BLADEZ E-LITE 250 Troubleshooting guide

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Powered Personal Transportation
Electric Power Board
Product Handbook
FOR THE BLADEZ
XTR Lite 250
ELECTRIC POWER BOARD
Model: PB-SM805-S
PLEASE BE SAFE WHEN RIDING . . .
ALWAYS WEAR A HELMET AND OBEY ALL LAWS!
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IMPORTANT
BATTERY MAINTENANCE and
CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS:
1. You MUST Charge completely prior to initial use. (Follow charging
instructions in your Product Handbook).
2. Charge immediately after every use.
3. Charge before storage – min. of every 30 days if not in use.
4. Only use the charger provided.
5. DO NOT allow your unit to Deep Discharge.
6. For safety purposes, DO NOT charge for over 24 hours.
7. Turn the unit OFF when not in use.
Failure to follow proper CHARING INSTRUCTIONS will
VOID YOUR WARRANTY!
This PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED FOR EXTREME or
OFF-ROAD Use! Please take care of your POWERBOARD!
DO NOT JUMP or ABUSE THIS PRODUCT!
DO NOT RIDE IN WET CONDITIONS!
Failure to follow these instruction and abuse will
VOID YOUR WARRANTY!
If you have any questions, please contact Bladez customer service
(866) 325-2339 or visit us on the web at www.ebladez.com
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IMPORTANT
PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE USING
THIS PRODUCT
WARNING
This product does not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Standards and is
not intended for operation on public streets, roads or highways. Serious
injury can result from the unsafe operations of this product. Operator can
minimize these risks by using certain safety equipment such as: safety
helmet, goggles, gloves, elbow and kneepads and appropriate footwear.
DO NOT operate this product in traffic, on wet, frozen oily or unpaved
surfaces or under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Avoid uneven
surfaces, potholes, surface cracks and obstacles.
DO NOT use a water hose to clean this product. See Product Handbook for
more information.
This product is recommended for riders 16 YEARS OF AGE and older.
SAFETY
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This product should not be used by persons without excellent vision,
balance, coordination, reflex, muscle and bone strength and good
decision-making capabilities.
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This product should not be used by minors without adult supervision.
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This product should not be used by persons unwilling or unable to take
responsibility for their own actions.
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The user of this product assumes ALL risks associated with its use. To
minimize these RISKS, the user must wear safety helmet, goggles,
gloves, elbow and knee pads and appropriate footwear.
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This product is ELECTRIC! DO NOT Ride this product in wet conditions,
puddles or rainy weather.
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DO NOT TAKE YOUR
BLADEZ POWERBOARD BACK
TO THE STORE!
CONTACT US FIRST
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED
ASSISTANCE,
PLEASE CALL BLADEZ, TOLL FREE AT:
(866) EBLADEZ
(866) 325-2339
MONDAY thru FRIDAY, 8am to 5pm PST
or visit us on the web at:
www.ebladez.com
NATIONWIDE NETOWRK OF SERVICING DEALERS
FOR ALL YOUR POWERBOARD NEEDS
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
BATTERY MAINTENANCE AND
CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS:
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BLADEZ POWER BOARD
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BOX CONTENTS
7
GETTING STARTED
7
Before you Ride
7
Charging
7
Unfolding
8
Riding
8
Folding
9
FOLDING AND STORAGE
9
CHARGING SYSTEM
10
RECOMMENDED TOOLS
10
BRAKING SYSTEM
10
TIRES AND WHEELS
10
Tire Pressure
11
CHAIN CARE
11
Lubrication
11
Chain Adjustment
11
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
13
OTHER QUESTIONS
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR BLADEZ POWER BOARD
Before operating your Bladez XTR Lite 25 ELECTRIC POWERBOARD, please
familiarize yourself with the following features:
1.
2.
3.
4.
d. Safety Cap
Accelerator Lever
Brake Lever
Folding Handle
Control Panel
5. Rear Drum Brake
6. 250W DC Motor
7. Kick Stand
8. Mud Guard
9. Tension Screws
10. Deck
11. 2 AH Charger
a. Power Indicator
b. On/Off Switch
c. Charging Plug
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BOX CONTENTS
Your Bladez XTR LITE should come complete with:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Bladez XTR Lite 250 ELECTRIC POWERBOARD
AC Wall Charger
Allen Wrench
Instruction Manual and Registration Card
GETTING STARTED
YOU MUST CHARGE YOUR XTR LITE 250 FOR 24 HOURS PRIOR TO FIRST USE!
