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Introduction

Use this guide to replace the batteries on a Drive Electric Wheelchair.

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    • Locate the two batteries under the back of the wheelchair.

    • Pull the first battery pack to where you can reach the red battery connector.

    • Be careful, the batteries are heavy.

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    • Disconnect the red battery connectors by pulling them apart.

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    • Remove the first and second battery from the wheelchair.

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    • Disconnect the black battery connectors by pulling them apart.

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    • One at a time, disconnect the clips holding each battery case closed.

    • Open each case to reveal the battery inside.

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    • Remove the old battery from each case.

    • Put one new battery into each plastic case the old batteries were removed from.

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    • Reattach the clips on each of the battery's protective casings.

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    • Place the first battery back into the holder under the wheelchair.

    • Make sure that it is pushed all the way to the front of the wheelchair.

    • Place the second battery back into the holder.

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    • Reconnect the black battery connectors.

    • Do not connect the red connectors until the black are connected.

    • Reconnect the red battery connectors.

    • Check that the chair turns on and is fully charged.

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