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  • Page 1 HURRICANE...
  • Page 2 The latest/current version of this manual is available on our website. Copyright © 2009 Pride Mobility Products Corp. INFMANU2635/Rev E/September 2009...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SAFETY ............................5 III. YOUR PMV ..........................17 IV. BATTERIES AND CHARGING ..................21 OPERATION ..........................26 VI. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS ....................28 VII. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY ..................31 VIII. BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING ..................34 IX. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ....................36 WARRANTY ..........................40 APPENDIX I - SPECIFICATIONS ....................42 Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    I . I N T R O D U C T I O N SAFETY WELCOME to Pride Mobility Products Corporation (Pride). The PMV you have purchased combines state-of-the-art components with safety, comfort, and styling in mind. We are confident that these design features will provide you with the conveniences you expect during your daily activities.
  • Page 5 EMI-RFI- This product has been tested and passed at an immunity level of 20 V/m. Unlocked and in freewheel mode. Place unit on level ground and stand to one side when changing from drive mode to freewheel mode or freewheel mode to drive mode. Locked and in drive mode. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 6: Ii. Safety

    3-pronged adapter to an electrical outlet having 2-pronged plug access. Do not connect an extension cord to the AC/DC converter or the battery charger. Keep tools and other metal objects away from battery terminals. Contact with tools can cause electrical shock. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 7 Keep your hands away from the tires when driving. Be aware that loose fitting clothing can become caught in the drive tires. Disposal and recycling — Contact your authorized Pride Provider for information on proper disposal of your Pride product and its packaging. Contains Lead. Wear safety goggles. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 8 PRE-RIDE SAFETY CHECK Get to know the feel of your PMV and its capabilities. Pride recommends that you perform a safety check before each use to make sure your PMV operates smoothly and safely. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 9 When driving down a ramp, keep the PMV’s speed adjustment set to the slowest speed setting to ensure a safely controlled descent. See III. “Your PMV.” Avoid sudden stops and starts. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 10 1 may put your PMV in an unstable position and cause it to tip. WARNING! Never carry an oxygen tank weighing more than 15 lbs. (6.8 kg). Never fill the rear basket with contents exceeding 15 lbs. (6.8 kg). www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 11 Regenerative: Uses electricity to rapidly slow the vehicle when the throttle control lever returns to the center/stop position. 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. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 12 2 in. (5 cm). Doing so could cause instability in your PMV. Figure 3. Correct Curb Approach Figure 4. Incorrect Curb Approach www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 13 Use your hand to turn the knob or push the handle or push-bar. Drive your PMV gently and slowly forward to push the door open. Or drive your PMV gently and slowly backwards to pull the door open. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 14 PREVENTING UNINTENDED MOVEMENT WARNING! If you anticipate being seated in a stationary position for an extended period of time, turn off the power. This will prevent unexpected motion from inadvertent throttle control lever contact. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 15 PMV and cause your PMV to tip. WARNING! Keep your hands away from the tires when driving. Be aware that loose fitting clothing can become caught in drive tires. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 16 NOTE: For further information on EMI/RFI, go to the Resource Center on www.pridemobility.com. If unintended motion or brake release occurs, turn the PMV off as soon as it is safe to do so. Contact your authorized Pride Provider to report the incident. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 17 Toggle the switch rearward to turn off the flashers. Horn Button These buttons activate a warning horn. Your scooter must be powered up for the horn to be operational. Do not hesitate to use the warning horn when doing so may prevent accident or injury. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 18: Iii. Your Pmv

    Release the throttle control lever and allow your PMV to come to a complete stop before engaging the other side of the lever. When the throttle control lever is completely released, it automatically returns to the center “stop” position and engages your PMV’s brakes. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 19 WARNING! Do not remove the anti-tip wheels or modify your PMV in any way that is not authorized by Pride. Batteries (Not Shown) The batteries store electrical energy that powers your PMV. See IV. “Batteries and Charging ” for infor- mation on how to charge your PMV batteries. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 20 If the breaker trips frequently, you may need to charge the batteries more often or have your authorized Pride Provider perform a load test on the batteries. If the main circuit breaker trips repeatedly, see your authorized Pride Provider for service. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 21 If the battery charger is exposed to adverse or extreme weather conditions, then it must be allowed to adjust to the difference in environmental conditions before use indoors. Refer to the manual supplied with the battery charger for more information. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 22: Iv. Batteries And Charging

    Ensure the red (+) and black (-) battery cables are connected properly to the battery terminals. Ensure both battery harnesses that extend from the batteries are plugged into their mating harness leading to the charger. Ensure both ends of the charger power cord are inserted fully. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 23 Do not use wet-cell batteries, which have removable caps. WARNING! Corrosive chemicals are contained in batteries. Use only AGM or Gel- Cell batteries to reduce the risk of leakage or explosive conditions. NOTE: Sealed batteries are not serviceable. Do not remove the caps. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 24 It may take a few days for the temperature of your PMV’s batteries to stabilize and adjust to their new room or ambient temperature. More importantly, it takes a few charging cycles (partial draining followed by full recharging) to establish the critical chemical balance that is essential to a deep-cycle battery’s peak performance and long life. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 25 What about public transportation? If you intend to use public transportation with your PMV, you must contact the transportation provider in advance to determine their specific requirements. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 26: Operation

