MINI Scooter E Concept

MINI Scooter E Concept
Owner’s Manual and Assembly Instructions
Model #: W388AC-F
Read and understand the entire manual before assembly and operation. The vehicle must be
assembled by an adult who has read and understands the instructions.
Made in China.
Styles and colors may vary. Do not return to store. Call 1-888-982-9309 for assistance and
replacement parts.
IMPORTANT:
Save this manual with your sales receipt.
MINI Scooter E Concept, electric ride-on vehicles manufactured by Paragon Child Products Co., Ltd. (Goodbaby Group). The MINI
trademarks are used under license from BMW AG/ MINI name and associated logos are trademarks of BMW AG.
Introduction
Thank you for purchasing this vehicle from Aria Child. We hope the rider
enjoys it for miles to come. Please read this instruction guide carefully
before assembling and operating the vehicle. Please have your model
number and serial number ready before calling. Please have proof of
purchase. Keep your sales receipt or register your product at
www.ariachild.com.
Please contact Aria Child Customer Service with any questions.
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM (CST), Monday - Friday
Phone: 1-888-982-9309
Email: customerservice@ariachild.com
Web: www.ariachild.com
Specifications:
BATTERY
MOTOR
AGE
MAX WEIGHT
PRODUCT SIZE SPEED
RECHARGE TIME
TYPICAL RUN TIME
CHARGER OUTPUT
6V 7AH
6V 15W
3 - 8 years
77 lbs (35 kg)
40.16” x 17.32” x 29.53” (102 x 44 x75 cm)
1.25 MPH - 2.5 MPH
8-12 Hours
1-2 Hours
DC 7.0V .07A
IMPORTANT!
YOU MUST CHARGE THE BATTERY
FOR 24 HOURS BEFORE FIRST USE!
Charge the battery after each use.
Charge the battery at least once a month, even if the vehicle is not in use.
DO NOT RETURN THIS ITEM
TO THE STORE!
Contact Customer Service if you need assistance or replacement parts.
Please have your model number and serial number ready before calling.
Please have proof of purchase. Keep your sales receipt or register your
product at www.ariachild.com as we may require proof of purchase.
customerservice@araichild.com
1-888-982-9309
Read this entire manual to ensure
proper assembly and safe operation
of the vehicle.
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Table of Contents
Safety...........................................................5
Parts ...........................................................7
Charging Instructions................................8
Assemble the Front Wheel.........................9
Install the Handle Bars.............................10
Attach the Mirrors....................................11
Install the Support Wheels......................12
Battery and Seat Attachment..................13
Operating Instructions.............................14
Maintenance.............................................15
General Care.............................................16
Troubleshooting Guide.............................17
Service and Repairs ................................19
Warranty....................................................20
Product Registration................................22
Safety
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WARNING: SAFETY RIDING RULES
PREVENT INJURIES AND DEATHS:
NEVER LEAVE CHILD UNATTENDED. ALWAYS keep child in view when child is in
vehicle. Direct adult supervision is REQUIRED.
NEVER use on roadways, near cars, on or near steep inclines or steps, swimming
pools or other bodies of water.
ALWAYS wear shoes.
ALWAYS sit on the seat.
NEVER allow more than (1) rider on the vehicle.
RISK OF FIRE. Do not bypass.
The user must follow all safety rules and guidelines, or serious injury or death may
occur to the user.
•Always use common sense and safe practices when using the vehicle.
•This product contains small parts that are for adult assembly only. Keep small
children away when assembling. Remove and dispose of all protective material and
plastic bags before assembly.
•Riders must always wear a fitted helmet that complies with U.S. Consumer Product
Safety Commission (CPSC) Standard CFR 1203.
•Do not overload the vehicle. Do not remove the weight restriction decals.
•Do not pull the vehicle with another vehicle or similar device.
•Keep body parts such as hands, legs, hair and clothing away from moving parts.
Moving parts can cause serious injury.
