pathrider - Moreton Medical Equipment

PATHRIDER
Available From
Moreton Medical Equipment
Ph: (07) 3284 2811
1/107 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe
www.moretonmedicalequipment.com.au
SAFETY
GUIDELINES
WARNING! An authorised Pride Provider or qualified technician must perform the initial
setup of this scooter and must perform all of the procedures in this manual.
The symbols below are used throughout this owner's manual and on the scooter to identify warnings and important
information. It is very important for you to read them and understand them completely.
WARNING! Indicates a potentially hazardous condition/situation. Failure to follow
designated procedures can cause either personal injury, component damage, or
malfunction. On the product, this icon is represented as a black symbol on a yellow triangle
with a black border.
MANDATORY! These actions should be performed as specified. Failure to perform
mandatory actions can cause personal injury and/or equipment damage. On the product,
this icon is represented as a white symbol on a blue dot with a white border.
PROHIBITED! These actions are prohibited. These actions should not be performed at any
time or in any circumstances. Performing a prohibited action can cause personal injury
and/or equipment damage. On the product, this icon is represented as a black symbol with
a red circle and a red slash.
Please fill out the following information for quick reference:
Pride Provider:_____________________________________________________________________
Address:__________________________________________________________________________
Phone Number:__________________________
Purchase Date:__________________________ Serial Number:______________________________
NOTE: This owner’s manual is compiled from the latest specifications and product information available at the time of publication. We reserve the right to make changes as they become necessary. Any
changes to our products may cause slight variations between the illustrations and explanations in this
manual and the product you have purchased. The latest/current version of this manual is available on
our website.
This product is manufactured by:
Pride Mobility Products Corporation
182 Susquehanna Avenue
Exeter, PA 18643-2694
USA
Copyright © 2008
Pride Mobility Products Corp.
INFMANU3628/Rev C/April 2008
088 609 661
CONTENTS
I.
INTRODUCTION......................................................................................................................... 4
II.
SAFETY ......................................................................................................................................... 5
III. YOUR SCOOTER...................................................................................................................... 19
IV.
BATTERIES AND CHARGING ............................................................................................ 24
V.
OPERATION ............................................................................................................................... 30
VI. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS................................................................................................ 32
VII. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY ..................................................................................... 34
VIII. BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................................................................. 36
IX. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................ 38
X.
WARRANTY................................................................................................................................ 41
APPENDIX I - SPECIFICATIONS .............................................................................................. 42
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SAFETY
Welcome to Pride Mobility Products Corporation (Pride). The product you have purchased combines state-of
the-art components with safety, comfort, and styling in mind. We are confident the design features will provide you
with the conveniences you expect during your daily activities. Understanding how to safely operate and care for
this product should bring you years of trouble free operation and service.
Read and follow all instructions, warnings, and notes in this manual and all other accompanying literature before
attempting to operate this product for the first time. In addition, your safety depends upon you, as well as your
provider, carer, or healthcare professional in using good judgement.
If there is any information in this manual which you do not understand, or if you require additional assistance for
setup or operation, please contact your authorised Pride Provider. Failure to follow the instructions, warnings,
and notes in this manual and those located on your Pride product can result in personal injury or product
damage and will void Pride’s product warranty.
PURCHASER’S AGREEMENT
By accepting delivery of this product, you promise that you will not change, alter, or modify this product or remove
or render inoperable or unsafe any guards, shields, or other safety features of this product; fail, refuse, or neglect to
install any retrofit kits from time to time provided by Pride to enhance or preserve the safe use of this product.
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY
Before using your scooter, make sure your delivery is complete as some components may be individually packaged. If you do not receive a complete delivery, please contact your authorised Pride Provider immediately. Where
damage has occurred during transport, either to the packaging or content, please contact the delivery company
responsible.
INFORMATION EXCHANGE
We want to hear your questions, comments, and suggestions about this manual. We would also like to hear about
the safety and reliability of your new scooter, and about the service you received from your authorised Pride
Provider. Please notify us of any change of address, so we can keep you apprised of important information about
safety, new products, and new options that can increase your ability to use and enjoy your scooter. Please feel free
to contact us at the address below:
Pride Mobility Products Australia Pty. Ltd.
21 Healey Road
Dandenong, 3175
Victoria, Australia
NOTE: If you ever lose or misplace your product registration card or your copy of this manual, contact
us and we will be glad to send you a new one immediately.
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PRODUCT SAFETY SYMBOLS
The symbols below are used on the scooter to identify warnings, mandatory actions, and prohibited actions. It is
very important for you to read and understand them completely.
Pinch/Crush points created during assembly.
Corrosive chemicals contained in battery.
EMI-RFI- This product has been tested and passed at an immunity level of 20 V/m.
Do not lift the mobility vehicle while seated in it.
Do not lift the mobility vehicle while seated in it.
Explosive conditions exist!
Read and follow the information in the owner’s manual.
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Maximum seating weight.
Do not place the scooter in freewheel mode on a decline or incline.
Unlocked and in freewheel mode.
Place unit on level ground and stand to one side when changing from drive mode
to freewheel mode or freewheel mode to drive mode.
Locked and in drive mode.
Wear safety goggles.
Use only AGM or Gel-Cell batteries to reduce the risk of leakage or explosive
conditions.
Do not remove anti-tip wheels.
Do not use a cell phone, walkie/talkie, laptop, or other radio transmitter while
operating.
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Avoid exposure to rain, snow, ice, salt, or standing water whenever possible.
Maintain and store in a clean and dry condition.
Removal of grounding prong can create electrical hazard. If necessary, properly
install an approved 3-pronged adapter to an electrical outlet having 2-pronged plug
access.
Do not connect an extension lead to the AC/DC converter or the battery charger.
Contact with tools can cause electrical shock.
Do not allow unsupervised children to play near the scooter while the batteries are
charging.
Do not use batteries with different amp-hour (Ah) capacities. Do not mix old and
new batteries. Always replace both batteries at the same time.
Keep your hands away from the tyres when driving. Be aware that loose fitting
clothing can become caught in drive tyres.
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Battery charger for indoor use only.
Disposal and recycling - Contact your authorised Pride Provider for information on
proper disposal and recycling of your Pride product and its packaging.
Contains Lead.
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GENERAL
MANDATORY! Do not operate your new scooter for the first time without completely reading
and understanding this owner’s manual.
Your scooter is a state-of-the-art life-enhancement device designed to increase mobility. Pride provides an
extensive variety of products to best fit the individual needs of the scooter user. Please be aware that the final
selection and purchasing decision regarding the type of scooter to be used is the responsibility of the scooter
user, who is capable of making such a decision, and his/her healthcare professional (i.e., medical doctor, physical therapist, etc.).
The contents of this manual are based on the expectation that a mobility device expert has properly fitted the
scooter to the user and has assisted the prescribing healthcare professional and/or the authorised Pride Provider in
the instruction process for the use of the product.
There are certain situations, including some medical conditions, where the scooter user will need to practice
operating the scooter in the presence of a trained attendant. A trained attendant can be defined as a family member
or care professional specially trained in assisting a scooter user in various daily living activities.
As you begin using your scooter during daily activities, you will probably encounter situations in which you will
need some practice. Simply take your time and you will soon be in full and confident control as you maneuver
through doorways, on and off lifts, up and down ramps, and over moderate terrain.
Below are some precautions, tips, and other safety considerations that will help you become accustomed to
operating the scooter safely.
MODIFICATIONS
Pride has designed and engineered your scooter to provide maximum mobility and utility. However, under no
circumstances should you modify, add, remove, or disable any feature, part, or function of your scooter.
WARNING! Do not modify your scooter in any way not authorised by Pride. Do not use
accessories if they have not been tested or approved for Pride products.
REMOVABLE PARTS
WARNING! Do not attempt to lift or move your scooter by any of its removable parts,
including the armrests, seat, or shroud.
PRE-RIDE SAFETY CHECK
Get to know the feel of your scooter and its capabilities. Pride recommends that you perform a safety check before
each use to make sure your scooter operates smoothly and safely.
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Perform the following inspections prior to using your scooter:
! Check for proper tyre inflation. Maintain but do not exceed the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on
each tyre if equipped with pneumatic tyres.
