) Disconnect the main battery cable from the controller.
(5) Unplug all battery connections.
(6) Remove the batteries from floor pan.
(7) Disconnect the front chassis cable from the controller.
(8) Fold down the tiller to horizontal.
(9) Pull out the security pins from the positioning holes.
(10) Holding the tiller by one hand and seat post by another, push away
from each other, while swinging both modules slightly up and down.
TRANSPORTATION
Of course, the best way to transport your scooter is when it’s fully assembled to avoid possible mistakes during its installation. The Journey
Series scooters can fit most car models. Following the steps below will aid
in the transportation of your scooter.
(1) Place the rear chassis first into the car trunk. Put it close to one side
and ensure that the clutch is engaged for avoiding possible movement
during the trip.
(2) Place the front chassis across the remaining section of the trunk.
(3) Load the batteries.
(4) Place the seat in a way that the upholstery is protected. In case there is
no room for the seat, place it upside down on the back seat of your car.
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MAINTENANCE
Your scooter requires proper care and maintenance. If you do not feel
confident in your ability to perform the maintenance listed below, you
may schedule inspection and maintenance with your authorized dealer.
The following areas require periodic inspection and/or care and maintenance.
TIRES
Regularly inspect your scooter’s tires for signs of wear.
WIRING
Regularly check the wiring insulation for wear or damage. Have your
authorized dealer repair or replace any damaged connectors, or insulation in case there is any damage.
AXLE BEARINGS AND THE MOTOR TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY
These items are all prelubricated, sealed, and require no subsequent
lubrication.
CONSOLE, CHARGER, AND ELECTRONICS
Keep these areas free of water. If any of these items do become exposed
to water, let dry thoroughly before using it again.
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STORAGE
If you plan not to use your scooter for an extended period of time, you
should:
- Fully charge its batteries prior to storage.
- Remove the battery pack.
- Store your scooter in a warm, dry environment, where it will be kept
from extreme temperature and weather.
In order to obtain the best performance and lasting service life, please
maintain your unit according to the following schedule and instructions:
DAILY
1. Test brake effectiveness before you drive.
2. Recharge batteries fully every night.
WEEKLY
1. Clean seat upholstery, plastic body and covers.
2. Check and tighten the throttle screw.
MONTHLY
1. Check battery condition, clean terminals if necessary.
2. Check all electrical wire connectors to eliminate loose
connections.
3. Tighten all exposed bolts and nuts.
4. Check wheel bearings by spinning tires and checking for
free rotation
YEARLY
Visit your dealership and let a technician check your scooter completely.
SPECIFICATIONS
Model Numbers
J50TL - 3 wheel
J50FL - 4 wheel
J50FL-S - 4 wheel
Standard Seating
Type: Foldable vinyl polyurethane covered
foam
Dimensions:
Width: 16.5 in (420mm)
Depth: (usable) 16 in (406mm)
Height: 13.5 in (343mm)
Material: black vinyl
Overall Length
1200 mm
Overall Width
650 mm
Weight Without Battery Pack
3-wheel: 57.2 kg
4-wheel: 63.2 kg
Turning Radius
3-wheel: 1.1 m
4-wheel: 1.2 m
Drive System
Rear-wheel drive, sealed mini transaxle ,24
volt DC motor
Forward Speed (maximum)
6.0 km/h
Dual Braking System
Electronic, regenerative, and electromechanical
Backward Speed (maximum)
3.8 km/h
Tires
Type: solid, front and rear: 8 in X 2 in.
(200X50mm)
Range Per Charge*
Up to 40 km
Ground Clearance
4.0 mm
Wheel Hub
Aluminum Alloy
Maximum Climbing Grade
12 degree
Battery Specifications
Load Capacity
120 kg (250 lb)
12V38 Ah Lead-acid battery
Weight: 14.0 kg (each)
Battery Charger
Input AC 110V/240V 50~60 Hz
Output DC 24V/5amp
*Varies with user weight, terrain type, battery condition, and tire condition
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WARRANTY
The manufacturer guarantees that the products manufactured by them
to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of
one year from the date of purchase. If, within such warrant period, any
such products shall be proven to be defective, such product shall be
repaired or replaced, at the manufacturer’s option.
To guarantee your benefits and the excellent after-sale service provided
by the manufacturer, please read the following carefully.
I) GUARANTEE CONTENTS, TARGETS AND DEADLINE:
1. Guarantee contents:
Please purchase the unit from the manufacturer or authorized dealer.
Operate according to the instructions set in this manual. The manufacturer guarantee to any quality problems concerning its manufacturing
or materials within the guarantee period.
2. Guarantee target and deadline: from the date of purchase
(1) The motor gearbox is guaranteed to replace within a month and to
repair within a year.
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(2) The controller is guaranteed to replace within 3 months. The electric
system is guaranteed within 1 year.
(3) The battery is guaranteed to change if goes under 60% of its fixed
capacity within 6 month.
(4) One year repairing is guaranteed against any misshaped frame and
broken welding seam.
(5) The color of the shroud is guaranteed if faded within 6 month.
(6) The tires, seats and other tear and wear parts are not covered by the
guarantee.
II) GUARANTEE IS NOT ENSURED WITH THE PROBLEMS CAUSED
BY THE FOLLOWING:
(1) Do not operate according to the manual.
(2) Do not get maintenance from the specified dealers.
(3) Do not use the components or parts made by our corporation.
(4) Modify the unit or its part without authorization.
(5) The warranty has expired.
(6) Incidents caused by uncontrollable factors such as typhoon,
floods, fire, earthquake or war.
BUYER’S REGISTRATION FORM
Mobility Scooters
NOTICE: SELLING DEALER SHOULD COMPLETE THIS FORM
AT THE TIME OF SALE TO REGISTER WARRANTY.
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Address: _______________________________________________
Model Number: _________________________________________
Serial Number: ______________________ Colour: _____________
Type of Purchase: Consumer ___ Rental ___ Other ___
Date of Purchase: _______________________________________
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