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Hoveround won't move.

My Hoveround stopped moving. The batteries are less than a year old. I am getting lights showing full charge, but when I move joystick, the lights start flashing and the chair won't move. 9 of the 10 led's flash. It says to check break release, but that isn't the issue since those never get moved. @ things; I had gravel stuck under/in left wheel, grinding away for a few weeks. when walking dog, going up hill, chair wanted to pull to right. Eventually one day chair stopped moving.

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    William Mar 29, 2015

    i'm assuming the problem lies between the joystick and motors, i.e. juncton box or motors.

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Double check to be sure drive levers are fully engaged. Go down and up a few times. If problem persists have Hoveround come and check it out. One of the drive motors may have shorted out when you continued driving with gravel in the wheel.

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