CM Series 3 and Series 4 User`s Manual

CM Series 3 and Series 4 User`s Manual
CM Series 3 and Series 4
User’s Manual
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Safety guide…………………………………………………………………………………………..
Specifications……………………………………………………………………………...........
Diagram………………………………………………………………………………………………….
Battery maintenance/charging………………………………….....…………………..
Assembly & setup……………………………………………………………………..………….
Scooter operation…………………………………………………………………………………
Environmental conditions…………………………………………………………………..
Maintenance………………………………………………………………………………………….
Limited Warranty…………………………………………………………………………………..
Troubleshooting……………………………………………………………………………………
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9-11
12-13
14-16
17-18
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IMPORTANT
PLEASE READ THIS BEF ORE USING THIS PROD UCT
READ THIS FIRST!
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.
Riders must be 16 YEARS OF AGE or older.
SAFETY
• Person without excellent vision, balance, coordination, reflex, muscle
and bone strength and good decision-making capabilities should not
use this product.
• Minors without adult supervision should not use this product.
• Persons unwilling or unable to take responsibility for their own actions
should not use this product.
• 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 kneepads and appropriate footwear.
• This product is ELECTRIC! DO NOT ride this product in wet conditions,
puddles or rainy weather.
3 QUICK REFERENCE
SAFETY GUIDE
• Maintain your scooter as recommended in this Product Handbook.
• The minimum age for riding this scooter is 16 years old.
• To avoid damage to the motor and footplate, do not overload the
scooter.
• Inspect your scooter thoroughly before each use for loose or missing
parts. Replace any part that is cracked, chipped or damaged before
use. Do not operate your vehicle if it is not functioning properly.
• Avoid unintentional starts by turning the scooter off while not in use.
• To avoid the risk of a short circuit in the electrical parts, do not use
your Electric scooter in the rain and never spray or wash off your
scooter with water.
• Do not place the battery near fire or heat.
• To avoid damage to the battery, do not use the charger if it has been
damaged in any way.
• Keep hands, face, feet and hair away from all moving parts.
• Do not touch the motor or wheels while they are rotating.
• Brakes are designed to control speed as well as stop the scooter.
Practice braking for proper slowing down and smooth stops.
• Do not store your scooter in direct sunlight for an extended time.
• Store your scooter in a dry place. Exposing your scooter to rain, snow,
or other precipitation may result in damage.
• Do not attempt to lift or move a power scooter by any of its removable
parts. Personal injury and damage to the power chair may result.
• Do not connect any electrical or mechanical devices to the scooter.
• Failure to obey this instruction may result in injury and will void the
warranty.
• Never use electronic radio transmitters such as CB, walkie talkies,
portable computers or cellular phones while using the vehicle without
first turning off the scooter.
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Riding Safety Guidelines
Always use a seatbelt, and keep your feet on the scooter all the time.
Never ride with more than one person.
Ride predictably and in a straight line. Never ride against traffic.
Use the signal lights to indicate turning or stopping.
Ride defensively. To other road users, you may be hard to see.
Concentrate on the path ahead. Avoid potholes, gravel and dirt, wet
road, oil, curbs, speed bumps, drain grates and other obstacles.
Be alert for unexpected events, such as opening car doors or cars
backing out of concealed driveways.
Be extra careful at intersections and when preparing to pass other
vehicles.
Familiarize yourself with all the bike's features. Practice signal lights,
braking and use of the horn.
Don't carry packages that will interfere with your visibility or control of
the scooter.
Don't use items that may restrict your hearing.
Maintain a comfortable stopping distance from all other riders, vehicles
and objects. Safe braking distance and forces are subject to the
prevailing weather and road conditions.
Your scooter works best on level ground. Use caution while going down
an incline, such as a hill or a ramp.
The scooter has an electrical brake cutoff system. When you engage
either brake, the throttle becomes inoperative. Release the throttle
before braking. Do not "ride" the brakes.
The CM SERIES 3 AND 4 has a speed control dial to regulate the speed
output. The rider can turn it from low to high and set it anywhere in
between. On the first ride, set the knob to its slowest position until the
rider feels comfortable and safe.
