Sunrise Medical Wheelchair Quickie 2 Lite Owner's Manual

Sunrise medical quickie wheelchair owner's manual.
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Q u i c k i e 2 L i t e
2 Lite
O w n e r ' s M a n u a l
This manual must be given to the rider of this wheelchair.
Before using this wheelchair read this entire manual and save for future reference.
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    Q u i c k i e 2 L i t e Quickie 2 Lite ® O w n e r ’ s M a n u a l Supplier: This manual must be given to the rider of this wheelchair. Rider: Before using this wheelchair read this entire manual and save for future reference.

  • Page 2: I. Introduction

    Sunrise supplier. Please feel free to write or call us at the address and telephone number below: Sunrise Medical Customer Service Department 7477 East Dry Creek Parkway...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    I. INTRODUCTION ... II. TABLE OF CONTENTS ... III. YOUR CHAIR AND ITS PARTS... IV. NOTICE - READ BEFORE USE ... V. GENERAL WARNINGS... A. Weight Limit ... B. Weight Training ... C.Getting to Know Your Chair ... D.To Reduce The Risk of an Accident ... E.

  • Page 4: Iii. Your Chair And Its Parts

    QUICKIE 2 LITE– SWING-AWAY FOOTREST Backrest Tube Backrest Pneumatic Tire Aluminum Handrim Aluminum Wheel Rim Spokes Rear Wheel Hub Quick-Release Axle Swing-Away Latch Release 10. Caster Housing Cap 11. Caster Housing 12. Seat Sling 13. X-Hinge (not shown– under seat) 14.

  • Page 5: V. General Warnings, A. Weight Limit, B. Weight Training, C.getting To Know Your Chair

    A. CHOOSE THE RIGHT CHAIR & SAFETY OPTIONS Sunrise provides a choice of many wheelchair styles to meet the needs of the wheelchair rider. However, final selection of the type of wheelchair, options and adjustments rests solely with you and your health care advisor. Choosing the best chair and set-up for your safety depends on such things 1.

  • Page 6: F. Changes & Adjustments, G.environmental Conditions, H.terrain, I. Street Use, J. Motor Vehicle Safety

    4. If your chair has anti-tip tubes, lock them in place. NOTE– See “Anti-Tip Tubes” (Section VIII) for times you should not use them. If you fail to heed these warnings damage to your chair, a fall, tip-over or loss of control may occur and cause severe injury to the rider or others. F.

  • Page 7: Vi. Warnings: Falls & Tip-overs, A. Center Of Balance, B. Dressing Or Changing Clothes, C.wheelies

    A. CENTER OF BALANCE WARNING The point where this chair will tip forward, back or to the side depends on its center of balance and stability. How your chair is set up, the options you select and the changes you make may affect the risk of a fall or tip-over. 1.

  • Page 8: F. Moving Backward, G.ramps, Slopes & Sidehills, H.transfers, I. Curbs & Steps, J. Stairs

    F. MOVING BACKWARD WARNING Use extra care when you move your chair backward. Your chair is most sta- ble when you propel yourself forward. You may lose control or tip over if one of the rear wheels hits an object and stops rolling. 1.

  • Page 9: A. Learning To Do A "wheelie, B. Descending A Curb Or Single Step

    WARNING Before you assist a rider, be sure to read the warnings “For Attendants” and follow all instructions that apply. Be aware that you will need to learn safe methods best suited to your abilities. A. LEARNING TO DO A “WHEELIE” WARNING Follow these steps to help the rider learn to do a “wheelie”: 1.

  • Page 10: A. Anti-tip Tubes (optional), B. Armrests, C.caster Pin Locks, D.cushion & Sling Seats, E. Fasteners

    A. ANTI-TIP TUBES (OPTIONAL) WARNING Anti-tip tubes can help keep your chair from tipping over backward in most normal conditions. 1. Sunrise Recommends Use Of Anti-Tip Tubes: a. UNLESS you are a skilled rider of this chair and are sure you are not at risk to tip over.

  • Page 11: H.transit Use, I. Transit Option, J. Positioning Belts, K. Push Handles, L. Quick-release Axles

    H. TRANSIT USE WARNING 1. If possible and feasible, the rider should transfer to the Original Equipment Manufacturer vehicle seat and use the vehicle restraint. 2. If the wheelchair is used for trans- port, it must be used in a forward- facing seating position.