•Always wear shoes in the vehicle.
•Do not operate near streets or motor vehicles.
•Do not operate near drop-offs such as steps, steep inclines or hills. Operate on
relatively level ground.
•Do not operate near water, swimming pools or other fluids.
•Do not operate in dangerous weather conditions such as rain or snow.
•Do not operate near loose dirt, mud, sand or fine gravel.
•Do not operate near flammable vapors (gasoline, paint thinner, acetone, etc.).
•Always use the vehicle in a safe, secure environment with adult supervision.
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Safety
(Continued)
WARNING: BATTERY SAFETY
• Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compound
(asic) chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, reproductive
harm, and are toxic and corrosive. DO NOT open the battery.
• Contact exposure to battery leakage (lead acid) may cause serious injury.
Immediately contact your doctor if exposure occurs. If the chemical is on the skin,
flush immediately with cool water for 15 minutes. If the chemical is swallowed,
immediately give the person water or milk. Do not give water or milk if the person
is vomiting or has decreased alertness. Do not induce vomiting.
• Tampering with or modifying the electric circuit system may cause shock, fire or
explosion. It could permanently damage the system. Keep the charger housing
closed to prevent exposed wiring, which may cause electric shock.
IMPORTANT: Before using the vehicle for the first time, the battery must be
charged for a full 24 hours (no more than 30 hours).
WARNING: ADULT SUPERVISION
REQUIRED
• Before using the vehicle, the rider must understand the vehicle controls and safety
issues.
• It is the responsibility of the adult to educate the child and to determine if the child
is capable of understanding the vehicle controls.
• An adult must ALWAYS directly supervise the use of this vehicle.
• NEVER leave a child unsupervised in the vehicle.
Parts
1. Manual
9. Left Support Wheel
2. Battery
10.Right Support Wheel
3. Charger
11.Long Screw
4. Front Mudguard
12.Nut
5. Front Wheel Assembly
13.Flat Washers (2)
6. Side Mirrors (2)
14.Spring Washers (2)
7. Handle Bars
15.Short Screws (2)
8. Scooter Body
Not Included:
Phillips
Screwdriver
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Charging Instructions
YOU MUST CHARGE THE BATTERY FOR 24 HOURS
BEFORE THE FIRST USE!
ONLY AN ADULT SHOULD HANDLE THE BATTERY AND CHARGER.
Charge the Battery:
1. Ensure the vehicle is stopped and
turned off.
2. Open the fuel tank and gently
remove the wires. Do not pull the
wires with force.
3. Disconnect the red connectors
(A and B) that are located in the
vehicle.
4. Locate the red battery connector
(A) that attaches directly to the
battery.
5. Connect the red battery connector
(A) to the red battery charger
connector (C).
6. Plug the charger into a 120V outlet
(D).
7. Unplug the charger from the outlet
when charging is complete.
8. Disconnect the red battery
connector (A) from the charger
connector (C).
9. Reconnect the red battery
connector (A) to the red connector
in the vehicle (B).
10. Gently place the wires inside the
scooter body and close the fuel
tank.
A
B
A D
B
C
Assemble the Front Wheel
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1. Insert the front wheel assembly (5) into the front of the scooter body (8).
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Install the Handle Bars
1. Securely connect the three connectors from the vehicle body to the
three connectors on the handlebars. Ensure all of the wires are placed
inside of the scooter body.
2. Remove the screw (11) and the nut (12) from the handle bars (7) before
attaching.
3. Connect the handle bars to the top of the front wheel assembly (5) and
line up the hole on the handle bars with the hole on the wheel assembly.
4. Insert the screw from the right side of the scooter (as shown above).
Fasten the screw to the nut with a screwdriver.
Attach the Mirrors 11
1. Attach the left and right mirrors (6) to the handle bars (7). A click ensures
they are securely attached.
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Install the Support Wheels
1. Align the left and right support wheels with the square bracket on the
bottom of the scooter on both sides accordingly.