This a fast and powerful scooter that is capable of bringing the front
wheel up and off the ground if not careful. Having the seat slid completely
back as well as the speed control dial at its highest adjustment, increases
its ability to "Pop a Wheelie " when the throttle is engaged. Use caution!
5 Like any sport, cycling carries the risk of injury and damage. By choosing
to ride the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 you assume all responsibility for these
risks. Thus, follow all rules and regulations in your area for operating a
motorized bicycle. Obey the same road law as all other road vehicles,
including yielding the right-of-way to pedestrians, and stopping at red
lights and stop signs.
This product is NOT INTENDED for extreme or off-road use! Please take
care of your scooter! DO NOT JUMP or ABUSE THIS PRODUCT! DO NOT
RIDE IN WET/ICY CONDITIONS! Failure to follow these instructions will
VOID YOUR WARRANTY
YOUR INSURANCE POLICIES MAY NOT PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR
ACCIDENTS INVOLVING THE USE OF THIS CYCLE. TO DETERMINE IF
COVERAGE IS PROVIDED YOU SHOULD CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE
COMPANY OR AGENT.
Use While Under the Influence of Medication or Alcohol
Check with your physician if you are taking any medication that may
affect your ability to operate your powered scooter safely.
Do not operate your scooter while you are under the influence of alcohol
as this may impair your ability to operate your power scooter in a safe
manner.
6 Specifications
CM SERIES 3 AND 4
CM-401
CM-402
COLOR
Red, Silver, Blue, Orange
Red and Silver
Green, Red, Orange
POWER
Electric
Electric
Electric
WATTS
500 Watts
700 Watts
700 Watts
MOTOR TYPE
Transaxle differential
brushless motor
Transaxle differential
brushless motor
Transaxle differential
brushless motor
AMPS
20A
20A
20A
VOLTS
48 Volts
48 Volts
60 Volts
DIMENSIONS
61” x 29” x 41"
61” x 29” x 41"
61” x 29” x 41"
BATTERIES
48 volt lead acid
maintenance-free battery
48 volt lead acid
maintenance-free battery
48 volt lead acid
maintenance-free battery
TIRE SIZE
(3) 16”/2.5”
(4) 14”/2.25” (front),
16”/2.5” (rear)
(4) tubeless tires
CHARGER
Smart charger included
Smart charger included
Smart charger included
SPEED
Up to 18 mph
Up to 15 mph
Up to 15 mph
DISTANCE
Up to 45 miles/charge *
Up to 43 miles/charge*
Up to 40 miles/charge*
THROTTLE TYPE
Speed control- Twist
Throttle
Speed control- Twist
Throttle
Speed control- Twist
Throttle
KEY START
YES
YES
YES
BRAKING SYSTEM
Front and rear braking
system
Front and rear braking
system
Front and rear braking
system
DRIVE SYSTEM
Brushless motor
Brushless motor
Brushless motor
HEAD LIGHT
Yes
Yes
Yes
SHIPPING WEIGHT
280 lbs
300 lbs
320 lbs
NET WEIGHT
200 lbs
220 lbs
240 lbs
ELECTRIC LIGHT
Yes
Yes
Yes
BATTERY INDICATOR
Yes
Yes
Yes
STORAGE BASKET
Yes
Yes
Yes
SHOCK ABSORBER
Two rear shock absorber
on the frame
Two rear shock absorber
on the frame
Two rear shock absorber
on the frame
ALARM
Anti-theft alarm
Anti-theft alarm
Anti-theft alarm
* Note: distance varies by rider’s weight, terrain, road surfaces, etc. 7 Diagram
1. Battery Storage Access
6. Throttle
2. Seat Recline Adjuster
7. Brake Levers
3. Drop down armrest
8. Ignition Switch
4. Forward/reverse switch
9. Basket
5. Instrument Panel
10. Variable Speed Control
1. Brake Levers
6. Throttle
2. High/Low beam Selector
7. Ignition Switch
3. Rearview mirrors
8. Forward/Reverse switch
4. Instrument panel
9. Turn signal
8 BATTERY MAINTENANCE and CHARGING INSTRUCTIONS
1. While charging the Battery, keep the key switch OFF.
2. You MUST FULLY CHARGE the battery prior to initial use.
(Follow charging instructions in your Product Handbook)
3. Charge immediately after each use.
4. Charge before storage. You must charge the battery no less
than every 30 days. Even a healthy battery will discharge itself
slowly.
