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Reset fuse button on my Shopride runner mobility scooter

After sitting for 5 minutes why do I have to keep resetting the the fuse button to get it going again?

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Hi, they do go faulty, what is the amp rating of the fuse ??

at worse the motor or controller could have a fault ,


Regards
Rob

www.gewizrepairs.co.uk

Posted on Apr 21, 2014

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SOURCE: i have to keep hitting the reset button to get it going

make sure that there is no hair or string wrapped around the wheels

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Are you sure that it not in FREEWHELL mode, lever at the back, Regards

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SOURCE: Rascal mobility scooter will now only go backwards

On some scooters it is possible to change the polarity of the motor. If its a two brush motor (most are) you can just swap the red and black wires around in the connector plug for the motor. Make sure you get the right wires if you do this but I have to point out that there is obviously a problem with the scooter and I would strongly advise you to get it looked at by your local dealer as the problem is potentially serious and may cause other problems aswell. I cant really understand why it would only go backwards. May be a throttle pot problem or main controller fault. Either way, as I said, best get it looked at as even if you do swap the wires, it is most likely that the scooter will only travel forward at the usual speed for reverse, normally 2mph! Hope this helps...

Posted on Mar 19, 2010

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SOURCE: My Pride Raily 3 wheel scooter will come to a halt

Hi Pinky,

What you are describing is typical for this model scooter. The electromagnetic brake goes bad causing the motor to overheat and the circuit breaker to pop. In some cases, it will also burnt out the controller. Depending on the serial number, type of electronics,and the type of brake, you can generally determine the problem components as follows:

Block up the scooter on blocks after removing the seat and back cover. Inspect the brake visually for discoloration and burning. It can be found on the end of the motor with the brake release lever on it. Run the scooter while it is blocked up and listen for a dragging brake on the end of the motor. Disconnect the brake at the connector and with a digital voltmeter check that the brake resistance is between 40 and 60 ohms. If anything is out of specification base on the above replace the brake (the part is between 60 and $160 depending on the serial number). If you have a brake problem you should consider replacing the motor/brake as an assembly.
You can listen for the motor operation and determine if it is grinding or hanging up. Unplug the motor harness and using your voltmeter on the large red and black wires, measure the motor resistance. It should be between 0 and 1.5 ohms. A larger resistance means the motor is working too hard. It may be worn out with bad brushes and armature, and will pop your circuit breaker (reset button).
I usually replace the motor/brake/transaxle as a complete assembly to avoid any future problems and labor cost. This assembly can cost over $1500, so it is a considerable investment. You should have your insurance cover the cost of the evaluation and repair.
There is a good chance that if you continue to operate the scooter with the problems you are describing, that you will eventually burn up the controller which supplies power out to the motor and brake (cost is $600 and up).
You need to make a cost /benefit analysis based on the age of the scooter. What this means is that you need to decide if it is worth repairing. This scooter rarely lasts more than 4 years with an active user. Most insurance companies will replace it after 5 years. The Rally is not a very durable, long life scooter.
You have already invested in some new batteries which is a good decision. If you decide to go with a new scooter the U-1 batteries may be transferable to that scooter.
Hope this helps

Posted on Feb 26, 2011

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