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  • Page 1 PATHRIDER ES10...
  • Page 2 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:...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    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
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Pride to enhance or preserve the safe use of this product.
  • Page 5 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.
  • Page 6 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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 7 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.
  • Page 8 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.
  • Page 9 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.
  • Page 10 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.
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12 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.
  • Page 13 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.).
  • Page 14: Your Scooter

    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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 15 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.
  • Page 16 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.
  • Page 17 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.
  • Page 18 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.
  • Page 19 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.
  • Page 20 See figure 6. See IX. “Care and Maintenance” for fuse replacement. NOTE: Keep all electrical areas clean and free of moisture and foreign material. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 21 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.
  • Page 22 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.
  • Page 23 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.
  • Page 24: Batteries And Charging

    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.
  • Page 25 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.
  • Page 26 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.
  • Page 27 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.
  • Page 28 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.
  • Page 29: Operation

    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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 30 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.
  • Page 31: Comfort Adjustments

    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 Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 32 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.
  • Page 33 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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 34: Disassembly And Assembly

    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.
  • Page 35 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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 36 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.
  • Page 37 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.
  • Page 38: Care And Maintenance

    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.
  • Page 39 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. Pathrider ES10...
  • Page 40 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.
  • Page 41 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.
  • Page 42 N O T E S Pathrider ES 10
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