5. Charge the unit for 6 to 8 hours or until the light on the charger
turns red & green.
6. DO NOT deep discharge the battery.
7. For safety purposes, DO NOT charge for over 8 hours.
8. Turn the unit OFF when not in use.
Other Considerations
• Read the charger label to learn about the charger indicator
lights, and their meanings.
• Verify that you are using the correct charger for your vehicle,
and that the charger input power is compatible the "house
current" in your area.
• Keep the charger and battery away from water to prevent
electrical shock and shorting. The charger is intended for use
in a covered dry area only.
• Plug the end of the charger's cord into the socket of the
9 adaptor first. Next connect the adaptor to the CM SERIES 3
AND 4 (the charger port in located below the front of the seat).
Then plug the chargers' AC cords into the wall outlet.
• Generally, a short drive will require a short time to re-charge,
and a long ride will require a longer time. A complete (90%)
discharge may require 6 hours to recharge. To prevent
electrolysis (battery fluid loss by hydrogen generation,) do not
charge for longer than eighteen hours.
Battery Care and Maintenance
What to Expect from Your Batteries (Ideally)
• The battery is a sealed lead-acid type, with a gel electrolyte.
With normal use, it can last for well over 300
charge/discharge cycles.
• Know that normal use should mean partial, and not
complete discharging. If you employ "shallow" discharge
cycles, using less than 30% of battery's capacity, the battery
can achieve up to 1,200 charge/discharge cycles.
• Thus, it is good to charge the battery after each ride. A
partial discharge will require less time on the chargers.
What to Expect (Realistically)
• The battery can keep its performance for about 200
charge/discharge cycles, with high current and deep (80%)
discharging. The storage capacity of the battery will decline
after 200 times recharging. If you re-charge the battery
before it is depleted, you will dramatically extend the
battery's cycle life.
In Summary
Always try to recharge the Battery Pack within 24 hours
10 after use to maximize battery cycle life and prevent
damage.
Battery Trouble
Should a battery ever leak, do not touch the battery liquid. If you
are exposed to the solution, flush the affected area with water. If
you must handle the battery, wear disposable gloves.
Replace the battery if there are leaks, visible breaks or cracks.
Dispose of used batteries by taking them to a recycling center,
or according to state and local laws.
Battery Temperature Sensitivity
Ambient temperature will affect almost every kind of battery.
Usually, the battery shows good discharging capability at higher
air temperature. When the air temperature is under 0 °F, the
battery power will decline more than one third. So it is natural
that the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 will not reach its normal mileage in
winter or in cold weather. When the air temperature is up to 68
°F, the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 will achieve its normal range
capability.
When the ambient temperature is over 110 °F (as when exposed
to summer sunshine for a long period), batteries and other
electric components usually run in an abnormal fashion.
11 ASSEMBLY AND SETUP
1. Remove your CM SERIES 3 AND 4 from its shipping carton.
CM SERIES 3 AND 4 weighs about 200+ lbs., so get help, and
use care. Cut away any residual packing materials with a knife
or scissors.
2. Attach the Rear View Mirrors to the mounting holes. A wrench
can be used to tighten the lock nuts at the base of each
mirror.
3. Check if the brakes are properly adjusted. The brake handles
should stop short of touching the handgrip, when fully
engaged. The rear brake cable can be adjusted in two places:
• At the cable end bracket, just before the lever, with 8 and 10
mm wrench adjustments, and
• At the end of the lever, with a 10 mm nut fastener.
The front brake is adjusted at
the end of the cable, at the
saddle nut.
4. Circuit Breaker. Using the ignition key, open the rear storage
compartment located under the seat. Locate the circuit
breaker and switch it from off to on.
a. Your CM SERIES 3 AND 4 has been in transit and
storage. You must charge the batteries before riding it.
12 Charge the battery by plugging the charger into the CM
SERIES 3 AND 4 Charger Ports.
