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I replaced the battery charger with a quest charger, chair now charges but wont function i guess because of the inhibit feature how can i fix this

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A few things to consider: A blown charger fuse can cause the charger inhibit to activate. Determine if all controller connections are plugged into the power base properly. If the 3-pin charger inhibit connector is not plugged in properly, then the charger inhibit feature will activate.

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SOURCE: Jet 3 Ultra won't charge

Indeed, you need to find a repair shop. Try a google search for power chair repair, or ask your local hospital or if you can find one a power chair store. Most likely, you have a mechanical failure of the wiring, the battery themselves, or corrosion on the battery posts. Since the chair lights up when the charger is in, it is unlikely that the charger is broken. You may have a failure of the controller board, but that is also unlikely. And batteries do not usually suddenly fail completely; they typically fail slowly, losing the ability to completely charge.

I assume that you did not see a great deal of fluid leaking out of the battery container; you might look in the container and check to see if a battery is cracked or missing fluid.

Posted on Nov 10, 2008

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Sounds like the batteries are completely dead, you'll probably need to replace them, sometimes you can only use batteries until they die, and that goes for Wheelchair Batteries too. If they won't charge or keep a charge then they are dead.

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Also sounds like your dealer is not on the level.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: jet3 ultra power chair wont charge

If you have access to a voltmeter,put it on your battery then plug in the charger; if the voltage rises that will tell you that your charger is working.

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: My chair is not charging. We are getting 34 volts

Hi. A voltage of 34 volts is way to high. Most chargers are limited to about 28.5 volts. You will quickly dry out your batteries at 34 volts. I would say your charger is very faulty.
You have probably already destroyed your batteries at that charge rate.
Are the batteries new or a couple of years old.
I serviced a machine last year, that, according to the owner, had been through 6 sets of batteries in 4 years. His charger had the same problem as yours.
Good luck. Neil.

Posted on Jun 22, 2010

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