! Check all electrical connections. Make sure they are tight and not corroded.
! Check all harness connections. Make sure they are secured properly.
! Check the brakes.
! Check battery charge.
If you discover a problem, contact your authorised Pride Provider for assistance.
TYRE INFLATION
If your scooter is equipped with pneumatic tyres, you should check or have the air pressure checked at least
once a week. Proper inflation pressures will prolong the life of your tyres and help ensure the smooth operation
of your scooter.
WARNING! It is critically important that the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on
the tyre be maintained in pneumatic tyres at all times. Do not underinflate or overinflate
your tyres. Low pressure may result in loss of control, and overinflated tyres may burst.
Failure to maintain the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on the pneumatic tyres
at all times may result in tyre and/or wheel failure.
WARNING! Inflate your scooter tyres from a regulated air source with an available pressure
gauge. Inflating your tyres from an unregulated air source could overinflate them, resulting
in a burst tyre.
NOTE: If the tyres on your scooter list the psi rating only, use the following conversion formulas to
find the bar or kPa rating: bar = psi x 0.06895; kPa = psi x 6.89476.
WEIGHT LIMITATIONS
Your scooter is rated for a maximum weight capacity. Refer to the specifications table for information.
MANDATORY! Stay within the specified weight capacity for your scooter. Exceeding the
weight capacity voids your warranty. Pride will not be held responsible for injuries and/or
property damage resulting from failure to observe weight limitations.
WARNING! Do not carry passengers on your scooter. Carrying passengers on your scooter
may affect the centre of gravity, resulting in a tip or a fall.
INCLINE INFORMATION
More and more buildings have ramps with specified degrees of inclination, designed for easy and safe access.
Some ramps may have turning switchbacks (180-degree turns) that require you to have good cornering skills on
your scooter.
! Proceed with extreme caution as you approach the downgrade of a ramp or other incline.
! Take wide swings with your scooter around any tight corners. If you do that, the scooter’s rear wheels will
follow a wide arc, not cut the corner short, and not bump into or get hung up on any railing corners.
! When driving down a ramp, keep the scooter’s speed adjustment set to the slowest speed setting to ensure a
safely controlled descent.
! Avoid sudden stops and starts.
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When climbing an incline, try to keep your scooter moving. If you must stop, start up again slowly, and then
accelerate cautiously. When driving down an incline, do so by setting the speed adjustment dial to the slowest
setting and driving in the forward direction only. If your scooter starts to move down the incline faster than you
anticipated or desired, allow it to come to a complete stop by releasing the throttle control lever. Then push the
throttle control lever forward slightly to ensure a safely controlled descent.
WARNING! When on any sort of an incline or decline, never place the scooter in freewheel
mode, especially when seated on it or standing next to it.
WARNING! When climbing an incline, do not zigzag or drive at an angle up the face of the
incline. Drive your scooter straight up the incline. This greatly reduces the possibility of a
tip or a fall. Always exercise extreme caution when negotiating an incline.
WARNING! Do not drive your scooter across the side of an incline or diagonally up or down
an incline; do not stop, if possible, while driving up or down an incline.
WARNING! You should not travel up or down a potentially hazardous incline (i.e., areas
covered with snow, ice, cut grass, or wet leaves).
WARNING! Even though your scooter is capable of climbing slopes greater than those
illustrated in figure 1, do not, under any circumstances, exceed the incline guidelines or
any other specifications presented in this manual. Doing so could cause instability in your
scooter.
Handicap public access ramps are not subject to government regulation in all countries, and therefore do not
necessarily share the same standard percent of slope. Other inclines may be natural or, if man-made, not designed
specifically for scooters. Figure 1 illustrates your scooter’s stability and its ability to climb grades under various
weight loads and under controlled testing conditions.
These tests were conducted with the scooter’s seat in the highest position and adjusted rearward on the seat base
to its farthest rearward position. Use this information as a guideline. Your scooter’s ability to travel up inclines is
affected by your weight, your scooter’s speed, your angle of approach to the incline, and your scooter setup.
WARNING! Any attempt to climb or descend a slope steeper than what is shown in figure
1 may put your scooter in an unstable position and cause it to tip.
WARNING! Never carry an oxygen tank weighing more than 6.8 kg (15 lbs.). Never fill the
front or rear basket with contents exceeding 6.8 kg (15 lbs.).
158.75 kg
14.1% (8°)
Figure 1. Maximum Recommended Incline Angle
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When you approach an incline, it is best to lean forward. See figures 2 and 2A. This shifts the centre of gravity of
you and your scooter toward the front of the scooter for improved stability.
NOTE: When negotiating ramps, if the throttle control lever is released while moving forward, the
powered scooter may "roll back" approximately 30.48 cm (12 in.) before the brake engages. If the
throttle control lever is released while moving in reverse, the powered scooter may "roll back" approximately 1 metre (3 feet) before the brake engages.
Figure 2. Normal Driving Position
Figure 2A. Increased Stability Driving Position
CORNERING INFORMATION
Excessively high cornering speeds can create the possibility of tipping. Factors which affect the possibility of
tipping include, but are not limited to, cornering speed, steering angle (how sharply you are turning), uneven road
surfaces, inclined road surfaces, riding from an area of low traction to an area of high traction (such as passing from
a grassy area to a paved area – especially at high speed while turning), and abrupt directional changes. High
cornering speeds are not recommended. If you feel that you may tip over in a corner, reduce your speed and
steering angle (i.e., lessen the sharpness of the turn) to prevent your scooter from tipping.
WARNING! When cornering sharply, reduce your speed and maintain a stable centre of
gravity. When using your scooter at higher speeds, do not corner sharply. This greatly
reduces the possibility of a tip or fall. Always exercise common sense when cornering.
BRAKING INFORMATION
Your scooter is equipped with these powerful brake systems:
! Regenerative: Uses electricity to rapidly slow the vehicle when the throttle control lever returns to the centre/
stop position.
! Disc Park Brake: Activates mechanically after regenerative braking slows the vehicle to near stop, or when
power is removed from the system for any reason.
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OUTDOOR DRIVING SURFACES
Your scooter is designed to provide optimum stability under normal driving conditions—dry, level surfaces composed of concrete, blacktop, or tarmac. However, Pride recognises that there will be times when you will encounter other surface types. For this reason, your scooter is designed to perform admirably on packed soil, grass, and
gravel. Feel free to use your scooter safely on lawns and in park areas.
! Reduce your scooter’s speed when driving on uneven terrain and/or soft surfaces.
! Avoid tall grass that can become tangled in the running gear.
! Avoid loosely packed gravel and sand.
! If you feel unsure about a driving surface, avoid that surface.
PUBLIC STREETS AND ROADWAYS
WARNING! You should not operate your scooter on public streets and roadways. Be aware
that it may be difficult for traffic to see you when you are seated on your scooter. Obey all
local pedestrian traffic rules. Wait until your path is clear of traffic, and then proceed with
extreme caution.
STATIONARY OBSTACLES (STEPS, KERBS, ETC.)
WARNING! Do not drive near raised surfaces, unprotected ledges, and/or drop-offs (kerbs,
porches, stairs, etc.).
WARNING! Do not attempt to have your scooter climb or descend an obstacle that is
inordinately high.
WARNING! Do not attempt to have your scooter proceed rearward down any step, kerb, or
other obstacle. This may cause the scooter to tip.
WARNING! Be sure your scooter is traveling perpendicular to any kerb you may be required
to ascend or descend. See figures 3 and 3A.
WARNING! Do not attempt to negotiate a kerb that has a height greater than 5 cm (2 in.).
Figure 3. Correct Kerb Approach
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INCLEMENT WEATHER PRECAUTIONS
Exposure of your scooter to inclement weather conditions should be avoided whenever possible. If suddenly
caught up in rain, snow, severe cold or heat while operating your scooter, proceed to shelter at the earliest opportunity. Thoroughly dry your scooter before storing, charging, or operating your scooter.
PROHIBITED! Operating in rain, snow, salt, mist/spray conditions, and on icy/slippery
surfaces can cause damage to the scooter and electrical system. Maintain and store your
scooter in a dry and clean condition.
WARNING! Prolonged exposure to hot or cold conditions may affect the temperature of
upholstered and non-upholstered items on the scooter, possibly resulting in skin irritation.
