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My tga 4s breeze mobility scooter keeps jerking and slowing down nearly to a stop when I'm out and about I live in country me and my small dog go out on it every day. But I am scared to use it now in case I get stranded. It has done over 1000 miles and is still like new I love it I was bed bound before so I need it fixed please help.

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    Patricia Fogarty Nov 11, 2014

    Got to sorted it was throttle pot needed replacing working like a treat now

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Without seeing it, I would say it could be the Wig-Wag. This is the lever control you press to go forwards or backwards. It could be the potentiometer inside it breaking down. Also check all electrical connections are tight as this can give you similar problems.

Posted on Nov 13, 2014

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    Patricia fogarty Nov 14, 2014

    sorted many thanks it was throttle pot..

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All scooters have a protection system built in to prevent burning up the motor, and the user, should the scooter overheat. It sounds like yours overheated. If the temp. outside was warm to hot, and your weight is near the weight limit for the scooter, and you are taxing the motors over a hill, or unstable terrain, then the scooter goes into "limp home mode", or just enough to get you a bit aways, and then it will turn off. After a few minutes to cool off, it will go again, but shut down fairly quickly because it takes a spell to let the whole transaxle-motor assembly to get cool.

Check your weight, and anything else you may be carrying with you on the scooter. Check the terrain, and incline you are going against. Throttle down for all these occassions. If you overloaded the system at some point, then you may have overheated the brushes. Remove them (2) with a standard screwdriver and see if the copper coil is still flexible and springy. If not, replace it/them.

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i have a shoprider mobility scooter has soon has i turn on it goes about 5 yards and stops and the alarm comes on i think it has something to do with the brake system could anyone advise me on what it could be thanks

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ok, sounds like the speed pot,

Can you move the throttle lever up and down, try going along at a constant speed (losing power ?) then move the lever up & down ?

does it improve response ? if so replace the speed pot.

Regards
GeWiz.

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If you contact TGA 01787 882244 they would be able to provide you with a manual, it is chargable though.

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Sound like a electrical problem

Keep in mind the new device and its possible that you have warranty for this, you can reach they using the contact details below:

Scooters Mobility Ltd
Suite 3
40 Melton Road
Oakham, Rutland
LE15 6AY

T: 0845 273 9717 (local rate)
F: 01572 801 075
E: info@scooters-mobility.co.uk

Try this before to do something, you could lost the warranty..

Keep us updated.

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