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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Re: Hoveround won't move.
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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0) Obviously, helicopter will operate best when fully charged... if
charging light gets brighter when unplugged from helicopter, then it's
not at full charge. Charge fully, then allow battery to cool for 10
minutes. Good batteries in remote also. 1) Power on helicopter. 2)
Place on level surface and let gyroscopes sync. There is a red light
inside the body (NOT the red/blue flasher in the nose) that will blink
when you turn helicopter on, and will keep blinking until craft is level
and stable for a few seconds, then will stop blinking. 3) Make sure left joystick is all the way down. 4) Power on remote. 5) Throttle up (left joystick) until blades move and then all the way back down. This should get you flying. Let me know r
Rev you would have to locate the provider that delivered the chair and ask if they can reprogram the chair for you. I don't remember the type of joystick the MPV 5 uses so I don't know what type of programmer would be needed to fix the upper speed setting. They could also check the batteries cause if they are 2-3 years old they could be a cause of the slower speed Hope this helps
Nothing againsthove-round ,but to me it sounds like the problem may be do to a bad cell in one the the two battery's .This will cause an uneven charge which will be a result of the problem that you are having now.Also make sure the two battery's are new, they should have markers on them that say the month and year.Also make sure that your charger is working .when you plug that chair in ,turn it on see if it will move and see if the light are flashing.that will let you know if its reading that its being charged.
when you find the bad battery and replace it and its saying its fully charged and it does this to you again.The last thing it could be .is your motors are going bad the breaks are over loading the power.
PK 36 hours charging is too long you will damage the chair and the batteries. You shouldn't have to charge more than 12 hours and never more than 24. If the batteries are weak the chair might power up but you don't have the power to energize the motors. If you have a digital voltmeter set it to 200 volts dc and plug the leads into the two outter holes of the charger port located on the joystick. You should be reading 25-27 volts with the batteries fully charged. Anything less than 20 volts will not be enough to power the chair. Hope this helps you
Scottyguy Check your freewheel levers in front of the seat and make sure they are in the drive mode. If they are check your owners manual to see if you have a lock out function for your joystick If you have a lockout then it should tell you how to get it out. Some chairs can be taken out of lockout by pressing the horn button twice as soon as you turn it on. Others use the on/off button pressing the on/off button twice and then turning it on will get it out of lockout and then others use the joystick turn the power on immediately push the joystick full forward until you hear a beep then pull fully backward till you hear another beep then release to the center. With the Hoveround I don't know if they have a lockout or not and how to get it out but the examples I gave you are the only ones I am aware of. If all else fails you can contact Hoveround @ 1-800-964-6837 and ask for tech support explain your problem and hopefully they can help Hope this helps you
Kw How old are the batteries and have they been sitting up for a long time? If this is the case the charger cannot pick up really low batteries and charging them for 48 hours won't help. Unfortunately you have to get 2 new batteries. Your chair requires 2 U1 batteries. Now if the batteries are fairly new and when you plug the charger into the joystick you should be getting a red light and a yellow light on the charger. When fully charged the yellow light turns green. If you have both lights and it never turns green bad batteries if no lights or just the power light bad charger, If you have a digital voltmeter you can set it on 200 volts dc and place the leads in the two outter charger plug holes on the joystick. It should read the battery voltage fully charged 25-27 volts HOPE THIS HELPS
If the lights are chasing left to right then you are in inhibit mode meaning a charger is attached or there is a problem in the joystick with the inhibit functio. Right to left chasing I think means you are in freewheel. Turn the Power off and reset the levers in front on the chair then turn the power back on and hope the lights are steady and the chair will work. If this doesn't do it maybe you are in lockout mode. If you have the manual for this chair it should explain how to get out of "lockout". If not try turning the power on and within 10 seconds push the joystick straight forward and hold until you hear a beep then immediately move the joystick to the rear and hold until you hear another beep then release joystick to the center. This should get it out of "lockout" Hope this helps!!! Of course you could always call Hoveround and ask for tech support to help with this. Checkout their website for phone number Hoveround.com
2. To lock the chair, depress and hold the ON/OFF button. After one second the controller will beep. Release the ON/OFF button. Move the joystick forward until the control beeps. Move the joystick in reverse until the control beeps. Release the joystick. There will be a long beep that indicates the controller is locked.
3. To unlock, turn the control system on. The speed/response indicator will be rippling up and down. Move the joystick forward until the control beeps. Then move the joystick in reverse until the control beeps. Release the joystick. There will be a long beep that indicates the controller is unlocked.