Exercise caution when using your scooter in extremely hot or cold conditions or when
exposing your scooter to direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time.
FREEWHEEL MODE
Your scooter is equipped with a manual freewheel lever that, when engaged, allows the scooter to be pushed. For
more information about how to place your scooter into and out of freewheel mode, see III. “Your Scooter.”
WARNING! When your scooter is in freewheel mode, the braking system is disengaged.
! Disengage the drive motors only on a level surface.
! Ensure the key is removed from the key switch.
! Stand to the side of the scooter to engage or disengage freewheel mode. Never sit on
a scooter to do this.
! After you have finished pushing your scooter, always return it to the drive mode to lock
the brakes.
An added feature built into the scooter is “push-too-fast” protection which safeguards the scooter against gaining
excessive speed while in freewheel mode.
“Push-too-fast” operates differently depending on which of two conditions exists:
! If the key is switched “off” while in freewheel mode, the scooter’s controller activates regenerative braking
when the scooter is pushed faster than a maximum threshold which has been preprogrammed. In this case, the
controller is acting as a speed governor.
! If the key is switched “on” while in freewheel mode, you will encounter considerable resistance at any speed.
This prevents the scooter from gaining unwanted momentum should the manual freewheel lever inadvertently
be released while driving the scooter.
STAIRS AND ESCALATORS
Scooters are not designed to travel up or down stairs or escalators. Always use a lift.
WARNING! Do not use your scooter to negotiate steps or escalators.
DOORS
! Determine if the door opens toward or away from you.
! Use your hand to turn the knob or push the handle or push-bar.
! Drive your scooter gently and slowly forward to push the door open. Or drive your scooter gently and slowly
rearwards to pull the door open.
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LIFTS
Modern lifts have a door edge safety mechanism that, when pushed, reopens the door(s).
! If you are in the doorway of a lift when the door(s) begin to close, push on the rubber door edge or allow the
rubber door edge to contact the scooter and the door will reopen.
! Use care that handbags, packages, or scooter accessories do not become caught in lift doors.
NOTE: If your scooter’s turning radius is greater than 152.4 cm (60 in.), it may be difficult to maneuver
in lifts and building entrances. Use caution when attempting to turn or maneuver your scooter in small
spaces, and avoid areas that might pose a problem.
LIFT/ELEVATION PRODUCTS
If you will be traveling with your scooter, you may find it necessary to use a lift/elevation product to aid in transportation. Pride recommends that you closely review the instructions, specifications, and safety information set forth
by the manufacturer of the lift/elevation product before using that product.
WARNING! Never sit on your scooter when it is being used in connection with
any type of lift/elevation product. Your scooter was not designed with such use
in mind and any damage or injury incurred from such use is not the responsibility
of Pride.
BATTERIES
In addition to following the warnings below, be sure to comply with all other battery handling information.
MANDATORY! Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories contain lead and
lead compounds. Wear goggles and gloves when handling batteries and wash
hands after handling.
WARNING! Scooter batteries are heavy. See specifications table. If you are unable
to lift that much weight, be sure to get help. Use proper lifting techniques and
avoid lifting beyond your capacity.
WARNING! Always protect the batteries from freezing and never charge a frozen
battery. Charging a frozen battery may result in damage to the battery.
WARNING! Connect the battery harnesses in the proper manner. RED (+) cables
must be connected to positive (+) battery terminals/posts. BLACK (-) cables must
be connected to negative (-) battery terminals/posts. Protective caps should be
installed over all battery terminals. REPLACE cables immediately if damaged.
BATTERY DISPOSAL AND RECYCLING
If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag. Contact your local waste
disposal agency or your authorised Pride Provider for instructions on disposal and battery recycling, which is our
recommended course of action.
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PREVENTING UNINTENDED MOVEMENT
WARNING! If you anticipate being seated in a stationary position for an extended period
of time, turn off the power. This will prevent unexpected motion from inadvertent throttle
control lever contact.
MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSPORT
Pride recommends that you do not remain seated in your scooter while traveling in a motor vehicle. The scooter
should be stowed in the boot of a car or in the back of a truck or van with batteries removed and properly secured.
WARNING! Although your scooter may be equipped with a positioning belt, this belt is not
designed to provide proper restraint during motor vehicle transport. Anyone traveling in a
motor vehicle should be properly secured in the motor vehicle seat with safety belts fastened
securely.
WARNING! Do not sit on your scooter while it is in a moving vehicle.
WARNING! Always be sure your scooter and its batteries are properly secured when it is
being transported. Batteries should be secured in an upright position and protective caps
should be installed on the battery terminals. Batteries should not be transported with any
flammable or combustible items.
GETTING ONTO AND OFF OF YOUR SCOOTER
Getting onto and off of your scooter requires a good sense of balance. Please observe the following safety tips
when getting onto and off of your scooter:
! Remove the key from the key switch.
! Ensure that your scooter is not in freewheel mode. See III. “Your Scooter.”
! Make certain that the seat is secured into place.
! Pivot the armrests up to make getting onto and off of the scooter easier.
WARNING! Position yourself as far back as possible in the scooter seat to prevent the
scooter from tipping.
WARNING! Avoid putting all of your weight on the scooter armrests and do not use the
armrests for weight bearing purposes, such as transfers. Such use may cause the scooter
to tip, resulting in a fall from the scooter and personal injury.
WARNING! Avoid putting all of your weight on the floorboard. Such use may cause the
scooter to tip.
REACHING AND BENDING
Avoid reaching or bending while driving your scooter. Bending forward creates the risk of accidental throttle
control lever contact. Bending to the side while seated creates the risk of tipping. It is important to maintain a stable
centre of gravity and keep the scooter from tipping. Pride recommends that the scooter user determine his/her
personal limitations and practice bending and reaching in the presence of a qualified attendant.
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WARNING! Do not bend, lean, or reach for objects if you have to pick them up from the
scooter deck or from either side of the scooter. Movements such as these may change
your centre of gravity and the weight distribution of the scooter and cause your scooter
to tip.
PROHIBITED! Keep your hands away from the tyres when driving. Be aware that loose
fitting clothing can become caught in drive tyres.
POSITIONING BELTS
Your authorised Pride Provider, therapist(s), and other healthcare professionals are responsible for determining
your requirement for a positioning belt in order to operate your scooter safely.
WARNING! If you require a positioning belt to safely operate your scooter, make sure it is
fastened securely.
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS/PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS
The scooter user must exercise care and common sense when operating his/her scooter. This includes awareness of
safety issues when taking prescribed or over-the-counter drugs or when the user has specific physical limitations.
WARNING! Consult your physician if you are taking prescribed or over-the-counter
medication or if you have certain physical limitations. Some medications and limitations
may impair your ability to operate your scooter in a safe manner.
ALCOHOL/SMOKING
The scooter user must exercise care and common sense when operating his/her scooter. This includes awareness
of safety issues while under the influence of alcohol or while smoking.
WARNING! Do not operate your scooter while you are under the influence of alcohol, as
this may impair your ability to drive safely.
WARNING! Pride strongly recommends that you do not smoke cigarettes while seated in
your scooter, although the scooter has passed the necessary testing requirements for
cigarette smoking. You must adhere to the following safety guidelines if you decide to
smoke cigarettes while seated in your scooter.
! Do not leave lit cigarettes unattended.
! Keep ashtrays a safe distance from the seat cushions.
! Always make sure cigarettes are completely extinguished before disposal.
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ELECTROMAGNETIC AND RADIO FREQUENCY INTERFERENCE (EMI/RFI)
WARNING! Laboratory tests have shown that electromagnetic and radio frequency waves
can have an adverse affect on the performance of electrically-powered mobility vehicles.
Electromagnetic and Radio Frequency Interference can come from sources such as cellular phones, mobile twoway radios (such as walkie-talkies), radio stations, TV stations, amateur radio (HAM) transmitters, wireless
computer links, microwave signals, paging transmitters, and medium-range mobile transceivers used by emergency
vehicles. In some cases, these waves can cause unintended movement or damage to the control system. Every
electrically-powered mobility vehicle has an immunity (or resistance) to EMI. The higher the immunity level, the
greater the protection against EMI. This product has been tested and has passed at an immunity level of 20 V/M.