Before you Ride
1. The XTR Lite is shipped with the
Handlebars unattached.
2. You need to insert the Accelerator and
Brake levers into the handlebars. To insert,
press down on the lock spring and slide into
the main handlebar tube until it ‘clicks’ into
place (Fig. 1).
*Note: the Accelerator Lever (the one with the
shorter lever) goes on the right, the Brake Lever
goes on the left.
3. Make sure all of the bolts are tightened.
4. Make sure the tires are inflated to 50 PSI as
tires may lose pressure during shipping. For
information on inflating tires, please refer to
page 10.
* Note: it is not advisable to operate your Power
Board on low tire pressure. This will negatively affect
speed, handling and performance.
Charging
5. Locate the CHARGING PLUG on the left
side of the HEAD TUBE above the DECK.
Open the safety cap and expose the charge
plug. (Fig. 2).
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6. Locate the AC CHARGER and plug it into
wall. Insert the charger into the charging
plug (Fig. 3). The RED - CHARGE
INDICATOR light will come. Your Power
Board is now charging.
*Note: charging takes approx. 5 hours from full
discharge. It is recommended that you charge your
Power Board after each use.
7. When the Unit is Fully Charged, the
CHARGE INDICATOR light will turn
GREEN.
*It is recommended on initial charge to charge for 68 hours after the light turns GREEN.
8. After the unit is charged, remove the
charger and close the safety cap.
Unfolding
9. To unfold your XTR Lite, hold the unit with
one hand, while gently pulling up on the
handlebars with the other (Fig. 4).
10. Fully extend the handlebars to their upright
position until you feel the mechanism lock
into place.
11. You are now ready to ride your Power
Board!
Riding
12. Makes sure that all of the bolts and screws
are tightened.
13. Raise the kickstand to its upright position.
14. PRESS THE ON/OFF Button once (Fig 4A).
The POWER INDICATOR light will blink
RED and then Turn GREEN (indicating the
XTR Lite in ON and ready to ride).
15. Put one foot on the deck of the XTR Lite.
After pushing off with the other foot, gently
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squeeze the ACCELERATOR LEVER, on
the right side of the handlebars. The Power
Board will begin to move on its own power.
16. Control your speed by pressing and
releasing the accelerator lever. You do not
need to constantly hold down the
accelerator, but can rather use small bursts
of power to control speed and maximize
battery life.
17. To stop, release the accelerator handle
and depress the BRAKE LEVER (on the left
side of the handlebars). Depressing the
brake will temporarily disengage power to
the motor.
18. When you feel your Power Board moving
slow, sluggish or running out of power, it is
time to recharge.
* Note that there is still charge in the battery
but it is not advisable to fully discharge the
batteries.
Folding
19. To fold your Power Board. Using one hand,
gently pull up on the Folding Handle, while
lowering the handlebars with the other (Fig.
5).
20. Lock the unit into the folded position by
rotating the locking hook over the folded
handlebars (Fig. 6).
FOLDING AND STORAGE
When you are done riding the XTR Lite you can fold it down for compact storage,
carrying and transportation.
To fold down the XTR Lite, use one hand to push down on the FOLDING HANDLE,
while using the other to gently push down on the handlebars. BE CAREFUL NOT TO
HIT YOUR HEAD WITH THE HANDLEBAR.
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* NOTE: If the lever is pulled aggressively, the locking spring may become stretched and then the
steering will not lock into position, it is also advisable to ensure scooter locks firmly, prior to riding.
You can now carry the XTR Lite by the handlebar tube.
CHARGING SYSTEM
This unit comes standard with a regulated 24V charger, this means that the charger can
be left switched on for a long period of time without harm to the batteries. * Note that it
is not advisable to leave your Power Board plugged in for more than 24 hours.
To re-charge your XTR Lite simply repeat the steps in the getting started section.
Simply connect the small round plug on the CHARGER to CHARGING PLUG.
RECOMMENDED TOOLS
To adjust and service the Bladez XTR Lite Power Board you will need the following
tools:
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Allen Keys:
3 / 4 / 5 / 6mm.
Wrenches:
10 / 13 / 16 mm Open and ring combination.
Philips Head Screwdriver
Hand bicycle pump
Oil, Grease or Lubricant (such as WD-40)
BRAKING SYSTEM
The XTR Lite uses a rear wheel drum brake system activated by a hand lever (on the
left side of the handlebar). The brake is activated by squeezing the BRAKE LEVER with
your left hand. The XTR Lite is equipped with a controller that temporarily disengages
the power to the motor when the BRAKE LEVER is depressed.
