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Owner's Manual
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The Ultimate In Style & Performance
Exeter, PA
St. Catharines, ON


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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual ATTENTION: Please read the content of your owner’s manual before operating your scooter. The Ultimate In Style & Performance ® Exeter, PA St. Catharines, ON 1-800-800-8586
  • 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 ©2005 Pride Mobility Products Corp. INFMANU2915/Rev A/May 2005...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    IV. SPECIFICATIONS ........................15 YOUR SCOOTER........................17 VI. BATTERIES AND CHARGING .................... 21 VII. OPERATION ..........................25 VIII. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS....................27 IX. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY ..................30 BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING ..................... 33 XI. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ....................35 XII. WARRANTY ..........................37 Sundancer
  • Page 4: Introduction

    I N T R O D U C T I O N SAFETY WELCOME to Pride Mobility Products Corporation (Pride). The product you have purchased combines state- of-the art components with safety, comfort, and styling in mind. We are confident the design features will provide you with the conveniences you expect during your daily activities.
  • Page 5: Safety

    REMOVABLE PARTS WARNING! Do not attempt to lift or move your scooter by any of its removable parts. Personal injury and damage to the scooter may result. Sundancer
  • Page 6: Ii. Safety

    When driving down a ramp, keep the scooter’s speed adjustment set to the slowest speed setting to ensure a safely controlled descent. n Avoid sudden stops and starts. Sundancer...
  • Page 7 WARNING! Never carry an oxygen tank weighing more than 15 lbs. Never fill the rear basket with contents exceeding 15 lbs. Sundancer
  • Page 8 Regenerative: Uses electricity to rapidly slow the vehicle when the throttle control lever returns to the center/ stop position. n 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. Sundancer...
  • Page 9 WARNING! Be sure your scooter is traveling perpendicular to any curb you may be required to ascend or descend. See figures 3 and 3A. WARNING! Do not attempt to negotiate a curb that has a height greater than 2 in. Figure 3. Correct Curb Approach Figure 3A. Incorrect Curb Approach Sundancer
  • Page 10 Use your hand to turn the knob or push the handle or push-bar. n Drive your scooter gently and slowly forward to push the door open. Or drive your scooter gently and slowly backwards to pull the door open. Sundancer...
  • Page 11 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. Failure to do so may result in personal injury. Sundancer
  • Page 12 WARNING! Avoid using your armrests for weight bearing purposes. Such use may cause the scooter to tip and cause personal injury. WARNING! Avoid putting all of your weight on the floorboard. Such use may cause the scooter to tip and cause personal injury. Sundancer...
  • Page 13 The scooter user must exercise care and common sense when operating his/her scooter. This includes awareness of safety issues while under the influence of alcohol. WARNING! Do not operate your scooter while you are under the influence of alcohol, as this may impair your ability to drive safely. Sundancer
  • Page 14: Emi/rfi

    NOTE: For further information on EMI/RFI, go to the Resource Center on If unintended motion or brake release occurs, turn your scooter off as soon as it is safe to do so. Call Pride at 800-424-8205 to report the incident. Sundancer...
  • Page 15 S P E C I F I C A T I O N S 16" 8" Adjustable 90 ,100 102 ,105 3.5" 17" 42" 16" 22.5"- 31" 38" Turning Radius 23.5" Figure 4. Scooter Dimensions 2.5" 9" Figure 4A. Wheel dimensions (Front And Rear) Sundancer
  • Page 16: Iv. Specifications

    Type: solid; front: 2.5 in. x 9 in., rear: 2.5 in. x 9 in. Type: Two 12-volt deep-cycle (AGM or Gel-Cell type recommended) Battery Requirements Size: (U-1) 32 AH Weight: 25 lbs. each Onboard charger Battery Charger * Varies with user weight terrain type, battery charge, battery condition, and tire pressure. Sundancer...
  • Page 17: Your Scooter

    Turn the key counterclockwise to power down (turn off) your scooter. WARNING! If the key is moved to the off position while your Sundancer is in motion, the electronic brakes will engage and your Sundancer will come to an abrupt stop!
  • Page 18: V. Your Scooter

    The fuse helps protect your scooter’s lighting and tiller console systems from receiving an overload of electrical current. The fuse used in your scooter is the same type used in automobiles. See XI. “Care and Maintenance” for fuse replacement. Sundancer...
  • Page 19 Main Circuit Breaker (Reset Button) When the voltage in your Sundancer’s batteries becomes low or the scooter is heavily strained because of exces- sive loads or steep inclines, the main circuit breaker may trip to protect the motor and electronics from damage.
  • Page 20 The batteries store electrical energy that powers your Sundancer. See VI. “Batteries and Charging.” Anti-Tip Wheels The anti-tip wheels are an integral and important safety feature of your Sundancer. Do not, under any circum- stances, remove the anti-tip wheels from your Sundancer. See figure 6.
  • Page 21 6. When the batteries are fully charged, unplug the charger power cord from the wall outlet and then from the charger power cord receptacle. NOTE: There is a charger inhibit function on your scooter. The scooter will not run and the battery condition meter will not operate while the batteries are charging. Sundancer
  • Page 22: Vi. Batteries And Charging