WARNING! Be aware that cell phones, two-way radios, laptops, and other types of radio
transmitters may cause unintended movement of your electrically-powered mobility vehicle
due to EMI. Exercise caution when using any of these items while operating your mobility
vehicle and avoid coming into close proximity of radio and TV stations.
WARNING! The addition of accessories or components to the electrically-powered mobility
vehicle can increase the susceptibility of the vehicle to EMI. Do not modify your scooter in
any way not authorised by Pride.
WARNING! The electrically-powered mobility vehicle itself can disturb the performance
of other electrical devices located nearby, such as alarm systems.
NOTE: For further information on EMI/RFI, visit the Resource Center on www.pridemobility.com. If
unintended motion or brake release occurs, turn your scooter off as soon as it is safe to do so. Contact
your authorised Pride Provider to report the incident.
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III. YOUR
SCOOTER
TILLER CONSOLE
The tiller console houses all of the controls needed to drive your scooter, including the speed adjustment dial, key switch,
battery condition meter, status LED, horn buttons, lights switch, and the throttle control lever. See figure 4.
PROHIBITED! Do not expose the tiller console to moisture. In the event that the tiller
console does become exposed to moisture, do not attempt to operate your scooter until
the tiller console has dried thoroughly.
STATUS LED
BATTERY CONDITION METER
SPEED ADJUSTMENT DIAL
KEY SWITCH
THROTTLE
CONTROL
LEVER
HORN BUTTON
THROTTLE
CONTROL
LEVER
LIGHTS SWITCH
HORN BUTTON
Figure 4. Tiller Console Components
Speed Adjustment Dial
This dial allows you to preselect and limit your scooter’s top speed.
! The image of the tortoise represents the slowest speed setting.
! The image of the hare represents the fastest speed setting.
Key Switch
! Insert the key into the key switch and turn it clockwise to power up (turn on) your scooter.
! Turn the key anticlockwise to power down (turn off) your scooter.
WARNING! If the key is turned to the “off” position while your scooter is in motion, the
electronic brakes will engage and your scooter will come to an abrupt stop!
Battery Condition Meter
When the key is fully inserted and turned clockwise to power up your scooter, this meter indicates the approximate
battery voltage strength. For further information on battery charging, see IV. “Batteries and Charging.”
Status LED
The status LED alerts you to electrical problems that may occur with the scooter. The LED remains constantly lit
while your scooter is on. If your scooter develops an electrical problem, the status LED will flash a code. See VIII.
“Basic Troubleshooting” for flash codes.
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SCOOTER
Horn Buttons
These buttons activate a warning horn. Your scooter must be powered up for the horn to be operational. Do not
hesitate to use the warning horn when doing so may prevent accident or injury.
Lights Switch
This switch controls your scooter’s lighting system.
! Toggle the switch forward to turn on the front lower light.
! Toggle the switch rearward to turn off the front lower light.
WARNING! Scooter users are required to use their lights when visibility is restricted—day
or night.
Throttle Control Lever
This lever allows you to control the forward speed and the reverse speed of your scooter up to the maximum speed
you preset with the speed adjustment dial.
To Move Forward, use either of the following:
! Use your left thumb to push the left side of the throttle control lever.
! Use your right hand fingers to pull back on the right side of the throttle control lever.
To Move Rearward, use either of the following:
! Use your right thumb to push the right side of the throttle control lever.
! Use your left hand fingers to pull back on the left side of the throttle control lever.
Release the throttle control lever and allow your scooter to come to a complete stop before engaging the other side
of the lever. When the throttle control lever is completely released, it automatically returns to the centre “stop”
position and engages your scooter’s brakes.
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SCOOTER
Off-board Charger Port
The off-board charger power lead plugs into this port
during battery charging. The off-board charger port is
located on the tiller. See figure 5.
Electrical System Fuses
Your scooter is equipped with a series of electrical system fuses, which help protect the off-board charging system, key switch, and lighting system from receiving an
overload of electrical current. These fuses are the same
type used in automobiles and are located in a compartment on the tiller. See figure 6. See IX. “Care and Maintenance” for fuse replacement.
OFF-BOARD
CHARGER PORT
Figure 5. Off-board Charger Port
NOTE: Keep all electrical areas clean and free of
moisture and foreign material.
OFF-BOARD CHARGER (10A)
KEY SWITCH (5A)
LOWER HEADLIGHT (1A)
Figure 6. Tiller Console Fuses
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SCOOTER
REAR SECTION
The batteries, anti-tip wheels, motor/transaxle assembly, main circuit breaker (reset button), and the manual freewheel lever are located on the rear section of your scooter. See figure 7.
BATTERY
BATTERY
MANUAL FREEWHEEL LEVER
MOTOR/TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY
ANTI-TIP WHEELS
Figure 7. Rear Section
Batteries
The batteries store electrical energy that powers your scooter. See IV. “Batteries and Charging ” for information
on how to charge your scooter batteries.
Anti-Tip Wheels
The anti-tip wheels are an integral and important safety feature of your scooter. They are bolted to the frame at the
rear of the scooter.
PROHIBITED! Do not remove the anti-tip wheels or modify your scooter in any way that is
not authorised by Pride.
Motor/Transaxle Assembly
The motor/transaxle assembly is an electromechanical unit that converts electrical energy from your scooter’s
batteries into the controlled mechanical energy that drives the scooter’s wheels.
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Main Circuit Breaker (Reset Button)
When the voltage in the batteries becomes low or your
scooter is heavily strained because of excessive loads,
the main circuit breaker may trip to protect the motor and
electronics from damage. When the breaker trips, the entire
electrical system shuts down. See figure 8.
! The reset button pops out when the breaker trips.
! Allow a minute or so for the electronics to “rest.”
! Push in the reset button to reset the breaker.
! If the breaker trips frequently, you may need to charge
the batteries more often or have your authorised Pride
Provider perform a load test on the batteries.
! If the main circuit breaker trips repeatedly, see your
authorised Pride Provider for service.
SCOOTER
MAIN CIRCUIT BREAKER
Figure 8. Main Circuit Breaker
Manual Freewheel Lever
Whenever you need or want to push your scooter for short distances, you can put it in freewheel mode.
1. Remove the key from the key switch.
2. Push forward on the manual freewheel lever to disable the drive system and the brake system. This will enable
you to push the scooter.
3. Pull back on the manual freewheel lever to reengage the drive and the brake systems and take your scooter out
of freewheel mode.
WARNING! When your scooter is in freewheel mode, the braking system is disengaged.
! Disengage the drive motors only on a level surface.
! Ensure the key is removed from the key switch.
! Stand to the side of the scooter to engage or disengage freewheel mode. Never sit on
a scooter to do this.
! After you have finished pushing your scooter, always return it to the drive mode to lock
the brakes.
NOTE: If the scooter is placed in freewheel mode (manual freewheel lever forward) while the key is in
the “on” position, the scooter will not run until the manual freewheel lever is pushed rearward and the
key is turned to the “off” position, then back to the “on” position.
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I V . B AT T E R I E S A N D C H A R G I N G
BATTERIES AND CHARGING
Your scooter requires two long-lasting, 12-volt, deep-cycle batteries that are sealed and maintenance free. They
are recharged by an off-board charging system.
! Charge your scooter’s batteries prior to using it for the first time.
! Keep the batteries fully charged to keep your scooter running smoothly.
READING YOUR BATTERY VOLTAGE
The battery condition meter on the tiller console indicates the approximate strength of your batteries using a colour code. From right to left,
green indicates fully charged batteries, yellow indicates a draining charge,
and red indicates that an immediate recharge is necessary. See figure 9.
To ensure the highest accuracy, the battery condition meter should be
checked while operating your scooter at full speed on a dry, level surface.
CHARGING YOUR BATTERIES
PROHIBITED! Removal of grounding prong can
create electrical hazard. If necessar y,
properly install an approved 3-pronged adapter
to an electrical outlet having 2-pronged plug
access.
Figure 9. Battery Condition Meter
PROHIBITED! Never use an extension lead to plug in your battery charger. Plug
the charger directly into a properly wired standard electrical outlet.
PROHIBITED! Do not allow unsupervised children to play near the scooter while
the batteries are charging. Pride recommends that you do not charge the
batteries while the scooter is occupied.