    Pull on the left handgrip to steer your PMV to the left. Pull on the right handgrip to steer your PMV to the right. Move the tiller to the center position to drive straight ahead. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 27: V. Operation

    Although the controller is shut down, power will still be supplied to the PMV’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. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 28 1. With your back pressed up against the seatback, Figure 12A. Seatback Adjustment lift up on the seatback adjustment lever and lean forward or rearward to adjust the seatback angle. 2. Release the seatback adjustment lever once the seat is in a comfortable riding position. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 29: Vi. Comfort Adjustments

    Reinstall the nut and tighten. LOCATING 7. Tighten the clamp-action bolt HOLES 8. Reinstall the rear shroud and the seat. SEAT HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT BOLT CLAMP-ACTION BOLT LOWER SEAT POST Figure 13. Seat Height Adjustment Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 30 Figure 14. Power Seat Switch (With Vertical Line And Cir- Figure 15. Power Seat Switch (With No Markings)-Activates cle) Used In Conjuction With Throttle Control Lever to The Power Seat Actuator Activate The Power Seat Actuator (Switch Shown In The “Off” Position) www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 31 REAR SHROUD FRONT SECTION BATTERIES BASKET Figure 16. The Hurricane Disassembled WARNING! Avoid lifting weight beyond your physical capability. Ask for assistance when necessary while disassembling or assembling your PMV. 1. Place the manual freewheel lever in the drive posi- T-HANDLE BATTERY HARNESS tion.
  • Page 32: Vii. Disassembly And Assembly

    3. Lift the front section up until the lower pegs are no longer in the slots. See figure 20. 4. Carefully move the front section away from the rear section. SLOT Figure 19. Frame Positioning Figure 20. Separating The Frame Sections www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 33 Push back on the toggle latch so it locks in place. 6. Reinstall the batteries into the battery wells and reconnect the battery strap. 7. Connect the front-to-rear harness and both T-handle battery harnesses. 8. Reinstall the shroud. 9. Reinstall the seat. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 34 Assembly.” Be sure the power down timer feature has not been activated. See V. “Operation.” Check the 3-amp fuse located on the lower portion of the tiller console. See IX. “Care and Mainte- nance” for fuse replacement. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 35: Viii. Basic Troubleshooting

    Or, see the previous troubleshooting question for load testing the batteries yourself. If you experience any problems with your PMV that you are not able to solve, immediately contact your authorized Pride Provider for information, maintenance, and service. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 36: Care And Maintenance

    Pride Provider. CONSOLE, CHARGER, AND REAR ELECTRONICS Keep these areas free of moisture. Allow these areas to dry thoroughly if they have been exposed to moisture before charging the batteries and operating your PMV again. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 37 9. Slide the wheel back onto the axle. Make sure that the axle key is in the axle slot. See figure 22. WARNING! Failure to ensure that the axle key is properly installed into the axle slot when mounting the wheel can result in electronic brake failure, personal injury, and/or product damage. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 38 3. Insert a new fuse of the proper rating. WARNING! The replacement fuse must exactly match the rating of the fuse being replaced. Failure to use properly rated fuses may cause damage to the electrical system. Figure 24. Working Fuse Figure 24A. Blown Fuse (Replace) www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 39 Your PMV must be disposed of according to applicable local and national statutory regulations. Contact your local waste disposal agency or authorized Pride Provider for information on proper disposal of pack- aging, metal frame components, plastic components, electronics, batteries, neoprene, silicone, and poly- urethane materials. Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 40: Warranty

    The battery is covered by a separate six-month warranty, provided by the battery manufacturer. The bat- teries are not warranted by Pride. RECONDITIONED UNITS WARRANTY All reconditioned units are covered by a six-month warranty from Pride effective from the date of purchase. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 41: X. Warranty

    Circumstances beyond the control of Pride Labor, service calls, shipping, and other charges incurred for repair of the product, unless specifically authorized, IN ADVANCE, by Pride Mobility Products Corporation Repairs and/or modifications made to any part without specific consent from Pride...
  • Page 42: Appendix I - Specifications

    AGM or Gel-Cell type required. See IV. “Batteries and Charging.” Battery weight may vary based on battery manufacturer. Includes standard seat NOTE: This product conforms to all applicable ANSI-RESNA testing requirements and ISO 7176 series EN12184 standards. All specifications subject to change without notice. www.pridemobility.com Hurricane...
  • Page 43 4 in. (10.2 cm) 52 in. (132 cm) 18 in. (45.7 cm) 18 in. (45.7 cm) 24 in. (61 cm) 19 in. (48.3 cm) 65 in. (165.1 cm) TURNING RADIUS 24 in. (61 cm) Figure 25. Hurricane Dimensions Hurricane www.pridemobility.com...
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