How do I maintain my electric wheelchair?

Rehabilitation aids are products that improve, compensate and replace human functions and implement supplementary treatment. For some groups, aids are important tools that are used for a long time in their lives, with high frequency of use and high life dependency. If there is a malfunction, it will cause inconvenience to daily life. Regular maintenance of assistive devices is conducive to improving the service life of assistive devices and maximising the effectiveness of assistive devices. Today, Lunyee introduces the maintenance and overhaul method of electric wheelchair, let's learn it together!


In order to prolong the service life of the battery, try to keep it in a saturated state after each use of the wheelchair, and at the same time, carry out deep discharge at least once a month. Don't overload during use, because overloading will directly affect the service life of the battery.

In addition, there are fast chargers in the market, long-term use of fast charging will shorten the battery life, it is recommended to use the original charger to charge safely. Due to the high temperature in summer, the charger is likely to reach a warning temperature of more than 40 degrees during the battery charging process, so remember not to cover the charger when charging, and try to charge in a cool and ventilated place.

Daily maintenance and care tips

  1. The surface of the motor should be cleaned regularly to avoid the accumulation of dust and impurities into the motor interior, affecting the normal operation of the motor.
  2. Check from time to time whether the status of the manual brake is normal, when using the manual brake, pay special attention to whether the wheel can be completely static, and tighten all the screws.
  3. The motor of the electric wheelchair is an electronic equipment, in the process of using, should avoid letting the motor contact with water or wet ground, so as not to damage the motor by moisture, the wheelchair should pay attention to rainproof and moisture-proof when it is stored in the outdoor.
  4. If the electric wheelchair is not used for a long time, the battery should be dismantled and stored in a cool and dry place, and avoid pressing and placing heavy objects on top of it.
  5. Use lubricant to maintain the wheelchair from time to time, but the dosage should be controlled so as not to drip and cause slippage. Pay attention to the protection of the controller when handling the electric wheelchair. When the controller is contaminated by food or drink, please clean it up immediately. You can use diluted cleaning solution to wipe it with a cloth, and avoid using cleaning agents containing abrasive powder or alcohol.
  6. Pay attention to whether the tyre pressure is normal from time to time.
  7. For cleaning the chair cover and backrest, use warm water and diluted soapy water.
  8. In order to ensure the long-term stable operation of the motor of the electric wheelchair, it is recommended to carry out regular repair and maintenance. If necessary, contact a professional or wheelchair after-sales unit.

The above are the precautions and maintenance tips when using a power wheelchair, I hope we can all use the power wheelchair safely, safe and easy to travel.

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