MANDATORY! Read the battery charging instructions in this manual and in the
manual supplied with the battery charger before charging the batteries.
WARNING! Explosive gases may be generated while charging the batteries.
Keep the scooter and battery charger away from sources of ignition such as
flames or sparks and provide adequate ventilation when charging the batteries.
WARNING! You must recharge your scooter’s batteries with the supplied offboard charger. Do not use an automotive-type battery charger.
WARNING! Inspect the battery charger, wiring, and connectors for damage before
each use. Contact your authorised Pride Provider if damage is found.
WARNING! Do not attempt to open the battery charger case. If the battery
charger does not appear to be working correctly, contact your authorised Pride
Provider.
WARNING! If the battery charger is equipped with cooling slots, then do not
attempt to insert objects through these slots.
WARNING! If your battery charger has not been tested and approved for outdoor
use, then do not expose it to adverse or extreme weather conditions. If the
battery charger is exposed to adverse or extreme weather conditions, then it
must be allowed to adjust to the difference in environmental conditions before
use indoors. Refer to the manual supplied with the battery charger for more
information.
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The off-board charger supplied with your scooter is equipped with a 115/230 voltage switch. Confirm that this
switch is in the proper position for your locality. If you are not sure what the voltage is in your country, contact
your local electricity provider before inserting the charger power lead plug into your electrical outlet. If the
setting is incorrect, the charger will not function properly. Slide the voltage switch to the appropriate position.
See figure 10.
The LED lights on the charger indicate different charger conditions at various times: charger power on, charging in
progress, charging complete. Refer to the label on the charger for a complete explanation of these indicators.
OFF
PLUGS INTO THE OFF-BOARD
CHARGER PORT
VOLTAGE SWITCH
ON
PLUGS INTO ELECTRICAL
OUTLET
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Figure 10. Charger On/Off and Voltage Switches
Figure 10A. Off-Board Charger
Follow these easy steps to charge your batteries safely:
1. Position the front of your scooter close to a standard electrical outlet.
2. Remove the key from the key switch.
3. Make sure that the manual freewheel lever is in the drive position.
4. Make sure that the charger’s on/off switch is in the OFF position. See figure 10.
5. Plug the 3-pin charger power lead into the off-board charger port. See figures 5 and 10A.
6. Extend the charger power lead and plug it into the electrical outlet.
7. Turn the charger on. We recommend that you charge the batteries for 8 to 14 hours.
8. When the batteries are fully charged, turn the charger off and unplug the charger power lead from the electrical
outlet and then from the off-board charger port.
NOTE: There is a charger inhibit function on your scooter. The scooter will not run and the battery
condition meter will not operate while the batteries are charging.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How does the charger work?
When your scooter’s battery voltage is low, the charger works harder, sending more electrical current to the
batteries to bring up their charge. As the batteries approach a full charge, the charger sends less and less electrical
current. When the batteries are fully charged, the current sent from the charger is at nearly zero amperage. Therefore, when the charger is plugged in, it maintains the charge on your scooter’s batteries, but does not overcharge
them. We do not recommend that you charge your scooter’s batteries for more than 24 consecutive hours.
Can I use a different charger?
Chargers are selected precisely for particular applications and are especially matched to the type, size, and chemical formulation of specific batteries. For the safest and most efficient charging of your scooter’s batteries we
recommend only use of the charger supplied as original equipment with your Pride product. Any charging method
resulting in batteries being charged individually is especially prohibited.
What if my scooter’s batteries won’t charge?
! Ensure the red (+) and black (-) battery cables are connected properly to the battery terminals.
! Ensure both battery harnesses that extend from the batteries are plugged into their mating harness leading to
the charger.
! Ensure both ends of the charger power lead are inserted fully.
How often must I charge the batteries?
Two major factors must be considered when deciding how often to charge your scooter’s batteries:
! All day scooter use on a daily basis.
! Infrequent or sporadic scooter use.
With these considerations in mind, you can determine how often and for how long you should charge your scooter’s
batteries. We designed the off-board charger so that it will not overcharge your scooter’s batteries. However, you
may encounter some problems if you do not charge your batteries often enough and if you do not charge them on
a regular basis. Following the guidelines below will provide safe and reliable battery operation and charging.
! If you use your scooter daily, charge its batteries as soon as you finish using it for the day. Your scooter will be
ready each morning. We recommend that you charge your scooter’s batteries for 8 to 14 hours after daily use.
! 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 deeply discharging your scooter’s batteries.
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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. Protect your scooter and batteries from extreme heat or cold. Batteries
that are regularly and deeply discharged, infrequently charged, stored in extreme temperatures, or stored without
a full charge may be permanently damaged, causing unreliable performance and limited service life.
How can I get maximum range or distance per charge?
Rarely will you have ideal driving conditions—smooth, flat, hard driving surfaces with no wind or curves. Often,
you will face hills, pavement cracks, uneven and loosely packed surfaces, curves, and wind, all of which affect the
distance or running time per battery charge. Below are a few suggestions for obtaining the maximum range per
battery charge.
! Always fully charge your scooter’s batteries prior to daily use.
! Maintain but do not exceed the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on each tyre for pneumatic tyres.
! Plan your route ahead to avoid as many hills, cracked, broken, or soft surfaces as possible.
! Limit your baggage weight to essential items.
! Try to maintain an even speed while your scooter is in motion.
! Avoid stop-and-go driving.
What type and size of battery should I use?
We recommend deep-cycle batteries that are sealed and maintenance free. Both AGM and Gel-Cell are deepcycle batteries that are similar in performance. Do not use wet-cell batteries, which have removable caps.
WARNING! Corrosive chemicals are contained in batteries. Use only AGM or
Gel-Cell batteries to reduce the risk of leakage or explosive conditions.
NOTE: Sealed batteries are not serviceable. Do not remove the caps.
How do I change a battery in my scooter?
MANDATORY! Battery posts, terminals, and related accessories contain lead and
lead compounds. Wear goggles and gloves when handling batteries and wash
hands after handling.
WARNING! Always use two batteries of the exact same type, chemistry, and amphour (Ah) capacity. Refer to the specifications table in this manual and in the
manual supplied with the battery charger for recommended type and capacities.
WARNING! Do not mix old and new batteries. Always replace both batteries at the
same time.
WARNING! Contact your authorised Pride Provider if you have any questions
regarding the batteries in your scooter.
WARNING! Do not replace the batteries while the scooter is occupied.
WARNING! The batteries on your scooter should only be serviced or replaced by
an authorised Pride Provider or a qualified technician.
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To change the batteries in your scooter:
1. Remove the seat and battery shroud.
2. Disconnect the battery tie-down strap.
3. Disconnect the battery harnesses by pulling them
straight up. See figure 11.
4. Disconnect the battery cables from the battery terminals by sliding back the terminal boots and unscrewing the nut from the bolt. See figure 11A.
5. Remove the old batteries from the battery wells.
6. Place a new battery in each battery well. Face the battery terminals of both batteries away from the seat
post. See figures 11 and 12.
7. Connect the red battery cable to the positive (+) battery terminal on each battery.
8. Connect the black battery cable to the negative (-)
battery terminal on each battery.
9. Reposition the terminal boots over the battery
terminals.
10. Reconnect the battery harnesses.
11. Reconnect the battery tie-down strap.
12. Reinstall the battery shroud and seat.
BATTERY TERMINALS UNDER BOOTS
BATTERY
HARNESS
CONNECTIONS
Figure 11. Battery Removal/Installation
Figure 11A. Cable to Terminal Connections
Figure 12. Battery Wiring Diagram
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Why do my new batteries seem weak?
Deep-cycle batteries employ a different chemical technology than that used in car batteries, nickel-cadmium batteries (nicads), and other common battery types. Deep-cycle batteries are specifically designed to provide power,
drain down their charge, and then accept a relatively quick recharge.
We work closely with our battery manufacturer to provide batteries that best suit your scooter’s specific electrical
demands. Fresh batteries are shipped fully charged to our customers. During shipping, the batteries may encounter
temperature extremes that can influence their initial performance. Heat diminishes the charge on the battery; cold
slows the available power and extends the time needed to recharge the battery.