  • Page 12: O.modified Seat Systems, P . Upholstery Fabric

    3. Low pressure in a rear tire may cause the wheel lock on that side to slip and may allow the wheel to turn when you do not expect it. 4. Make sure lock arms embed in tires at least 1/8 inch when locked. If you fail to do so, the locks may not work.

  • Page 13: A. To Mount And Remove Rear Wheels, B. Rear Wheel Axle Nut Adjustment

    NOTE ON TORQUE SETTINGS: A torque setting is the optimum tightening which should be made on a particular fastener. It is important to use proper torque settings where specified. A. TO MOUNT & REMOVE REAR WHEELS WARNING Do not use this chair UNLESS you are sure both quick-release axles are locked. An unlocked axle may come off during use and cause a fall.

  • Page 14: D.height Adjustable Armrests, F. Fixed Front Footrest Height Adjustment

    D. HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE ARMRESTS (OPTIONAL) 1. Installation a. Slide the outer armpost into the receiver mounted to the wheelchair frame. b. The armrest will automatically lock into place. 2. Height Adjustment a. Rotate release lever to second stop. b. Slide armrest pad up or down to desired height. c.

  • Page 15: G.angle Adjustable Footplates, H.backrest, I. Angle Adjustable Backrest

    G. ANGLE ADJUSTABLE FOOTPLATES 1. Composite Angle Adjustable Footplates a. Remove bolt (A) b. Pull footplate section (B) away from extension. c. Reposition footplate back onto extension in new angular position. Use premarked extension coupling (C) as guide. 2. Aluminum Angle Adjustable Footplate a.

  • Page 16: J. Seat Sling, K. Cushion Installation, L. Rear Axles

    J. SEAT SLING The seat sling can be adjusted through the use of hook and loop material beneath the seat. Seat sling also includes a folding strap on the seat to assist in folding the chair. NOTE– The seat sling folding strap is not intended as a carrying strap. Adjustment a.

  • Page 17: M.wheel Locks, N.casters

    Adjustment with Anti Tip Hardware: NOTE– Before adjusting wheel base estimate distance the rear wheels need to move in or outward. a. Remove outside nut. b. Remove anti tip receiver hardware with axle sleeve. c. Thread axle sleeve in or out as desired, ensuring that the final position leaves the flats of the axle sleeve parallel to the rear of the anti tip receiver.

  • Page 18: O. Anti-tip Tubes (optional)

    2. Re-squaring Your Casters Gently pry cap (A) off of both caster tubes. Locate the set screw (B) inside the right caster tube and loosen using an 1/4 inch hex key. Do not remove the set screw. Simply loosen it enough to allow the teeth on the upper and lower splines (C) to clear one another.

  • Page 19: P . Plastic Side Guards, Q.folding And Unfolding, R. Check-out

    P . PLASTIC SIDE GUARDS (OPTIONAL) Installation of side guard hardware. a. Position outer receiver hardware (A) on frame. b. On corresponding inside of the frame position inner clamping hardware (B) c. Insert two bolts with washer and tighten using 3/16 inch hex key Inserting and Removing of Side Guard a.

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    You will need to adjust your chair from time to time for best performance (especially if you alter the original settings). This chart gives you a first solution, then a second and a third if needed. You may need to look farther to find the best solution for a specific problem. NOTE–...

  • Page 21: Xi. Maintenance, A. Introduction, B. Maintenance Chart, C.maintenance Tips,, E. Storage Tips

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Proper maintenance will improve performance and extend the useful life of your chair. 2. Clean your chair regularly. This will help you find loose or worn parts and make your chair easier to use. 3. Repair or replace loose, worn, bent or damaged parts before using this chair.

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    A. FOR LIFETIME Sunrise warrants the frame and cross brace if applicable of this wheelchair against defects in materials and workmanship for the life of the original pur- chaser. The expected life of this frame is five years. B. FOR ONE (1) YEAR We warrant all Sunrise-made parts and components of this wheelchair against defects in materials and workmanship for one year from the date of first consumer purchase.

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    Sunrise Medical Inc. 7477 East Dry Creek Parkway Longmont, Colorado 80503 (800) 333-4000 In Canada (800) 263-3390 ©2008 Sunrise Medical Inc. 8.08 108590 Rev. A...

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