Seat Adjustment
1. Locate and adjust forward/reverse seat handle located
under the seat. 2. Locate and adjust the reclining seat lever located on side of
seat.
Seat armrest can be in an upright position or a down position.
Key Fob
Scooter Operation
13 Locate the below listed materials in rear basket:
• Set of mirrors
• Electric charger
• Scooter Key
• Owner’s manual
Caution!
§ To prevent injury to yourself or others, always ensure that the
power is switched off when getting on or off the scooter.
§ Always check that the variable speed control is set to the
desired speed setting.
§ Always check you have selected the correct forward or reverse
button when about to drive.
§ Always reduce your speed when making sharp turns.
§ Do not switch off the power when the scooter is still moving
forward
Pre-Ride Check
1. Be sure the tires have sufficient air. Low tire pressure risks rim
pinching (tube failure) and lowers your range (distance per
charge).
2. Be sure the battery is fully charged. Riding on a low state-ofcharge will reduce range, and can damage the battery.
a. Be very careful not to twist the throttle and engage
the hand brake at the same time. If this occurs
excessive power will occur and this will cause the
scooter to leap forward.
3. Verify the proper adjustment and function of the brakes.
4. Make sure the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 is in good mechanical
14 order. Visually inspect and hand-check the vehicle, and snug
any loose bolts, screws, or other fasteners.
5. With the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 visually inspected, turn the key
switch and apply the throttle, to verify the motor's smooth
operation. Apply the brake to stop the motor. Verify that the
throttle is inoperative when either brake is applied.
Steps to Startup
1. Adjust the Rear View Mirrors so that you can see clearly
behind you.
2. ADJUST THE SPEED CONTROL KNOB! Adjust to slow for the
initial ride until you feel comfortable.
3. Insert the key into the key switch and turn the key from OFF to
ON.
4. The CM SERIES 3 AND 4 has an onboard Voltmeter, indicating
the Battery's approximate state-of-charge. It is normal for this
reading to "sag" somewhat during acceleration. Excessive
Voltage "sag" is a sign of a depleted or damaged battery.
When a battery is exhausted, if you force it to supply energy, it
will dramatically damage the battery. At this time, the low
voltage protector will shut off the power automatically,
protecting the battery from further damage.
5. Hold onto the handlebars with both hands. Assume a wellbalanced position. Your right hand will control the accelerator.
Twist the accelerator slowly to avoid a sudden rush of speed
forward. The speed of the bike will increase as you twist the
accelerator more. Release the accelerator and apply the
brakes to stop your bike. You will control the speed of the bike
by using both the accelerator and the brakes. When the brake
15 handle is squeezed it cuts power to the accelerator.
6. Give the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 some acceleration and speed by
first applying the throttle gently. Try not to brake and
accelerate needlessly.
7. Return the key to the OFF position and take out the key after
riding, to secure your property and to save battery power.
16 Environmental Conditions
Rain, Sleet and Snow
If exposed to water, your power scooter is susceptible to damage
to electronic or mechanical components. Water can cause
electronic malfunction or promote premature corrosion of
electrical components and frame.
Ramps and Curbs
Check that ramp surface is toughened to prevent slipping. Never
drive across a slope or turn sharply on a slope.
When driving up curbs, always check the height of the curb to
ensure that it does not exceed 4” in height.
Wet Weather Riding
Wet weather impairs traction, braking and visibility, both for the
rider and for other vehicles sharing the road. The risk of accident
is dramatically increased in wet conditions. In wet weather you
need to take extra care. In wet conditions, the stopping power of
your brakes (as well as the brakes of other vehicles sharing the
road) is dramatically reduced. This makes it harder to control
speed and easier to lose control. To make sure that you can
slow down and stop safely in wet conditions, apply your brakes
earlier and more gradually than you would under normal, dry
conditions.
Decrease your riding speed, avoid sudden braking, and take
corners with additional caution. Keep in mind that there is a
direct, but inverse, relationship between speed and
controllability.
Be more visible on the road. Wear reflective clothing and use
17 safety lights.
Potholes and slippery surfaces such as lane markings and train
tracks all become more hazardous when wet.