It may take a few days for the temperature of your scooter’s batteries to stabilise and adjust to their new room or
ambient temperature. More importantly, it takes a few charging cycles (partial draining followed by full recharging)
to establish the critical chemical balance that is essential to a deep-cycle battery’s peak performance and long life.
Follow these steps to properly break in your scooter’s new batteries for maximum efficiency and service life:
1. Fully recharge any new battery prior to its initial use. This charging cycle brings the battery up to about 88% of
its peak performance level.
2. Operate your new scooter in familiar and safe areas. Drive slowly at first, and do not travel too far from your
home or familiar surroundings until you have become accustomed to your scooter’s controls and have properly
broken in your scooter’s batteries.
3. Fully recharge the batteries. They should be at over 90% of their peak performance level.
4. Operate your scooter again.
5. Fully recharge the batteries again.
6. After four or five charging cycles, the batteries are able to receive a charge of 100% of their peak performance
level and are able to last for an extended period of time.
What about public transportation?
If you intend to use public transportation with your scooter, you must contact the transportation provider in advance to determine their specific requirements.
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V.
O P E R AT I O N
BEFORE GETTING ONTO YOUR SCOOTER
! Have you fully charged the batteries? See IV. “Batteries and Charging.”
! Is the manual freewheel lever in the drive (rearward) position? Never leave the manual freewheel lever pushed
forward unless you are manually pushing your scooter.
GETTING ONTO YOUR SCOOTER
1. Make certain that the key is removed from the key switch.
WARNING! Never attempt to get onto or off of your scooter without first removing the key
from the key switch. This will prevent the scooter from moving if accidental throttle control
lever contact is made.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Stand at the side of your scooter.
Disengage the seat rotation lever and rotate the seat until it is facing you.
Make certain that the seat is fixed securely in position.
Position yourself comfortably and securely in the seat.
Disengage the seat rotation lever and rotate the seat until you are facing forward.
Make certain that the seat is fixed securely in position.
Make certain that your feet are safely on the floorboard.
PRE-RIDE ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS
! Is the seat at the proper height? See VI. “Comfort Adjustments.”
! Is the seat fixed securely in position?
! Is the tiller at a comfortable setting and locked securely in place? See VI. “Comfort Adjustments.”
! Is the key fully inserted into the key switch and turned clockwise to the “on” position?
! Does the horn work properly?
! Is your proposed path clear of people, pets, and obstacles?
! Have you planned your route to avoid adverse terrain and as many inclines as possible?
OPERATING YOUR SCOOTER
WARNING! The following can adversely affect steering and stability while operating your
scooter, resulting in loss of control, tipping, and/or personal injury:
! Holding onto or attaching a leash to walk your pet
! Carrying passengers (including pets)
! Hanging any article from the tiller
! Towing or being pushed by another motorised vehicle
Keep both hands on the tiller and your feet on the floorboard at all times while operating your scooter. This driving
position gives you the most control over your vehicle.
! Set the speed adjustment dial to your desired speed.
! Push or pull the appropriate side of the throttle control lever.
! The electromechanical disc park brake automatically disengages and the scooter accelerates smoothly to the
speed you preselected with the speed adjustment dial.
! Pull on the left handgrip to steer your scooter to the left.
! Pull on the right handgrip to steer your scooter to the right.
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O P E R AT I O N
! Move the tiller to the centre position to drive straight ahead.
! To stop, slowly release the throttle control lever. The electronic brakes will automatically engage, bringing your
scooter to a stop.
NOTE: Your scooter’s reverse speed is slower than that of the forward speed you preset with the speed
adjustment dial.
GETTING OFF OF YOUR SCOOTER
1. Bring your scooter to a complete stop.
2. Power down your scooter and remove the key from the key switch.
3. Disengage the seat rotation lever and rotate the seat until you are facing toward the side of your scooter.
4. Make certain that the seat is fixed securely in position.
5. Carefully and safely get out of the seat and stand to the side of your scooter.
6. You can leave the seat facing to the side to facilitate boarding your scooter next time.
POWER DOWN TIMER FEATURE
Your scooter is equipped with an energy saving automatic power down timer feature designed to preserve your
scooter’s battery life. If you mistakenly leave the key in the key switch and in the “on” position but do not use your
scooter for approximately 20 minutes, the scooter’s controller shuts down automatically. Although the controller is
shut down, power will still be supplied to the scooter’s lighting system.
If the power down timer feature takes effect, perform the following steps to resume normal operation:
1. Remove the key from the key switch.
2. Reinsert the key and power up your scooter.
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COMFORT
ADJUSTMENTS
TILLER ANGLE ADJUSTMENT
WARNING! Remove the key from the
key switch before adjusting the tiller
or the seat. Never attempt to adjust
the tiller or the seat while the scooter
is in motion.
TILLER
ADJUSTMENT
KNOB
Your scooter is equipped with an adjustable pivoting tiller.
1. While supporting the tiller, turn the tiller adjustment knob anticlockwise to loosen the tiller. See
figure 13.
2. Move the tiller to a comfortable position.
3. Turn the tiller adjustment knob clockwise to secure
the tiller in position.
Figure 13. Tiller Adjustment
NOTE: In order to fully lower the tiller for purposes of
disassembly or transport, you must first completely remove the seat. See VII. “Disassembly and Assembly.”
MIRROR HOLDER
RUBBER PLUG
MIRROR POSITION
To install the mirror (see figure 14):
1. Determine on which side to install the mirror and remove the rubber plug from the top of the tiller handle.
2. Insert the threaded end of the mirror holder into the
opening and rotate it clockwise until snug.
3. If necessary, rotate the nut clockwise to secure the
mirror in place.
To adjust the mirror:
1. Position yourself in a seated driving position facing
forward.
2. Adjust the mirror left, right, up, or down until you
have a good line of sight behind you.
NUT
Figure 14. Mirror Installation and Positioning
ARMREST WIDTH ADJUSTMENT
The armrest width can be adjusted inward or outward.
1. Loosen the armrest adjustment knobs. See figure 15.
2. Use the attached ring to pull and remove the detent pins.
3. Slide the armrests in or out to the desired width.
4. Align the adjustment holes on the seat frame and
armrest, then reinsert the detent pin.
5. Tighten the armrest adjustment knobs.
NOTE: Pivot the armrests upward to aid in getting
onto and off of your scooter.
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ARMREST
ADJUSTMENT
KNOBS
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COMFORT
ADJUSTMENTS
SEAT ROTATION ADJUSTMENT
The seat rotation lever will secure the seat into several
positions.
1. Push forward on the seat rotation lever to disengage
the seat. See figure 16.
2. Rotate the seat to the desired position.
3. Release the lever to secure the seat into place.
FRONT-TO-BACK SEAT ADJUSTMENT
You can reposition the seat forward or rearward to adjust the distance between the seat and the tiller.
1. Move the seat sliding lever located at the lower left
side of the seat outward.
2. While holding the lever out, slide the seat forward or
rearward.
3. Release the seat sliding lever once the seat is in the
desired position.
SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT
The seat can be repositioned to several different heights.
See figure 17.
1. Remove the seat and/or shroud from your scooter.
See VII. “Disassembly and Assembly.”
2. Remove the seat height adjustment bolt.
3. Raise or lower the upper seat post to the desired seat
height.
4. While holding the upper seat post at that height, match
up the locating holes in the upper seat post with those
of the lower seat post.
5. Insert the seat height adjustment bolt through the locating holes of both the upper and lower seat posts.
6. Reinstall the nut onto the seat height adjustment bolt
and tighten.
7. Reinstall the rear shroud and the seat.
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Figure 16. Seat Position Adjustments
UPPER SEAT POST
NUT
LOWER
SEAT
POST
LOCATING HOLE
SEAT HEIGHT
ADJUSTMENT BOLT
Figure 17. Seat Height Adjustment
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VII.
D I S A S S E M B LY
DISASSEMBLY
You can disassemble the scooter into several pieces:
the seat, the front section, the rear section, the battery shroud, the basket, and the batteries. See figure 18. No tools are required to disassemble or assemble your scooter, but keep in mind that the disassembled sections of the scooter take up more floor
space than the assembled unit. Always disassemble
or assemble your scooter on a level, dry surface with
sufficient room for you to work and move around
your scooter–about 1.5 metres (5 feet) in all directions. Remember that some scooter components are
heavy and you may need assistance when lifting them.
