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Owner's Manual
The Ultimate In Style & Performance
Unit 106, Heyford Park Camp Road
Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5HA


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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual ® The Ultimate In Style & Performance Unit 106, Heyford Park Camp Road Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5HA
  • Page 2 We reserve the right to make changes as they become necessary. Any changes to our products may cause slight variations between the illustrations and explanations in this manual and the product you have purchased. Copyright © 2006 Pride Mobility Products Ltd. INFMANU3170/Rev A/February 2006...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION ....................... 4 SAFETY ..........................5 III. SPECIFICATIONS ......................16 YOUR SCOOTER ......................18 BATTERIES AND CHARGING ..................23 OPERATION ........................28 VII. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS ................... 30 VIII. TROUBLESHOOTING ....................34 CARE AND MAINTENANCE ................... 35 WARRANTY ........................38 Icon
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Pride to enhance or preserve the safe use of this product.
  • Page 5 Read and follow the information in the owner’s manual. Maximum seating weight. EMI-RFI- This product has been tested and passed at an immunity level of 20 V/m. Unlocked and in freewheel mode. Locked and in drive mode. Use only AGM or Gel-Cell batteries. Front-to-rear plug orientation. Icon
  • Page 6: Ii. Safety

    Prevent personal injury and equipment damage. Do not connect an extension cord to the AC/DC converter or the battery charger. Contact with tools can cause electrical shock. Disposal and recycling-Contact your authorised Pride Provider for information on proper disposal of your Pride product and its packaging.
  • Page 7 The contents of this manual are based on the expectation that a mobility device expert has properly fitted the scooter to the user and has assisted the prescribing healthcare professional and/or the authorised Pride Dealer in the instruction process for the use of the product.
  • Page 8 Your scooter is rated for a maximum weight capacity. Please refer to the specifications table for this limit. WARNING! Exceeding the weight limit voids your warranty and may result in personal injury and damage to your scooter. Pride will not be held responsible for injuries and/or property damage resulting from failure to observe weight limitations.
  • Page 9 WARNING! Never carry an oxygen tank weighing more than 7 kg (15 lbs.). Never fill the rear basket with contents exceeding 7 kg (15 lbs.). Icon
  • Page 10 ! Disc Park Brake: Activates mechanically after regenerative braking slows the vehicle to near stop or when power is removed from the system for any reason. ! Handb rake (Optional): Gives you additional stopping power when you squeeze it. See IV. “Your Scooter.” Icon...
  • Page 11 Your scooter is designed to provide optimum stability under normal driving conditions—dry, level surfaces 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 12 ! Use your hand to turn the knob or push the handle or push-bar. ! Drive your scooter gently and slowly forward to push the door open. Or drive your scooter gently and slowly rearwards to pull the door open. Icon...
  • Page 13 NOTE: If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag and call your authorised Pride Dealer for instructions on disposal. Your authorised Pride Dealer will also have the necessary information on battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
  • Page 14 Avoid reaching or bending while driving your scooter. When reaching, bending or leaning while seated on your scooter, it is important to maintain a stable centre of gravity and keep the scooter from tipping. Pride recommends that the scooter user determine his/her personal limitations and practice bending and reaching in the presence of a qualified healthcare professional.
  • Page 15 NOTE: For further information on EMI/RFI, visit the Resource Center on If unintended motion or brake release occurs, turn your scooter off as soon as it is safe to do so. Contact your authorised Pride Dealer to report the incident. Icon...
  • Page 16: Specifications

    (17" - 21") 13 cm (5") 52 cm 139.7 cm (20") (55") 40 cm (16") 175 cm 61 cm (69") (24") Turning Radius 65 cm (25.5") Figure 4. Scooter Dimensions 10 cm (4") 33 cm (13") Figure 4A. Tyre Dimensions Icon...
  • Page 17: Iii. Specifications

    (1) Varies with user weight, terrain type, battery amp-hour (AH), battery charge, battery condition and tyre condition. (2) Due to manufacturing tolerances and continual product improvement, this specification can be subject to a variance of (+ or – ) 3 %. NOTE: All specifications subject to change without notice. Icon
  • Page 18: Your Scooter

    ! Turn the key anticlockwise and remove it from the key switch to power down your scooter. WARNING! If the key is removed from the key switch while your scooter is in motion, the electronic brakes will engage and your scooter will come to an abrupt stop! Icon...
  • Page 19 Running Lights Switch This switch enables you to control the headlight and running (rear red) lights. Pride recommends that you turn your lights on whenever there is less than optimal lighting necessary for safe use. Toggle this switch to turn the running lights on and off.
  • Page 20 Motor/Transaxle Assembly The motor/transaxle assembly is the geared transmission and differential. It is a one-piece, direct drive, fully sealed assembly designed to provide quiet operation with maximum power and long life. Icon...
  • Page 21 They are bolted to the frame at the rearmost part of your scooter. See figure 8. PROHIBITED! Do not remove the anti-tip wheels or modify your scooter in any way that is not authorised by Pride. Icon...
  • 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 Dealer perform a load test on the batteries. ! If the main circuit breaker trips repeatedly, see Figure 8A.
  • Page 23: Batteries And Charging

