Mobility Scooters Facts & Information


The Travel Mobility Scooter The “Boot Scoot” as it is known in the trade is a scooter that comes apart easily and can be packed into the boot of a car. This type of Mobility Scooter is ideal for going out for walks with the family & friends; and can be taken away on holiday….

Mobility Scooter Service


Why have your scooter serviced? As you depend on your scooter to give you independence and transportation it is vital that your scooter is reliable and safe to use. All mobility scooter manufactures recommend that scooters are serviced at least once a year. If you wish to sell your scooter at some point, it could…

1. Is your scooter connected to the charger


1. Is your scooter connected to the charger If your scooter is connected to the charger then it will not go. The reason for this is to prevent you driving off while connected to the charger, which would cause you to rip out the plug / wires. Remedy Switch off the charger and disconnect it…

3. Are you in Gear


3. Are You In Gear Check to ensure you are in gear; get off the scooter and see if you can push the scooter freely. If you can push the scooter then you are in free wheel. Remedy Move the lever at the back of the scooter to the picture that shows a person sitting…

4. Is your Wig-Wag Clear


4. Is Your Wig Wag Clear The Wig Wag is the bar you press to go forward or reverse. It must be in the rest position before you switch on the Mobility Scooter. Remedy Remove any bags from the handle bars Ensure the Wig Wag is at the rest position ( parallel to the handlebars)…

5. Are you Connected


5. Are You Connected If you have a transportable (boot scooter) ensure the rear and front end are joined firmly together and are in line. Also if there are any plug and sockets used to connect the electrics, check they are in firmly. Remedy Reconnect the front and back of the scooter Reconnect plugs and…

6. Is your Battery Faulty


6. Is Your Battery Faulty If your fuel gauge is pointing to the green area; but when you move the Wig Wag (forward / reverse lever) the gauge points to the red or goes fully to the left, and then you let go of the Wig Wag and the gauge goes slowly back into the…

7. Is Your Charger Working


7. Is Your Charger Working When you connect your charger the charge light should come on. Once the battery is 95% charged then the charge light should go out. Charging can take up to 12 hours, I always recommend you leave your battery on charge over night, the charger will switch off the charge internally once your battery is fully…

Q: AGM or GEL battery?


Q: AGM or GEL battery? A: An Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) is the standard Mobility Scooter battery, and is for general use. The Gelled Electrolyte (GEL) is capable of a deeper discharge and can be charged / discharged (cycled) more than a AGM battery; it is usually used by people who use their Mobility Scooter for…

Q: What is battery capacity?


 Q: What is battery capacity? A: Battery capacity is the amount of charge your battery can hold. i.e. If you have a 50 amp/hour battery then when it is new, it will supply 50 amps for a period of 1 hour (100%) capacity. After some time, the capacity may drop to 75%, then the battery…

Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?


 Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter? A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current.

Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe?


Q: Are Mobility Batteries Safe? A: Yes they are Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries, maintenance free and are accepted on all forms of transport including aircraft.

Mobility Scooter Batteries


Q: Can I use car batteries in my Mobility Scooter?
A: NO, car batteries are designed to give a short burst of very high current, but Mobility Scooter batteries are designed to provide long periods of constant low current

Mobility Scooter Battery Charging


Mobility Scooter Battery Charging Q: How often do I need to charge my Mobility Scooter batteries? A: Charge it over night after each time you use the Mobility Scooter using the supplied battery charger. Or better still leave it on charge untill you use it next – Come in …. Plug in (Do NOT wait…