WARNING! Do not lift beyond your
physical capa bility. Ask for
assistance when necessary while
disassembling or assembling your
scooter.
AND
A S S E M B LY
FRONT SECTION
SEAT
REAR SECTION
BASKET
BATTERIES
BATTERY SHROUD
Figure 18. Scooter Components
BATTERY HARNESS CONNECTIONS
1. Remove the seat by lifting it straight up and off of
the scooter. If you encounter resistance when removing the seat, disengage the seat rotation lever
and swivel the seat back and forth while lifting up
on the seat.
2. Gently pull the battery shroud up and off of the
scooter.
3. Disconnect the battery tie-down strap.
4. Unplug both battery harnesses by pulling each harness straight up. See figure 19.
5. Remove the batteries from the battery wells.
WARNING! Failure to unplug both
batter y har nesses prior to
separating the front and rear
sections could result in permanent
damage to the scooter.
BATTERY TIE-DOWN STRAP
Figure 19. Harness Connections
6. Arrange the front wheel(s) in a straight forward-facing position.
7. Lower the tiller and tighten the tiller adjustment
knob.
NOTE: The pivoting tiller is equipped with a
mechanism that will lock the front wheels in
place when the tiller is completely lowered and
secured.
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D I S A S S E M B LY
AND
8. Grasp and lift up on the frame release lever. See
figure 20.
9. Lift the front section up until the frame hooks of
the front section separate from the rear section.
See figure 21.
10. Slowly separate the two sections. See figure 21.
ASSEMBLY
1. Position the front and rear sections of your scooter as
shown in figure 21.
2. Use the frame release lever to lift the front section as
you align the frame hooks of the front section with the
lower frame tube of the rear section. See figure 21.
3. Once the frame hooks are over the lower frame tube,
lower the front section completely. This will engage
the frame lock.
A S S E M B LY
FRAME
RELEASE
LEVER
Figure 20. Frame Release Lever
LOWER FRAME TUBE
FRAME HOOKS
Figure 21. Frame Separation
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Raise the tiller and fully tighten the tiller adjustment knob.
Reinstall the batteries to the battery wells.
Connect both battery harnesses. See figure 19.
Secure the battery tie-down strap.
Reinstall the battery shroud.
Reinstall the seat and rotate it into place.
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VIII.
BASIC
TROUBLESHOOTING
Any electromechanical device occasionally requires some troubleshooting. However, most of the problems that
may arise can usually be solved with a bit of thought and common sense. Many of these problems occur because
the batteries are not fully charged or because the batteries are worn down and can no longer hold a charge.
DIAGNOSTIC FAULT CODES
The diagnostic fault codes for your scooter are designed to help you perform basic troubleshooting quickly and
easily. A diagnostic flash code will flash from the status LED in the event one of the conditions listed below
develops. Your scooter will also emit a beep code to indicate the system fault.
NOTE: Your scooter will not run unless the fault code condition is resolved and the scooter has been
turned off, then turned back on.
FA U L T C O D E
C O N D IT IO N
!
(1)
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!
(2)
!
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!
(3)
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B attery charge is too lo w to operate
the scooter.
T he scooter’s battery voltage is too
high to operate the scooter, or the
charger is still connected to charger
port.
C urrent lim it tim e out.
T he m anual freew heel lever is in the
(forward) freew heel position.
T hrottle control lever not at center
position at start up.
Speed pot error.
M otor volts error.
(9)
O ther internal errors.
SO L U T IO N
C harge batteries as soon as possible.
C harge batteries.
U nplug charger and/or turn key o ff, then
back on again.
T urn the scooter off for a few m inutes,
then turn your scooter back on.
R em o ve the key fro m the key sw itch,
then p ush the m anual freew heel lever to
the (rear) drive position, and restart your
scooter.
R eturn the thro ttle control lever to center
position, turn scooter off, then back on.
C ontact yo ur authorised P ride Provider
for assistance.
C ontact yo ur authorised P ride Provider
for assistance.
C ontact yo ur authorised P ride Provider
for assistance.
What if all the systems on my scooter seem to be dead?
! Make certain that the key is in the “on” position.
! Check that the batteries are fully charged.
! Push in the main circuit breaker reset button. See III. “Your Scooter.”
! Make certain that both battery harnesses and the front-to-rear harness are firmly connected. See VII. “Disassembly and Assembly.”
! Be sure the power down timer feature has not been activated. See V. “Operation.”
What if my scooter does not move when I engage the throttle control lever?
! When the manual freewheel lever is pushed forward, the brakes are disengaged and all power to the motor/
transaxle assembly is cut.
! Push rearward on the manual freewheel lever, turn the scooter off, and then turn the scooter on to return to
normal scooter operation.
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VIII.
BASIC
TROUBLESHOOTING
What if the main circuit breaker repeatedly trips?
! If the main circuit breaker trips repeatedly, see your authorised Pride Provider for service.
! Charge the batteries more frequently. See IV. “Batteries and Charging.”
! If the problem continues, have both of your scooter’s batteries load tested by your authorised Pride Provider.
! You may also perform the load test yourself. Battery load testers are available at most automotive parts stores.
Follow the directions supplied with the load tester.
! See IV. “Batteries and Charging” or “Appendix I - Specifications” for information about your scooter’s
battery type.
What if the battery condition meter dips way down and the motor surges or hesitates when I engage the
throttle control lever?
! Fully charge your scooter’s batteries. See IV. “Batteries and Charging.”
! Have your authorised Pride Provider load test each battery.
! See the previous troubleshooting question for load testing the batteries yourself.
If you experience any problems with your scooter that you are not able to solve, immediately contact your authorised Pride Provider for information, maintenance, and service.
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IX.
CARE
AND
MAINTENANCE
Your scooter requires a minimal amount of care and maintenance. If you do not feel confident in your ability to
perform the maintenance listed below, you may schedule inspection and maintenance at your authorised Pride
Provider. The following areas require periodic inspection and/or care and maintenance.
TYRE PRESSURE
! If equipped with pneumatic tyres, always maintain the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on each tyre.
WARNING! It is important that the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on each tyre be
maintained in pneumatic tyres at all times. Do not underinflate or overinflate your tyres.
Low pressure may result in loss of control, and overinflated tyres may burst. Failure to
maintain the psi/bar/kPa air pressure rating indicated on the tyres at all times may result in
tyre and/or wheel failure.
! Regularly inspect your scooter’s tyres for signs of wear.
WHEEL REPLACEMENT
If your scooter is equipped with pneumatic tyres and you have a flat tyre, you can have the tube replaced. If your
scooter is equipped with a solid tyre insert, either the solid insert or the entire wheel must be replaced depending on
the model. Contact your authorised Pride Provider for information regarding replacement wheels for your scooter.
WARNING! Wheels on your scooter should only be serviced/replaced by an authorised
Pride Provider or qualified technician.
WARNING! Completely deflate pneumatic tyres before dismantling the rim or attempting
repair.
WARNING! When changing a tyre, remove only the centre lug nut, then remove the wheel.
If any further disassembly is required, deflate the tyre completely or it may explode.
EXTERIOR SURFACES
Bumpers, tyres, and trim can benefit from an occasional application of a rubber or vinyl conditioner.
WARNING! Do not use a rubber or vinyl conditioner on the scooter’s vinyl seat or tyre tread,
as this may cause them to become dangerously slippery.
CLEANING AND DISINFECTION
! Use a damp cloth and mild, non-abrasive cleanser to clean the plastic and metal parts of your scooter. Avoid
using products that may scratch the surface of your scooter.
! If necessary, clean your product with an approved disinfectant. Make sure the disinfectant is safe for use on
your product before application.
WARNING! Follow all safety instructions for the proper use of the disinfectant and/or cleaning
agent before applying it to your product. Failure to comply may result in skin irritation or
premature deterioration of upholstery and/or scooter finishes.
BATTERY TERMINAL CONNECTIONS
! Make certain that the terminal connections remain tight and uncorroded.
! The batteries must sit flat in the battery wells.
! The battery terminals should face towards the inside of the scooter.
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CARE
AND
MAINTENANCE
WIRING HARNESSES
! Regularly check all wiring connections.
