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Missing instructions on how to charge battery for MPV4

I have charged the batteries with the "on" switch in the on position. I am assuming that O is for on and - is for off. I plugged the cord into the wall and into the arm rest of the unit. I had taken it for a short spin to see if my mother could go down the hill to the neighbor's and back. The neighbor lived next door. The hill is steep. I barely made it into the house before I could not move the machine. Is the wheelchair to be charged on or off? The lights were flashing 4 red, 3 yellow, 2 green. I left it charging with a check on it about every three hours. It has charged (maybe) over night.

This machine has been used a total of about an hour since it was purchased. It has been a problem because it is difficult to maneuver in
the house, so we use it as a transfer chair to get to the bathroom orr to put her to bed. Pretty expensive for that. We have switched to a regular transfer chair. Very frustrating. I would not recommend this chair because the parts of it are too heavy for me to lift into the car and it certainly does not have the power or stability to go from place to place in our neighborhood. I think the saleman should have explained that to us when it was purchased. It also needs manual assistance to go out the door.

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Elaine Wirth

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