Night Riding
A rider is very difficult for motorists to see at dusk, at night, or at
other times of poor visibility. If you must ride under these
conditions, check and be sure you comply with all local laws
about night riding; follow the Rules of the Road, and take the
following precautions:
Make sure that your CM SERIES 3 AND 4 is equipped with
correctly positioned and securely mounted reflectors. Make sure
your clothing or cargo does not obstruct a reflector or light.
Ensure that the front lights are on.
Wear light colored, reflective clothing and accessories, any
reflective device or light source that moves will help you get the
attention of approaching motorists, pedestrians and other traffic.
Ride slowly. Avoid hazards, such as potholes and curbs.
Avoid areas of heavy traffic, dark areas, and roads with speed
limit over 35 mph. If possible, ride on routes already familiar to
you.
Ride at night only if necessary- Slow down and use familiar roads
with street lighting, if possible.
18 What Does "Maximum Range" mean?
To determine the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 maximum per-charge
distance, the testing environment was:
• Rider weight: 180 lbs.
• Air temperature: 77 °F
• No headwind, smooth, level road, infrequent braking and
steady speed.
Under these conditions, the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 maximum range
is up to 43 miles.
Frequent braking and acceleration, driving into headwinds, up
hills or with cargo will all consume a lot of battery energy. In
these conditions, the CM SERIES 3 AND 4 will not reach its
normal range.
MAINTENANCE
Your CM SERIES 3 AND 4 should be checked once a year for a
thorough inspection and adjustment. This can guarantee the
comfort, safety and the normal operating life of the CM SERIES 3
AND 4
Front and Rear Brakes
The adjustment of the front brake is the same as in a common
motorcycle. It is very important to brake effectively and to be
sure that the battery shut-off device is in good condition. When
the brake lever is released, the wheel should spin without
resistance. If it drags, it will waste a lot of electric power. You
should change the brake's shoes when they are worn to one-third
of their original thickness.
The rear drum brake is very similar to the brakes on electric
scooter products. When this brake is exhausted, a squealing
19 sound will be heard upon brake application.
Front and Rear Tires
The changing method of the front tire is the same as common
bicycle. It is more complex to change the rear tire because of
the motor and brake assemblies, and associated wiring and
cabling. If you are not comfortable with undertaking this
operation, you can ask your servicing dealer or mechanic to
change it.
Fuse
The CM SERIES 3 AND 4 comes with one 25A Glass Fuse. The
fuse is located under the headlight fairing.
Lubrication
You should inspect and maintain your CM SERIES 3 AND 4 and
lubricate the mechanical power transmission components. The
brake cables may also need lubrication
Lubricate the brake cables with silicone or graphite lubricant.
Maintenance period: one month.
Lubricate the fork Shock Absorber tube, axle rim, and the axle
ball bearing with SH/T0386 lubricant, bicycle or lithium grease.
Maintenance period: one year.
Cleaning
1) Never wash the bike using high-pressure water, as it will cause
damage to the electric scooter.
2) Never use lubricant to clean the metal parts of the bike and
never apply lubricant to the drum brake and the tire.
20 Scheduled Maintenance
The CM SERIES 3 AND 4 should be checked from time to time.
Refer to the maintenance schedule in the following chart:
If you find problems that you cannot solve during your inspection
and maintenance, please send your bike to an authorized service
repair store. Never take apart or repair the bike yourself, as this
will void the warranty.
21 Warranty
For valid warranty claims, Charged Mobility LLC will, at its
discretion, replace/repair/refund items mutually agreed to be
defective. Charged Mobility LLC’s warranty is as follows:
1. Frame: (2) Year limited warranty
2. Electronic components and charger: (3) Year limited warranty
3. Controllers: (3) Year limited warranty
4. Batteries: Not warranted
5. Consumables: Wheel Tires, arm pads and seat cushions: Not
warranted
6. Labor costs are NOT covered by warranty
Any damage or defect of any nature occurring from the misuse
of the product is not to be covered. The warranty is to start from
the date of arrival of our products.
22 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
NOTE: If other problems occur, do not attempt to disassemble
the electric bike on your own, please contact your retailer or
Charged Mobility LLC at www.chargedmobility.com.
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