    Refer to the label on the charger for a complete explanation of these indicators. CHARGER POWER LEAD PLUGS INTO AN ELECTRICAL VOLTAGE SWITCH OUTLET Figure 10. Charger On/Off and Voltage Switches Figure 10A. Off-Board Charger Icon
  • Page 24: V. Batteries And Charging

    WARNING! Prevent injury and/or equipment damage! Inspect the battery charger, wiring, and connectors for damage before each use. Contact your authorised Pride Dealer if damage is found.
  • Page 25 NOTE: If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag and call your authorised Pride Dealer for instructions on disposal. Your authorised Pride Dealer will also have the necessary information on battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
  • Page 26 ! Plan your route to avoid as many hills, cracked, broken or soft surfaces as possible. ! Limit your baggage weight to essential items. ! Try to maintain an even speed while your scooter is in motion. ! Avoid stop-and-go driving. Icon...
  • Page 27 We work closely with our battery manufacturer to provide batteries that best suit your scooter’s specific electrical demands. Fresh batteries arrive daily at Pride and are shipped fully charged to our customers. During shipping, the batteries may encounter temperature extremes that can influence their initial performance. Heat diminishes the charge on the battery;...
  • Page 28: Operation

    ! To stop, slowly release the throttle control lever. The electronic brakes will automatically engage when your scooter comes to a stop. NOTE: Your scooter’s reverse speed is slower then that of the forward speed you preset with the speed adjustment dial. Icon...
  • Page 29: Vi. Operation

    Although the controller is shut down, power will still be supplied to the scooter’s lighting system. If the power down timer feature takes effect, perform the following steps to resume normal operation. 1. Turn the key to the “off” position. 2. Turn the key back to the “on” position. Icon
  • Page 30 4. When the tiller reaches its lowest point, turn the tiller adjustment lever clockwise until it is tight to lock the tiller in place. TILLER BOOT TILLER ADJUSTMENT LEVER Figure 13. Tiller Angle Adjustment Icon...
  • Page 31: Vii. Comfort Adjustments

    3. Release the seat recline lever to lock the seat securely in place. WARNING! Always keep your back pressed firmly against the seatback while adjusting the angle. WARNING! Do not operate your scooter with the seatback in a reclined position. Icon
  • Page 32 2. Pull the strap on the right side of the belt until it is secure, but not so tight as to cause discomfort. REMOVE BOLT METAL TAB PLASTIC HOUSING REMOVE BOLT Figure 16. Positioning Belt Figure 17. Positioning Belt Installation Icon...
  • Page 33 6. Release the throttle control lever when you have attained your desired height. 7. Ensure your seat is in the lowest position and toggle off the power seat switch before you attempt to drive your scooter again. Figure 18. Power Seat Actuator Icon
  • Page 34: Troubleshooting

    I engage the Fully charge your scooter’s batteries. throttle control lever. ! ! ! ! ! Have your authorised Pride Dealer load test each bat- tery. ! ! ! ! ! Obtain a battery load tester at most any automotive parts store;...
  • Page 35: Care And Maintenance

    Your scooter requires a minimal amount of care and maintenance. If you do not feel confident in your ability to perform the maintenance listed below, you may schedule inspection and maintenance at your authorised Pride Dealer. The following areas require periodic inspection and/or care and maintenance. TYRE PRESSURE ! If equipped with pneumatic tyres, always maintain a proper 2-2.4 bar (30-35 psi) tyre pressure.
  • Page 36: Ix. 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 Dealer repair or replace any damaged connector, connection or insulation that you find before using your scooter again.
  • Page 37 Your scooter must be disposed of according to applicable local and national statutory regulations. Contact your local waste disposal agency or authorised Pride Dealer for information on proper disposal of packag- ing, metal frame components, plastic components, electronics and batteries.
  • Page 38: Warranty

    Pride Mobility Products Ltd. cannot be deemed responsible. NOTE: Pride Mobility Products Ltd. provides parts only under warranty. Your Pride Dealer is respon- sible for labour and service. Please contact your Pride Dealer for information about these services and for any applicable charges.
  • Page 39 Unit 106, Heyford Park Camp Road Upper Heyford, Oxfordshire OX25 5HA *INFMANU3170*...

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