Practice braking on a smooth, dry surface to get used to the feel of the braking system.
Braking distance is affected by wet conditions and loose and uneven riding surfaces.
The brakes are relatively maintenance free and come adjusted to the proper setting
from the factory.
TIRES AND WHEELS
The tires should be inflated to 50 PSI. During
shipping, the tires might be slightly deflated. To
inflate tire:
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1. Remove the valve stem cover and expose
the valve stem (Fig. 7).
2. Using a standard bicycle pump, inflate the
tires to 50 PSI and replace the valve stem
cover.
The Bladez XTR Lite uses an identical rim and
tires assembly on the front and rear wheels,
which means that the tires can be rotated. The
wheels are actually two wheel halves (split rim)
bolted together to make it easier to remove and
replace the tire. Empty all air from the tire,
prior to loosing the bolt to split the rim.
The rear wheel is fitted with a special spacer to accommodate the sprockets, while the
front wheel has a bracket for the disc brake.
Tire wear will differ based on rider weight, riding conditions and care. Replacement tires
can be obtained at your local Bladez dealer, through motorcycle shops, or from the
Bladez website at www.ebladez.com. The Bladez XTR uses a standard Kenda 7.5"
(2.00 x 50) pneumatic tire.
Tire Pressure
The tire must be inflated to a maximum of 50 P.S.I.. It is also recommended to use a
tube additive like Slime purchasable from any motorcycle shop, to avoid
inconvenient punctures.
CHAIN CARE
Proper chain care will increase the life and improve performance of your Power Board.
Always keep the chain lubricated and tightened to proper tension.
Lubrication
Always keep the chains lubricated with a good chain spray or grease (not chain
wax). If the chains are allowed to run dry for a prolonged period they will fail, and the
life of the chain is severely shortened.
Chain Adjustment
The chain on the XTR should be adjusted from time to time. The chain should be
tight enough not to skip, but have a little bit of play. If you feel your chain skipping or
make a popping noise, adjust the tension immediately.
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For regular adjustments:
1. Using a 16mm wrench, loosen the axel
bolts on each side of the rear wheel (Fig.
9).
2. While the axel bolts are loose, using a
10mm wrench loosen the tension bolts
behind the rear wheel of the XTR Lite and
move the rear wheel backwards to remove
the slack for the chain (fig. 10).
3. Once this is achieved the wheel nuts must
then be relocked into position and wheel
alignment must be checked (while turning
the wheel, visually check that the clearance
between the wheel and the frame parts
have clearance).
*Note: Chains that are run excessively dry
or loose can result in sprocket teeth being
severely damaged.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
The following guide will help assist you in identifying and correction common problems with your XTR-S:
Symptoms
Potential Causes:
Solutions:
The charger light turns green
right away
THIS IS NOT A PROBLEM!
Most XTR Lite often comes
charged out of the box.
N/A
Charger is plugged in, but the
light keeps blinking red.
Your XTR Lite has gone into
deep discharge and cannot
identify charge status.
Leave the charger plugged in for
60 minutes. When the charger
recognizes the charger light will
turn solid.
The XTR Lite does not hold the
charge long enough.
The sealed Lead Acid battery
has gone into deep discharge.
Charge the battery for 24-28
hours, even it the light turns
green.
It is a good idea not to let your
scooter deep discharge.
Replace batteries. Call Bladez for
Replacement Information.
My XTR Lite ‘sputters’ or
accelerates very slowly
Your battery is running out of
charge.
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Recharge your XTR Lite.
OTHER QUESTIONS
Where can get replacement and aftermarket parts?
From your local Servicing Dealer of over the web at:
www.ebladez.com
For additional questions, service instruction, further information and important phone numbers, please go
to the Bladez website at www.ebladez.com.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Bladez Customer Service Department at
(866) 325-2339 x 1
Thank you for purchasing a Bladez Power Board and please tell your friends about how much fun you
had on the Bladez Power Board.
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www.ebladez.com
Bladez, Inc.
7 Oldfield Road
Irvine, CA
92618
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DO NOT TAKE YOUR
BLADEZ POWERBOARD BACK
TO THE STORE!
CONTACT US FIRST
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR NEED ASSISTANCE,
PLEASE CALL BLADEZ, TOLL FREE AT:
(866) EBLADEZ
(866) 325-2339
MONDAY thru FRIDAY, 8am to 5pm PST
or visit us on the web at:
www.ebladez.com
NATIONWIDE NETWORK OF SERVICING DEALERS
FOR ALL YOUR POWERBOARD NEEDS
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