V I I . C A R E A N D M A I N T E N A N C E
Your power chair should be stored in a dry place, free from temperature extremes. When storing, disconnect the
batteries from the power chair. See VI. "Batteries and Charging."
WARNING! If you fail to store the unit properly, the frame can rust and the electronics can be
damaged. Any corroded electronic connection should be replaced.
Batteries that are regularly and deeply discharged, infrequently charged, stored in extreme temperatures, or stored
without a full charge may be permanently damaged, causing unreliable performance and limited service life. It is
recommended that you charge the batteries periodically throughout periods of prolonged storage to ensure proper
You may wish to place several boards under the frame of your power chair to raise it off of the ground during
periods of prolonged storage. This takes the weight off the tires and reduces the possibility of flat spots developing
on the areas of the tires contacting the ground.
Disposal of Your Power Chair
Your power chair 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 power chair
packaging, metal frame components, plastic components, electronics, batteries, neoprene, silicone, and
Cleaning and Disinfection
Use a damp cloth and mild, non-abrasive cleanser to clean the plastic and metal parts of your power chair.
Avoid using products that may scratch the surface of your power chair.
If necessary, clean your product with an approved disinfectant. Make sure the disinfectant is safe for use on
your product before application.
WARNING! Follow all safety instructions for the proper use of the disinfectant and/or cleaning
agent before applying it to your product. Failure to comply may result in skin irritation or
premature deterioration of upholstery and/or power chair finishes.
WARNING! Never hose off your power chair or place it in direct contact with water. Your power
chair has a painted, ABS plastic body shroud that allows it to be easily wiped clean with a damp
WARNING! Never use any chemicals to clean a vinyl seat, as they may cause the seat to become
slippery or dry out and crack. Use soapy water and dry the seat thoroughly.
If you have pneumatic tires and you have a flat tire, you can replace the tube. If your chair is equipped with a solid
tire insert, then you must replace the entire wheel assembly. Replacement tires, tubes, and wheel assemblies are
readily available through your authorized Pride Provider.
WARNING! The wheels on your power chair should only be serviced or replaced by a authorized
Pride Provider or a qualified technician.
WARNING! Be sure that the controller's power is turned off and the power chair is not in
freewheel mode before performing this procedure.
WARNING! When changing a tire, remove only the five lug nuts, then remove the wheel. If any
further disassembly is required, deflate the tire completely or it may explode.