NTENDED The intended use of the Pride Mobility Products device is to provide mobility to persons limited to a seated position that have the capability of operating a scooter. Please fill out the following information for quick reference:...
C O N T E N T S INTRODUCTION ........................4 SAFETY ............................5 III. YOUR SCOOTER ........................19 IV. BATTERIES AND CHARGING ..................24 OPERATION ..........................29 VI. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS ....................31 VII. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY ...................34 VIII.BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING ...................36 IX. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ....................38 Pathrider ES 10 www.pridemobility.com...
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I I . S A F E T Y 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.
Do not use a cell phone, walkie/talkie, laptop, or other radio transmitter while operating. 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. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
I I . S A F E T Y 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.
I I . S A F E T Y 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. Use only AGM or Gel-Cell batteries to reduce the risk of leakage or explosive conditions.
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.
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.
I I . S A F E T Y 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.
Your scooter is designed to provide optimum stability under normal driving conditions—dry, level sur- faces 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.
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! Even though your scooter may be capable of handling greater obstacles, Pride recommends that you do not attempt to negotiate a kerb that has a height greater than 5 cm (2 in.).
NOTE: If your scooter’s turning radius is greater than 152.4 cm (60 in.), it may be difficult to manoeu- vre in lifts and building entrances. Use caution when attempting to turn or manoeuvre your scooter in small spaces, and avoid areas that might pose a problem. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
If you will be transporting your scooter during travel, you may find it necessary to use a vehicle-mounted lift system or elevation product to aid in transportation. Pride recommends that you closely review the warnings, instructions, specifications, and safety information set forth by the manufacturer of the lift/ elevation product before using that product.
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 the batteries removed and/or properly secured.
I I . S A F E T Y POSITIONING BELTS Your authorised Pride Provider, therapist(s), and other healthcare professionals are responsible for deter- mining 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.
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.
I I I . Y O U R S C O O T E R TILLER CONSOLE The tiller console houses all of the controls needed to drive your scooter, including the speed adjustment dial, key switch, lights, battery condition meter, horn button, and the throttle control levers. See figure 4. PROHIBITED! Do not expose the tiller console to moisture.
See figure 6. See IX. “Care and Maintenance” for fuse replacement. NOTE: Keep all electrical areas clean and free of moisture and foreign material. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
PROHIBITED! Do not remove the anti-tip wheels or modify your scooter in any way that is not authorised by Pride. WARNING! The anti-tip wheels may cause interference with the smooth transition of your scooter when ascending or descending a curb. Contact your authorized Pride Provider for more information. 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.
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 Figure 8. Main Circuit Breaker (Rear Section the batteries.
I I I . Y O U R S C O O T E R SECURING THE SCOOTER Always secure the scooter in a forward-facing position in the vehicle. Attach the four tie-down straps to the designated securement points. See figures 9 and 10. Tighten the straps to sufficiently remove all slack. Never attach tie-downs to adjustable, moving, or removable parts of the scooter such as armrests, shrouds, and wheels.
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.
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.
We recommend that you charge your scooter’s batteries for at least 8 to 14 hours after daily use. Pride recommends that you charge the batteries for an additional 4 hours after the battery charger indicates that charging is complete.
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.
NOTE: If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag. Contact your local Figure 15. Battery Removal/Installation waste disposal agency or your authorised Pride Provider for instructions on disposal and battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
WARNING! Scooter braking distances are greater on an incline than on the horizontal. WARNING! 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. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
V . O P E R A T I O N 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.
4. Align the adjustment holes on the seat frame and armrest, then reinsert the detent pin. 5. Tighten the armrest adjustment knobs. ARMREST NOTE: Pivot the armrests upward to aid in getting ADJUSTMENT onto and off of your scooter. KNOBS Figure 18. Armrest Width Adjustment www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
V I . C O M F O R T A D J U S T M E N T S SEAT ROTATION ADJUSTMENT The seat rotation lever will secure the seat into sev- SEAT ROTATION LEVER eral positions. 1. Pull upward on the seat rotation lever to disen- gage the seat.
MANDATORY! Inspect positioning belt for loose or damaged parts before each use of the scooter. If you discover a problem, contact your authorised Pride Provider for maintenance and repair. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
V I I . D I S A S S E M B L Y A N D A S S E M B L Y DISASSEMBLY SEAT You can disassemble the scooter into several pieces: the seat, the front section, the rear section, the battery shroud, the basket, and the batteries.
9. Reconnect the front-to-rear harnesses. 10. Reinstall the battery shroud. 11. Reinstall the seat and rotate it into place. WARNING! After assembly, make absolutely certain the tiller lock knob is in the unlocked position before driving the scooter. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
Return the throttle control lever to position at start up. centre position, turn scooter off then back on. Speed pot error. Call your authorised Pride Provider for assistance. Motor volts error. Call your authorised Pride Provider for assistance. Other internal errors.
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.
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 insula- tion that you find before using your scooter again.
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. www.pridemobility.com Pathrider ES10...
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.
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, batteries, neoprene, silicone, and polyurethane materials.
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