! Regularly check all wiring insulation, including the charger power lead, for wear or damage.
! Have your authorised Pride Provider repair or replace any damaged connector, connection, or insulation that
you find before using your scooter again.
PROHIBITED! Even though the scooter has passed the necessary testing requirements for
ingress of liquids, you should keep electrical connections away from sources of dampness,
including direct exposure to water or bodily fluids and incontinence. Check electrical
components frequently for signs of corrosion and replace as necessary.
ABS PLASTIC SHROUDS
! The front tiller shroud, front shroud, and the rear shroud are formed from durable ABS plastic and are coated
with an advanced formula urethane paint.
! A light application of car wax will help the shrouds retain their high gloss.
AXLE BEARINGS AND THE MOTOR/TRANSAXLE ASSEMBLY
These items are all prelubricated, sealed, and require no subsequent lubrication.
MOTOR BRUSHES
The motor brushes are housed inside of the motor transaxle/assembly. They should be inspected periodically for
wear by your authorised Pride Provider.
CONSOLE, CHARGER, AND REAR ELECTRONICS
! Keep these areas free of moisture.
! Allow these areas to dry thoroughly if they have been exposed to moisture before operating your scooter again.
FUSE REPLACEMENT
In the event a fuse should cease to work:
1. Remove the fuse by pulling it out of its slot.
2. Examine the fuse to be sure it is blown. See figures 22 and 22A.
3. Insert a new fuse of the same rating.
WARNING! The replacement fuse must exactly match the rating of the fuse being replaced.
Failure to use properly rated fuses may cause damage to the electrical system.
Figure 22. Working Fuse
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IX.
CARE
AND
MAINTENANCE
NYLON LOCK NUT REPLACEMENT
Any nylon insert lock nut removed during the periodic maintenance, assembly, or disassembly of the scooter must
be replaced with a new nut. Nylon insert lock nuts should not be reused as it may cause damage to the nylon insert,
resulting in a less secure fit. Replacement nylon insert lock nuts are available at local hardware stores or through
your authorised Pride Provider.
STORING YOUR SCOOTER
If you plan on not using your scooter for an extended period of time, it is best to:
1. Fully charge its batteries prior to storage.
2. Disconnect the batteries from the scooter.
3. Store your scooter in a warm, dry environment.
4. Avoid storing your scooter where it will be exposed to temperature extremes.
WARNING! Always protect batteries from freezing temperatures and never charge a frozen
battery. Charging a frozen battery can result in damage to the battery.
Batteries that are regularly and deeply discharged, infrequently charged, stored in extreme temperatures, or stored
without a full charge may be permanently damaged, causing unreliable performance and limited service life. It is
recommended that you charge the scooter batteries periodically throughout periods of prolonged storage to ensure
proper performance.
You may wish to place several boards under the frame of your scooter to raise it off of the ground during periods
of prolonged storage. This takes the weight off the tyres and reduces the possibility of flat spots developing on the
areas of the tyres contacting the ground.
DISPOSAL OF YOUR SCOOTER
Your scooter must be disposed of according to applicable local and national statutory regulations. Contact your
local waste disposal agency or authorised Pride Provider for information on proper disposal of packaging, metal
frame components, plastic components, electronics, and batteries.
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X. WARRANTY
TWO-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Structural frame components, including: platform, fork, seat post, and frame welds.
Drivetrain, including: differential, motor, and brake.
ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Your Pride Scooter is fully guaranteed for twelve (12) months from the date of purchase against faults arising due
to defects in manufacture or materials. This warranty does not detract from, but is in addition to your legal rights.
All electronic parts, including controllers and battery chargers, have a one (1) year warranty. Servicing to the
controller or battery charger must be carried out by your authorised Pride Provider. Any attempt to open or
dismantle these items renders the guarantee void on that item.
NOT COVERED UNDER WARRANTY
This guarantee does not extend to those items which may need replacement due to normal wear and tear (tyres,
belts, bulbs, upholstery, plastic shrouds, motor brushes, fuses, and batteries) or damage to the product caused by
misuse or accident for which Pride or its agent cannot be held responsible. This warranty does not include labour
or service calls.
BATTERIES
Batteries are covered by a six (6) month warranty from the original manufacturer.
Gradual deterioration in performance due to being left in a discharged state, left in cold conditions for long periods
of time or worn out through heavy use is not covered.
SERVICE CHECKS AND WARRANTY SERVICE
Warranty service can be performed by an authorised Pride Provider. Please contact your authorised Pride Provider for advice on the current cost affecting the service visit.
REPLACEMENT UNITS
The availability of replacement units is subject to the discretion of the provider, not the manufacturer. For more
information regarding replacement units, contact your authorised Pride Provider.
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APPENDIX
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S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
34.925 cm
(13.75 in.)
90.8 cm (35.75 in.)
44.45 - 48.26 cm
(17.5 - 19 in.)
7.62 cm
(3 in.)
3-Wheel: 116.84 cm (46 in.)
4-Wheel: 119.38 cm (47 in.)
43.18 cm
(17 in.)
45.72 cm
(18 in.)
3-Wheel Turning Radius
4-Wheel Turning Radius
109.855 cm
(43.35 in.)
137.16 cm
(54 in.)
56.5 cm
(22.25 in.)
Figure 23. Scooter Dimensions
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APPENDIX
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Model Number
3-wheel: SC610; 4-wheel: SC710
Class of Use
B
Maximum Safe Slope
14.1% (8°)
Maximum Climbing Ability
14.1% (8°)
Maximum Obstacle Climbing Ability
5 cm (2 in.)
Colours
Red, Blue
4
Overall Length
3-wheel: 116.84 cm (46 in.); 4-wheel: 119.38 cm (47 in.)
4
Overall Width
56.5 cm (22.25 in.)
Total Weight Without Batteries
3-wheel: 59.2 kg (130.5 lbs.); 4-wheel: 62.36 kg (137.5 lbs.)
Heaviest Piece When Disassembled
3-wheel: Front Section (24.72 kg/54.5 lbs.)
4-wheel: Front Section (26.3 kg/58 lbs.)
Turning Radius4
3-wheel: 109.855 cm (43.25 in.); 4-wheel: 137.16 cm (54 in.)
Speed (Maximum) 1
8.85 km/h (5.5 mph)
Range Per Charge
Up to 25 km (15.5 miles)
(Theoretical value based on Test Standards)1,2
Range Per Charge
Up to 40 km (25 miles)
(Value based on Straight-line Test Simulation)
1,3
Ground Clearance4
7.62 cm (3 in.)
Weight Capacity
158.75 kg (350 lbs.)
Standard Seating
Type: Foldable Moulded Plastic
Weight: 12.7 kg (28 lbs.)
Material: Black Vinyl
Dimensions: 45.72 cm (18 in.) width; 43.18 cm (17 in.) depth
Tyres
25.4 cm (10 in.) solid
Drive System
Rear-wheel drive, sealed transaxle, 24-volt DC motor
Dual Braking System
Electronic, regenerative, and electromechanical
Battery Requirements5
Two 12-volt, deep-cycle
Size: U1 (31–36 Ah) or optional 40 Ah
U1 Battery Weight: 10.43 kg (23 lbs.) each
40 Ah Battery Weight: 14.74 kg (32.5 lbs.) each
Battery Charger
1
2
3
4
5
5-amp, off-board
Varies with user weight, terrain type, battery amp-hour (Ah), battery charge, battery condition and tyre condition. This
specification can be subject to a variance of (+ or -) 10%.
Tested in accordance with ASNI/RESNA, WC Vol 2, Section 4 & ISO 7176-4 standards. Results derived from theoretical
calculation based on battery specifications and drive system performance. Test conducted at maximum weight capacity.
Tested by Pride Mobility Products under simulated conditions; continuous straight-line driving until total battery depletion.
Test conducted at maximum weight capacity.
Due to manufacturing tolerances and continual product improvement, this specification can be subject to a variance of (+ or -) 3 %.
AGM or Gel-Cell type required. See IV. “Batteries and Charging.”
NOTE: All specifications subject to change without notice.
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Mobility Products Australia Pty. Ltd.
Available From
Moreton Medical Equipment
Ph: (07) 3284 2811
1/107 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe
www.moretonmedicalequipment.com.au
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