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No flashing LEDs. Joystick and charger indicate full charge.

Chair is sluggish. Chair behaves like battery is low. Both lights indicate fully charged. Short period both indicate low battery. After plugging into charger joystick & charger indicate full charge in less than 30min. Golden Alante. Do not know Model and can't find on chair. Mom purchased new a decade ago. Fuse replaced in charger few months ago. Am not mechanically inclined.

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  • Kristi Davis Jul 31, 2013

    My mom has a Golden Alante she bought 10+ years ago. A few months ago it was not charging because of blown fuse in charger. Last month, she fell and on her way down hit the arm rest w/ joystick. It did bend the arm but still intact. Since then her chair moves very slow (crawls) just like it would run on a low battery. My mom has always plugged her chair in night when she goes to bed since she has owned it. Never had an issue until the fall. The LED lights will indicate a low battery (2 red, 1-2 orange). When plugged into charger both the red light and orange light glow. Within a period of 20-30 mins, the green light will come on. Once unplugged and chair is turned on the LEDs on joystink completely light up, like it would when fully charged. The LEDs do not blink any pattern. The charge still operates sluggish. In less than an hour, 2 hours max, whether chair is has been used and or has moved aprox. the most; the LEDs will once again indicate low battery. My mom has unplugs as soon as the charger light is green. She always turns off the chair when not in motion without fail. I no idea what model the chair is and unable to locate any place it might be placed. The chair was purchased in 98-99. I know it was serviced (pretty sure new batteries) aproximately 5-6 years ago. At 1st I thought there may have been damage from fall. When she fell she caught the joystick, knocking off rubber cover, leaving only metal which tore night gown and made a good size cut across her butt. Vey limited budget, I am physically unable to unassemble chair nor would it be advised I should. Chances are good I may do more harm than good. I have attepted to located manuel online but since I do not know model or exact year it has been difficult. She relies on this chair. Medicare only purchase one. PLEASE ADVISE,



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Time to replace battery - not taking a charge properly.

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As her to explan to you how she recharges the batteries and how often she recharges the batteris, make sure she is following the owners manual. Explan to her the batteries can NOT Overcharge, Also trace the wiring for breaks or disconnections.

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SOURCE: pride mobility Jet 3 Ultra Power Chair 7 flashing

a 7 Flashe code. There is a joystick fault. Make sure the joystick is in the center position and then power off and on again. Check all your couplings. make sure when turning on the unit you only mash the power button for 1 sec. 2-3 sec will put the unit in "Lock out mode".
This ierror will also be present if the joystick is off center when powered up. If you experience these symptoms, you must first make sure there is no physical damage to the joystick preventing it from returning to the center position. Then turn the power off and back on again (making sure the joystick is not depressed in any direction. If the joystick repeats this error, the controler much be replaced.

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It sounds like a battery problem more than anything. If it were a fuse, the chair would not move at all. When batteries are stored, they need to be kept charged by charging every couple of week or so (ideally). There may be other problems causing this, such as a short somewhere or a problem with one of the motors/brakes/electronic componets draining the batteries, but I feel this is unlikely given what you have described. I would have the batteries checked at a dealer with a proper battery tester. Preferably have the charger checked at the same time. We use a specific battery/charger tester in our shop that is connected to a computer and will give a graph of the battery/charger condition. This way there is no arguments as to whether the batteries or charger is faulty. Hope this has helped.

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The battery charger is only made to last 1 year if you
re lucky. They are all made in China very cheaply and some only last a matter of months. If you are on Medicare they will replace the charger if necessary after a year. Good luck, hope this helps

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chair is locked out. turn on then push joystick forward till it beeps then pull backward till it beeps then it is unlocked

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