    If you use your scooter once a week or less, charge its batteries at least once a week for 12 to 14 hours at a time. n Keep your scooter’s batteries fully charged. n Avoid deeply discharging your scooter’s batteries. n Do not charge your scooter’s batteries for more than 24 consecutive hours. Sundancer...
  • Page 23 Deep-cycle batteries employ a different chemical technology than that used in car batteries, nickel-cadmium batteries (nicads), or in other common battery types. Deep-cycle batteries are specifically designed to provide power, drain down their charge, and then accept a relatively quick recharge. Sundancer
  • Page 24 What about public transportation? If you intend to use public transportation while using your scooter, you must contact in advance the transportation provider to determine their specific requirements. Sundancer...
  • Page 25 Press your thumb against the appropriate side of the throttle control lever. n The electromechanical disc park brake automatically disengages and the scooter accelerates smoothly to the speed you preselected with the speed adjustment dial. n Pull on the left handgrip to steer your scooter to the left. Sundancer
  • Page 26: Vii. Operation

    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. Sundancer...
  • Page 27: Comfort Adjustments

    1. Pull up on the seat lock lever to unlock the seat. See figure 10. 2. Rotate the seat to the desired position. Figure 9B. Lowest Tiller Position 3. Release the seat lock lever to lock the seat securely in place. Sundancer
  • Page 28 8. Ensure that your seat is in the lowest position and that you have fully released the throttle control lever. 9. Toggle “off” the power seat switch before you attempt to drive your scooter again. NOTE: Frequent use of the power seat will more rapidly drain the charge of the batteries. Sundancer...
  • Page 29 Do not attempt to raise or lower the seat while in motion! Do not drive your scooter unless the power seat is fully retracted (in the lowest position). Sundancer
  • Page 30: Disassembly And Assembly

    See figure BATTERY STRAPS WARNING! Failure to unplug both battery harnesses and the front-to- rear harness prior to separating the front and rear sections could result in permanent damage to the scooter. BATTERY HARNESSES Figure 13. Battery Harnesses Sundancer...
  • Page 31 11. Pull up on the handhold (located on the front sec- tion) and push back on the seat post, then gently Figure 14. Front-To-Rear Harness separate the sections of the scooter. See figure 16. DETENT PIN Figure 15. Detent Pin Removal HANDHOLD Figure 16. Frame Separation Sundancer
  • Page 32 12. Carefully lift the seat and slide the seat platform post (on the seat bottom) into the seat pedestal. 13. Rotate the seat until it locks into place. FRONT-TO REAR HARNESS CABLE Figure 17. Frame Positioning Figure 18. Connecting The Frame Halves Sundancer...
  • Page 33: Basic Troubleshooting

    When the manual freewheel lever is pushed down, the brakes are disengaged and all power to the transaxle is cut. n Pull up on the manual freewheel lever, turn the scooter off, and then turn the scooter on, to return to normal scooter operation. Sundancer
  • Page 34: X. Basic Troubleshooting

    Or, see the previous troubleshooting question for load testing the batteries yourself. If you experience any problems with your scooter that you are not able to solve, immediately contact your authorized Pride Provider for information, maintenance, and service. Sundancer...
  • Page 35 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 authorized Pride Provider. Sundancer
  • Page 36: Xi. Care And Maintenance

    For prolonged storage, you may wish to place several boards under the frame of your scooter to raise it off of the ground. This takes the weight off the tires and reduces the possibility of flat spots developing on the areas of the tires contacting the ground. Sundancer...
  • Page 37 This warranty does not extend to those items which may require replacement due to normal wear and tear. n ABS Plastic shrouds n Motor brushes n Upholstery and seating n Brake Pads n Tires and tubes n Fuses/Bulbs Sundancer
  • Page 38: Xii. Warranty

    Circumstances beyond the control of Pride n Labor, service calls, shipping, and other charges incurred for repair of the product, unless specifically autho- rized, IN ADVANCE, by Pride Mobility Products Corporation n Repairs and/or modifications made to any part without specific consent from Pride...
  • Page 39 182 Susquehanna Ave. Exeter, PA 18643 1-800-800-8586

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