Invacare Scooter manual

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    Invacare® Meteor Scooter User Manual[...]

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    2 How can you get in touch with Invacare®? If you have any questions or need support, please contac[...]

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    3 Invacare® A S Grensesvingen 9 0603 Oslo Norge  (Kundeservice): +47 - 22 57 95 10 Fax (Kundeser[...]

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    4 Table of Contents Chapter Page 1 Introduction 7 1.1 Important symbols in this manual .............[...]

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    5 6.1.2 Status display .............................................................................[...]

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    6 10.1.1.1 Removing the re ar wheel.................................................................[...]

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    7 1 Introduction Dear User, Thank you for purchasing an Invacare® produc t! We hope you will enjoy [...]

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    8 1.1 Important symbols in this manual WARNING: This symbol warns you of danger! • Follow the inst[...]

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    9 2 Safety Notes • READ WELL BEFORE OPERATION! 2.1 General Safety Notes Danger of injury if this s[...]

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    10 Danger of injury if the On/Off Button is pressed while the vehicle is in motion, due to it coming[...]

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    11 Danger of injury by moving parts! • Make sure that no injury is incurred by moving par ts of th[...]

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    12 2.2 Safety information with regard to care and maintenance Danger of accident and loss of guarant[...]

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    13 2.3 Safety Information on Electromagnetic Interference This electric vehicle was successfully tes[...]

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    14 2.4 Safety Information on Driving and Freewheel Mode Danger of injury if the v ehicle tips over! [...]

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    15 Danger of injury if the v ehicle tips over! (Continued) • Never use the vehicle to transport mo[...]

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    16 3 Key features 1) Driving lever 2) Lever for adjusting steering column inclination 3) Control pan[...]

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    17 4 Driving 4.1 Before driving for the first time... Before you take your first trip, you should fa[...]

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    18 4.2 Taking Obstacles Your Invacare® Meteor can climb obstacl es and kerbstones up to 11 cm in he[...]

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    19 4.3 Driving up and down gradients The Invacare® Meteor can safely climb the following inclines: [...]

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    20 4.4 Parking and stationary When parking your v ehicle or if your vehicle is stationary for a prol[...]

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    21 5 Pushing the scooter by hand The motors of the scooter are equipped with automat ic brakes, prev[...]

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    22 6 The Control Panel 6.1 Control Panel layout 1) Seat Lifter button (if installed) 2) Battery char[...]

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    23 6.1.1 Seat Lifter Button • Press the button to activate the Seat Lifter (i f installed). The LE[...]

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    24 6.1.3 Battery charge display • All diodes lit: full driving range • Only red and yellow diode[...]

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    25 6.2 Driving the Scooter • Switch on the power supply (key switch). The displays on the Control [...]

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    26 6.3 Diagnostics and Trouble Shooting The electronics system provides diagnostics info rmation to [...]

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    27 6.3.1 Diagnosing Faults Use the following troubleshooting guide if the scooter fails to operate. [...]

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    28 6.4 Error Codes and Diagnostic Codes Number of flashes Fault Impact on Scooter Notes 1 Battery ne[...]

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    29 Number of flashes Fault Impact on Scooter Notes 4 Current Limit Time Out Drive inhibited • The [...]

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    30 Number of flashes Fault Impact on Scooter Notes 9 Other Internal Errors Drive inhibited • Conta[...]

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    31 7 Adjustment features 7.1 Adjusting the backrest angle The backrest is held firm by a metal plate[...]

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    32 7.2 Moving the seat position forwards or backwards The disengaging lever for adjusting the seat i[...]

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    33 7.3 Disengaging the seat to rotate it or remove it The seat can be turned to one side to make get[...]

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    34 7.4 Adjusting the armrest width The hand wheels for adjusting the armrests are located under the [...]

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    35 7.5 Adjusting the armrest height The hand wheels for adjusting the armrest hei ght are located on[...]

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    36 7.6 Adjusting the seat height The seat height can be adjusted to the followi ng heights (measured[...]

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    37 • Adjust the seat height. • Reinsert the bolt and tighten. 7.7 Adjusting the suspension The M[...]

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    38 8 Electrical System 8.1 Electronics Protection System The vehicle's electronics are equipped[...]

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    39 8.1.1 The main fuse The entire electric system is protected against overload by two mast er fuses[...]

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    40 NOTE Gel batteries are not hazardous goods. This classification is based on the German GGVS Hazar[...]

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    41 8.2.2 Charging the batteries • Make sure you read and understand the battery charger 's Us[...]

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    42 The Meteor has two sockets for charging the ba tteries. One is located on the rear edge of the op[...]

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    43 8.2.3 Removing and fitting batteries WARNING: Danger of injury if the batteries are not handled c[...]

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    44 8.2.3.1 Removing the batteries Requirements: • 2x open-ended spanners 11 mm • Remove seat (se[...]

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    45 • Release the battery holder strap. • Removing the batteries. • Loosen the black cable batt[...]

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    46 8.2.3.2 How to handle damaged batteries correctly WARNING: Corrosion and burns from acid leakage [...]

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    47 9 Care and maintenance NOTE: Have your vehicle checked once a year by an aut horised Invacare® d[...]

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    48 Maintenance Jobs When Delivered Weekly Monthly Seat and backrest padding: • Check for perfect c[...]

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    49 10 Repair Instructions The following are instructions on repairs that can be performed by the use[...]

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    50 10.1.1 Repairing punctures (pneumatic tyres of ty pe 4.00 - 5) 10.1.1.1 Removing the rear wheel R[...]

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    51 10.1.1.2 Removing the front wheel (4-w heeler version) Requirements: • Open spanner, 17 mm. •[...]

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    52 10.1.1.3 Removing the front wheel (3-w heeler version) Requirements: • 2x open-ended spanners 1[...]

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    53 10.1.1.4 Repairing punctured tyres Requirements (general) • inner tube repair set or a new inne[...]

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    54 Did the old inner tube get w et during the repair? If you repaired the old inner tube and reused [...]

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    55 11 T echnical specifications 3-w heeler version 4-w heeler version Electrical system Motor (10 km[...]

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    56 3-w heeler version 4-w heeler version Dimensions Height • 123 cm* • 123 cm* Width • 65.5 cm[...]

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    57 3-w heeler version 4-w heeler version Travelling performance Speed • 10 km/h • 12.8 km/h (8 M[...]

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    58 ** Note: The scooter drive range is heavily dependent on various factors such as the battery char[...]

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    59 12 Inspections Performed It is confirmed by stamp and signature that all jobs listed in the inspe[...]

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    60 Order No. of this Manual: 1423448.DOC Release Date: 10.02.03 English[...]