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Including Models: Libre and Libre LX


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  • Page 1 PRIDE SCOOTER SERIES Including Models: Libre and Libre LX...
  • Page 2 S A F E T Y G U I D E L I N E S WARNING! An authorised Pride Dealer or qualified technician must perform the initial setup of this scooter and must perform all of the procedures in this manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    III. YOUR TRAVEL SCOOTER ....................18 IV. BATTERIES AND CHARGING .................... 23 OPERATION ..........................28 VI. DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY ..................30 VII. BASIC TROUBLESHOOTING ..................... 31 VIII. CARE AND MAINTENANCE ....................34 IX. WARRANTY..........................36 APPENDIX I - SPECIFICATIONS ....................37 Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Pride to enhance or preserve the safe use of this product.
  • Page 5: Safety

    EMI-RFI - This product has been tested and passed at an immunity level of 20 V/m. Do not lift the mobility vehicle while seated in it. Do not lift the mobility vehicle while seated in it. Explosive conditions exist! Read and follow the information in the owner’s manual. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 6 Use only AGM or Gel-Cell batteries to reduce the risk of leakage or explosive conditions. Do not remove anti-tip wheels. Avoid exposure to rain, snow, ice, salt or standing water whenever possible. Maintain and store in a clean and dry condition. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 7 Keep your hands away from the tyres when driving. Be aware that loose fitting clothing can become caught in drive tyres. Do not use batteries with different amp-hour (Ah) capacities. Do not mix old and new batteries. Always replace both batteries at the same time. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 8 I I . S A F E T Y Battery charger for indoor use only. Disposal and recycling - Contact your authorised Pride Dealer for information on proper disposal and recycling of your Pride product and its packaging. Contains Lead.
  • Page 9: Removable Parts

    The contents of this manual are based on the expectation that a mobility device expert has properly fitted the Travel Scooter to the user and has assisted the prescribing healthcare professional and/or the authorised Pride Dealer in the instruction process for the use of the product.
  • Page 10: Weight Limitations

    S A F E T Y PRE-RIDE SAFETY CHECK Get to know the feel of your Travel Scooter and its capabilities. Pride recommends that you perform a safety check before each use to make sure your Travel Scooter operates smoothly and safely.
  • Page 11 Travel Scooter may “roll back” approximately 30.5 cm (12 in.) before the brake engages. If the throttle control lever is released while moving in reverse, the powered Travel Scooter may “roll back” approximately 1 metre (3 ft.) before the brake engages. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 12: Cornering Information

    Your Travel Scooter is designed to provide optimum stability under normal driving conditions—dry, level surfaces composed of concrete, blacktop or tarmac. However, Pride recognises that there will be times when you will encounter other surface types. For this reason, your Travel Scooter is designed to perform admirably on packed soil, grass and gravel.
  • Page 13 Travel Scooter, possibly resulting in skin irritation. Exercise caution when using your Travel Scooter in extremely hot or cold conditions or when exposing your Travel Scooter to direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 14: Freewheel Mode

    NOTE: If your Travel Scooter’s turning radius is greater than 152.4 cm (60 in.), it may be difficult to manoeuvre in lifts and building entrances. Use caution when attempting to turn or manoeuvre your Travel Scooter in small spaces, and avoid areas that might pose a problem. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 15: Battery Disposal And Recycling

    MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSPORT Pride recommends that you do not remain seated in your Travel Scooter while traveling in a motor vehicle. The Travel Scooter should be stowed in the boot of a car or in the back of a truck or van with the batteries removed and properly secured.
  • Page 16: Reaching And Bending

    Bending to the side while seated creates the risk of tipping. It is important to maintain a stable centre of gravity and keep the Travel Scooter from tipping. Pride recommends that the Travel Scooter user determine his/her personal limitations and practice bending and reaching in the presence of a qualified attendant.
  • Page 17 WARNING! Do not operate your Travel Scooter while you are under the influence of alcohol, as this may impair your ability to drive safely. WARNING! Pride strongly recommends that you do not smoke cigarettes while seated in your Travel Scooter, although the Travel Scooter has passed the necessary testing requirements for cigarette smoking.
  • Page 18: Your Travel Scooter

    NOTE: When the reverse side of the throttle control lever is engaged, a back-up beeper will sound. When the throttle is completely released, it automatically returns to the centre “stop” position and engages your Travel Scooter’s brakes. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 19: Horn Button

    2. Move the tiller to a comfortable position. 3. Turn the tiller adjustment knob clockwise to secure the tiller in posi- tion. NOTE: In order to lower the tiller to its lowest point, you must first remove the seat. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 20: Seat Adjustments

