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Pride Victory XL-4 Owner's Manual

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Owner's Manual
ATTENTION:
Please read the content
of your owner’s manual
before operating your
scooter.
21 Healey Road
Dandenong, 3175
Victoria, Australia
ACN # 088 609 661
www.pridemobility.com

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  • Page 1 Owner’s Manual ATTENTION: Please read the content of your owner’s manual before operating your scooter. 21 Healey Road Dandenong, 3175 Victoria, Australia ACN # 088 609 661 www.pridemobility.com...
  • Page 2 Using your Pride product safely depends upon your diligence in following the warnings, cautions, and instructions in this owner’s manual. Using your Pride product safely also depends upon your own good judgement and/or common sense, as well as that of your provider, caregiver, and/or healthcare professional.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    C O N T E N T S INTRODUCTION ..................4 SAFETY ...................... 6 III. SPECIFICATIONS ..................15 IV. YOUR VICTORY XL-4 ................17 BATTERIES AND CHARGING ..............23 VI. OPERATION ....................28 VII. COMFORT ADJUSTMENTS ..............30 VIII.TROUBLESHOOTING ................34 IX.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Your understanding of these instructions is essential for the safe operation of your new Pride Scooter. Pride is not liable for damage to property or personal injury arising out of the unsafe use of a Pride Scooter. Pride is also not liable for any property damage or personal injury arising out of the failure of any person...
  • Page 5 I N T R O D U C T I O N My Authorised Pride Provider Is: Name:_______________________________________________________________________________ Address:_____________________________________________________________________________ Phone Number:________________________________________________________________________ Quick Reference Information: Scooter Model:_________________________________________________________________________ Serial Number:__________________________________________________________________________ Purchase Date:________________________________________________________________________ NOTE: If you ever lose or misplace your product registration card or owner’s manual, e-mail or write us and we will be glad to send you a new one immediately.
  • Page 6: Safety

    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 provider in the instruction process for the use of the product.
  • Page 7 Your Victory XL-4 is rated for a maximum weight limit of 181 kg. 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 8 8.7% 17.6% Figure 1. Maximum Recommended Incline Angle WARNING! Any attempt to climb or descend a slope steeper than 17.6 % may put your scooter in an unstable position and cause it to tip, resulting in personal injury. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 9 WARNING! When cornering sharply, reduce your speed. When using your scooter at higher speeds, do not corner sharply. This greatly reduces the possibility of a tip or fall. To avoid personal injury or property damage, always exercise common sense when cornering. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 10 Your scooter is designed to provide optimum stability under normal driving conditions—dry, level surfaces composed of concrete or asphalt. 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 11 Obey all local pedestrian traffic rules. Wait until your path is clear of traffic, and then proceed with extreme caution. NOTE: Safety accessories such as fluorescent flags are available to order from your authorised Pride provider. INCLEMENT WEATHER PRECAUTIONS WARNING! It is recommended that you do not operate your scooter in icy or slippery conditions or on salted surfaces (i.e., walks or roads).
  • Page 12 If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag and call your authorised Pride provider for instructions on disposal. Your Pride provider will also have the necessary information on battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
  • Page 13 Power down your scooter. See VI. “Operation.” n Ensure that your scooter is not in freewheel mode. See IV. “Your Victory XL-4.” n Make certain that the seat is locked into place and the key is removed from the key switch.
  • Page 14 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. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 15: Specifications

    51 cm 43 cm - 53 cm 13 cm Figure 4. Victory XL-4 Dimensions 52 cm 139.7 cm 40 cm 61 cm 180 cm Turning Radius 65 cm 10 cm 33 cm Figure 4A. Victory XL-4 Tyre Dimensions Victory XL-4...
  • Page 16 Power seat, rear basket, safety flag, single crutch holder, double crutch holder, oxygen holder, walker holder, cane/crutch holder (bracket mount), cane crutch holder (armrest mount), cup holder, quad cane holder *Varies with user weight, terrain type, battery charge, battery condition, and tyre condition. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 17: Your Victory Xl-4