2. Slide 1 thin washer (14) and 1 thick washer (13) on the short screw (15).
3. Insert the washers and screw through the hole on the wheel and into the
hole on the bracket. Tighten with a screwdriver.
4. Repeat Steps 1 - 3 for the right support wheel.
Battery and Seat Attachment
13
1. Open the fuel tank door and gently take out the two red battery
connector wires. Do not remove them using force.
2. Connect the two red battery connectors.
3. Replace the connectors inside the scooter body and close the fuel tank
door.
1. Align the plastic tab on the front of the seat with the groove on the seat
compartment.
2. Position the back of the seat with the hole on the back of the seat
compartment. Make sure the seat is in the unlock position.
3. First, insert the tab into the groove on the seat compartment, then lower
the back of the seat into the hole on the back of the seat compartment.
4. Use a coin, thumbnail, or screwdriver to turn and lock the top of the
seat into the lock position.
5. The screw turns counter-clockwise to lock and clockwise to unlock.
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Operating Instructions
Power
Button
Left
Button
Right
Button
1. To turn on the scooter, press the Power Button on the center of the
handle bars. The engine start sound plays and the handle bars light up.
2. To move the scooter forward, twist the right handle bar toward the
rider. The headlights turn on and the acceleration sound plays when the
scooter is in motion.
3. Release the handle bar to stop the scooter. The headlights turn off and
the acceleration sound stops when the scooter is not in motion.
4. Press the left button to operate the turn signals and play the turn signal
sound.
5. Press the right button to play the horn sound.
6. Press the Power Button to turn off the scooter.
Maintenance
15
Important Battery and Charger Information
• Only an adult who has read and understands the safety warnings may
handle and operate the battery and battery charger. Keep away from
children.
• Charge the battery for 24 hours before using the vehicle for the first
time.
• Recharge the battery immediately after each use. Charge for at least
8-12 hours, but no more than 20 hours.
• Charge the battery at least once a month, even if the vehicle is not used
or stored.
• Never leave the battery in a discharged condition.
• Connect the terminal of the battery and charger, then plug the charger
into a 120V AC outlet.
• It is normal for the charger to heat slightly. If the charger rises above
71°C / 160°F, disconnect the charger and call Customer Service for
assistance.
• Keep the charger away from water or excessive moisture to prevent
short-circuiting.
• Only use the charger specified with the original item. Do not charge the
battery with any other charger.
• Do not attempt to recharge non-rechargeable batteries with the original
charger.
• Do not replace the battery with any other battery, or the warranty
will be voided. If you need a replacement battery, see Page 19 for
replacement information.
• Remove damaged batteries from the vehicle immediately. Recycle or
dispose of the used batteries responsibly.
• Do not short circuit the supply terminals.
• Do not leave the battery connected in the vehicle for extended periods
of time when the vehicle is not being used. Disconnect the battery
connector from the engine connector before storing.
• The vehicle is equipped with a thermal fuse to protect the electric
circuit. If the vehicle cuts out, turn the vehicle off and on to reset.
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General Care
• Regularly inspect all vehicle parts to ensure they are in good working
condition.
• Regularly inspect the charger, cord, plug, and other related parts for
damage.
• Remove any damaged parts and immediately contact Customer Service
for replacement parts. See Service and Repairs on Page 19 for more
information.
• DO NOT operate the vehicle if there are any damaged parts.
• Carefully clean the vehicle with a damp cloth and mild soap. Do not
get water in or near any electrical parts. Do not wash the vehicle with a
hose.
• Store the vehicle indoors or use a tarp to cover it. Keep away from
stoves, heaters, or other sources of heat.
Troubleshooting Guide
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Completely read through the manual and troubleshooting guide before
contacting Customer Service.