    2. Slide the armrests in or out to the desired width. 3. Tighten the armrest adjustment knobs as required. NOTE: The armrests can also pivot upwards to aid in getting onto and off of the Travel Scooter. Figure 7. Seat Height Adjustment Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 21 NOTE: If the Travel Scooter is placed in freewheel mode (manual freewheel lever forward) while the key is in the “on” position, the Travel Scooter will not run until the manual freewheel lever is pushed rearward and the key is turned to the “off” position, then back to the “on” position. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 22 If the main circuit breaker trips frequently, you may need to charge your batteries more often. You may also need to have your authorised Pride Dealer perform a load test on your Travel PLUGS INTO BATTERY PACK Scooter’s batteries.
  • Page 23: Batteries And Charging

    PROHIBITED! Do not allow unsupervised children to play near the Travel Scooter while the batteries are charging. Pride recommends that you do not charge the batteries while the Travel Scooter is occupied. MANDATORY! Read the battery charging instructions in this manual and in the manual supplied with the battery charger before charging the batteries.
  • Page 24 NOTE: For more information on battery charging, refer to the operation manual supplied with your battery charger. REPLACING THE TRAVEL SCOOTER’S BATTERIES To ensure complete compatibility and optimal performance, Pride recommends using original equipment replace- ment batteries obtainable from your authorised Pride Dealer. MANDATORY! Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds.
  • Page 25: Battery Pack Removal

    NOTE: If you encounter a damaged or cracked battery, immediately enclose it in a plastic bag and contact your local disposal agency, recycling center or your authorised Pride Dealer for in- structions on disposal and battery recycling, which is our recommended course of action.
  • Page 26: Frequently Asked Questions

    Your Travel Scooter comes equipped with two deep-cycle batteries that are sealed and maintenance free. Both AGM and Gel-Cell are deep-cycle batteries that are similar in performance. Do not use wet-cell batteries that have removable caps. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 27 What about public transportation? If you intend to use public transportation with your Travel Scooter, you must contact the transportation provider in advance to determine their specific requirements. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 28: Operation

    Pull on the left handgrip to steer your Travel Scooter to the left. Pull on the right handgrip to steer your Travel Scooter to the right. Move the tiller to the centre position to drive straight ahead. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 29 2. Insert the key back into the key switch. If you experience any problems with your Travel Scooter that you are not able to solve, contact your authorised Pride Dealer for information on maintenance and service. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 30: Disassembly And Assembly

    1. Loosen the tiller adjustment knob, raise the tiller to its desired position and retighten the tiller adjustment knob. 2. Turn the tiller lock knob to its UNLOCKED position. See figure 6. 3. Install the battery pack and battery compartment cover. 4. Install the seat. 5. Install the basket. Pride Scooter Series...
  • Page 31: Basic Troubleshooting

    3. Operation in extreme environments. circuit breaker reset button. 4. Electromagnetic brake not releasing. 1. Throttle input wire open or shorted. Contact your authorised Pride Dealer. 2. Throttle pot defective. 3. Wrong throttle type selected. 1. Battery voltage <16 volts.
  • Page 32 See IV. “Batteries and Charging” or “Appendix I - Specifications” for information about your Travel Scooter’s battery type. If the main circuit breaker trips repeatedly, contact your authorised Pride Dealer for service. What if the battery condition meter dips way down and the motor surges or hesitates when I press the throttle control lever? Fully charge your Travel Scooter’s batteries.
  • Page 33 Push in the main circuit breaker reset button. See III. “Your Travel Scooter.” Be sure the power down timer feature has not been activated. If having changed a battery recently, ensure that all of the battery connections are secure. Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 34: Care And Maintenance

    Your Travel Scooter requires a minimal amount of care and maintenance. If you do not feel confident in your ability to perform the maintenance listed below, you may schedule inspection and/or care and maintenance with your authorised Pride Dealer. The following areas require periodic inspection and/or care and maintenance. TYRE CONDITION AND TREAD WEAR Regularly inspect your Travel Scooter’s tyres for signs of wear.
  • Page 35 Regularly check all wiring connections. Regularly check all wiring insulation, including the charger power lead, for wear or damage. Have your authorised Pride Dealer repair or replace any damaged connector, connection or insulation that you find before using your Travel Scooter again.
  • Page 36: Warranty

    Pride Mobility Products Ltd. cannot be deemed responsible. NOTE: Pride Mobility Products Ltd. provides parts only under warranty. Your Pride Dealer is respon- sible for labour and service. Please contact your Pride Dealer for information about these services and for any applicable charges.
  • Page 37: Appendix I - Specifications

    (12 in. - 14 in.) 3.8 cm (1.5 in.) 102.31 cm (40.27 in.) 38 cm (15 in.) 42 cm 111.76 cm (44 in.) (16.5 in.) Turning Radius 50.16 cm (19.75 in.) Figure 17. Travel Scooter Dimensions (Libre shown) Pride Scooter Series
  • Page 38 Due to manufacturing tolerances and continual product improvement, this specification can be subject to a variance of (+ or – ) 3 %. AGM or Gel-Cell type required. See IV. “Batteries and Charging.” NOTE: All specifications subject to change without notice. Pride Scooter Series...
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