    See figure 6. CAUTION! Do not expose the control console assembly to moisture. In the event it does become exposed to moisture, do not attempt to operate your Victory XL-4 until it has dried thoroughly. BATTERY CONDITION METER...
  • Page 18 For instructions on how to operate the throttle control lever, see VI. “Operation.” Light Switch This switch enables you to control the headlight and running (rear red) lights. Pride recommends that you should turn your lights on whenever there is less than optimal lighting necessary for safe use.
  • Page 19 V I C T O R Y X L - 4 Handbrake Lever (Optional) Your Victory XL-4 may be equipped with a handbrake lever, located on the tiller handle. This lever provides you with additional stopping power. See figure 7.
  • Page 20 See figure 9. Batteries The batteries store the electrical energy that powers your Victory XL-4. For instructions on charging your batteries, see V. “Batteries and Charging.”...
  • Page 21 WARNING! Do not expose the electronic controller module to moisture. If it does become exposed to moisture, do not attempt to operate your scooter until it has dried thoroughly. WARNING! Your Victory XL-4 is equipped with a microprocessor based, programmable controller. The controller must be programmed by an authorised Pride technician only. Improper programming of the controller could result in unsafe operation of your scooter, causing personal injury or damage to your scooter.
  • Page 22 The fuses are part of the rear light assembly located on the underside of the shroud. To replace a fuse, first remove the rear shroud. Lift the rubber cap that opens the fuse box and replace the old fuse with a 2-amp fuse. NOTE: Fuses used on the Victory XL-4 are the same type as used in automobiles. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 23: Batteries And Charging

    6. When the batteries are fully charged, unplug the charger power cord from the wall outlet and then from the charger power port 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. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 24 If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag and call your authorised Pride provider for instructions on disposal. Your authorised Pride provider will also have the necessary information on battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
  • Page 25 (starting) batteries such as those sold for automobiles. CAUTION! Do not remove the caps from sealed batteries. Water cannot be added to sealed batteries. Cap removal voids the battery warranty and may cause damage to the batteries and to your scooter. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 26: Battery Specifications

    We work closely with our battery manufacturer to provide batteries that best suit your Victory XL-4’s specific electrical demands. Fresh batteries arrive daily at Pride and are shipped fully charged to our customers.
  • Page 27 How should I store my Victory XL-4 and its batteries? If you plan on not using your scooter for an extended period of time, it is best to: n Fully charge its batteries prior to storage.
  • Page 28: Operation

    Is the tiller at a comfortable setting and locked securely in place? See VII. “Comfort Adjustments.” n Is the key fully inserted into the key switch and turned clockwise to the “on” position? See IV. “Your Victory XL-4.” n Does the scooter’s horn work properly?
  • Page 29 POWER DOWN TIMER FEATURE Your Victory XL-4 is equipped with an energy saving auto power down timer feature designed to preserve your scooter’s battery life. If you mistakenly leave the key in the key switch and in the “on” position but do not use your scooter for approximately 20 minutes, the scooters controller shuts down automatically.
  • Page 30: Comfort Adjustments

    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 Victory XL-4...
  • Page 31 2. Lean forward or backward to adjust the seatback to a comfortable position. 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. Victory XL-4...
  • Page 32 “click.” 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 REMOVE BOLT Figure 16A. Positioning Belt Figure 16B. Positioning Belt Installation Victory XL-4...
  • Page 33 A D J U S T M E N T S POWER SEAT (OPTIONAL) Your Victory XL-4 may be equipped with a power seat. The power seat actuator is designed to raise or lower the seat automatically with minimal effort on the part of the operator. See figure 17.
  • Page 34: Viii.troubleshooting

    I press the Fully charge your scooter’s batteries. throttle control lever. Have your authorised Pride provider load test each battery. Obtain a battery load tester at most any automotive parts store; follow the directions supplied with the load tester.
  • Page 35: Care And Maintenance

    Check all wiring connections regularly. n Check all wiring insulation, including the charger power cord, for wear or damage on a regular basis. n Have any damaged connector, connection, or insulation repaired or replaced by an authorised Pride service technician before using your scooter.
  • Page 36 Before operating your scooter, allow any of these areas to dry thoroughly if they have been exposed to moisture. STORAGE Refer to “How should I store my Victory XL-4 and its batteries?” in V. “Batteries and Charging.” FUSES In the event a fuse should blow (cease to work): 1.
  • Page 37: Optional Accessories

    O P T I O N A L A C C E S S O R I E S OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES For information concerning these optional accessories, contact your authorised Pride provider. Single Cane/Crutch Holder Double Cane/Crutch Holder Walker Holder...
  • Page 38: Warranty

    All electronic parts, including controllers and battery chargers, have a one (1) year warranty. Servicing to the controller or battery charger must be carried out by your authorised Pride provider. Any attempt to open or dismantle these items renders the guarantee void on that item.

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