Problem
Vehicle does not run
Potential Cause
Battery is low
Thermal fuse tripped
Wheel snap pins are
loose
Loose wires or loose
connectors
Battery is dead
Electrical system is
damaged
Motor is damaged
Vehicle only runs for a
short time
Undercharged battery
Overcharged battery
Vehicle runs slowly
Battery is old
Battery is not fully
charged
Battery is old
Too much weight on
vehicle
Harsh conditions
Solution
Recharge the battery
This product uses a
recoverable fuse which will
automatically cut power to
the vehicle if the current is
overflowed. The vehicle will
recover and properly function
again in 5 to 10 seconds
Tighten snap pins
Ensure the battery connectors
are securely attached. If wires
are loose, contact Customer
Service for repairs
Call Customer Service for
replacement battery
Call Customer Service for
repairs
Call Customer Service for
repairs
Ensure a secure connection
when the battery is
recharging. Recharge for at
least 8-12 hours
Never charge the battery for
more than 30 hours
Replace battery
Ensure a secure connection
when the battery is recharging
Call Customer Service to
order replacement battery
Reduce weight on vehicle (50
lbs max)
Operate the vehicle on level
ground and safe surfaces
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Problem
Vehicle needs a push to
start
Difficulty shifting
Motor or gear box
making grinding noises
Battery will not recharge
Battery makes bubbling
noise while recharging
Charger is warm
Potential Cause
Loose wires or loose
connectors
Solution
Ensure the battery connectors
are securely attached. If wires
are loose, contact Consumer
Service for repairs
“Dead spot” on motor
A “dead spot” means
electricity is not being
delivered to the terminal.
Contact Consumer Service for
repairs
Attempting to shift while Stop the vehicle before
vehicle is moving
shifting
Motor or gear damage
Contact Consumer Service for
repairs
Charger is not plugged in Plug in the charger to a
functional wall outlet
Charger is not working
Call Consumer Service for a
replacement
Loose connector or loose Check that the connectors are
adapter
securely plugged in to each
other
This is normal
No action required
This is normal
No action required
Service and Repairs
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Do not return this vehicle to the store.
If your product requires service, repairs or replacement parts, please
contact Aria Child Customer Service.
Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM (CST), Monday - Friday
Phone: 1-888-982-9309
Email: customerservice@ariachild.com
Web: www.ariachild.com
For a list of available replacement parts, please visit www.ariachild.com.
WE WILL REQUIRE PROOF OF PURCHASE. Please save your sales
receipt or register your product at www.ariachild.com.
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Warranty
Aria Child 6-Volt Limited Warranty
• One-year limited warranty from the date of purchase with proof of purchase from
an Aria Child certified retailer.
• Six month limited warranty on the 6-Volt battery with proof of purchase from an
Aria Child certified retailer.
• This one-year limited warranty covers the ride-on vehicle against defects in
materials and workmanship to the original purchaser. Proof of purchase receipt
from an Aria Child certified reseller is required.
• Aria Child ensures the original 6-Volt battery is warranted for 6 months from initial
purchase of the vehicle from a certified retailer. Proof of purchase receipt required.
• This warranty covers normal use and does not cover the Aria Child vehicle or
battery if deemed damaged by unreasonable use, modification, neglect, accident,
abuse, misuse, improper service or other causes not arising out of defects in
materials or workmanship. Evidence of any attempt at consumer repair will void
this warranty.
• This warranty does not cover, and is not intended to exclude any liability on the
part of Aria Child, whether under this warranty or implied by law for any indirect
or consequential damages for breach of warranty. Some states may not allow the
exclusion or limitation so this limitation may not apply to you.
Should you need service or assistance with your vehicle during the warranty period:
• Please do not return vehicle to the store.
• Consult the troubleshooting guide in this manual and online at www.ariachild.com
or
• Call Aria Child Customer Service at 1-888-982-9309
• Note: For any necessary repairs, the consumer will be responsible for freight
charges to Aria Customer Service.
Note: This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that
may vary from state to state.
Please save your original sales receipt.
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1131 W. Blackhawk St.
Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60642
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