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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby steves1977uk » 06 Nov 2019, 23:50

Could be the gearboxes are seized up. It's hard to diagnose from the info you've provided. Also don't follow youtube instructions as most users are clueless when it comes to mobility products.

The only batteries worth buying are MK Gel or Odyssey, anything else is junk. Do the joystick pod give any flashing LEDs to indicate a fault?

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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby woodygb » 07 Nov 2019, 00:18

There is no relay ...the clicking is the brakes .

NOTE:- The brakes are PARKING Brakes they power ON to release and power OFF when stationary.

The freewheel lever mechanically releases the parking brake and at the same time opens a microswitch so that the brake wiring is seen as open circuit by the controller and drive is inhibited.

Removed brakes from both motors. Chair is still hard to push when manual brake is set to free wheel.
If the brake is removed then what is the point of setting the lever to the freewheel position ?

I assume your motor is similar to this?

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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby woodygb » 07 Nov 2019, 00:26

the joystick is sluggish going into brake mode. Must plan stops in advance.


That is programming problem...it's normal for the programming to be rubbish / wrong.

NOTE:- The MOTORS provide braking and can be reprogrammed to stop you quickly ...the PARKING brake ( click / click ) is just that and it comes on when you are stationary.
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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby Burgerman » 07 Nov 2019, 01:01

Sprayed with wd40 per utube instruction,


banghead

Where exactly?
Spray on brake will cause it to slip. Like spraying oil on your car brakes.
Spray into motor will cause burning of brushes and other problems like all the carbon dust being stuck in the brush housings causing them to stick. I never found ANY job that WD40 was good for in 45 years since I first checked it out!
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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby shirley_hkg » 07 Nov 2019, 02:44


The motor and the wheel shaft are still engaged, even when in free wheel mode .



Motor is geared up & spins 20 times faster that the wheel. That makes it feel hard to turn , but IT IS NORMAL.

IF you heard nothing abnormal , it's mostly programming issues then.

Or try by detaching motor from gearbox.
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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby Burgerman » 07 Nov 2019, 06:46

It may have a dynamic's Shark controller or a PG Drives VR2 controller I think.

Each one uses a different programmer. Either way you need one to adjust itrs settings. So you need to find someone close that has one, and that knows how to use it or you need to aquire your own...

Theres various ways to do that, but not cheap. Unless you DIY, as shown in the pinned threads at the top of the forum.
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Re: P320 ISSUES

Postby ex-Gooserider » 14 Nov 2019, 06:55

WD-40 is a VERY slow setting adhesive, that is somewhat slippery while fresh...

If it wasn't working before using WD-40, it might seem better for a very short time, and then it will become much more thoroughly NON-working....

As long as it is only being applied for a short time and then COMPLETELY removed it does a somewhat half-assed job for many things - all of which have specific products that will work better for a given task.....

It's a mildly OK penetrating oil for corroded fasteners (PB-Blaster is better, among others)
It can remove stickers (like price tags) from painted surfaces (Goo-Gone does it better)
It's sometimes useful as a cleaning solvent for oily type dirt / grease
It's a piss-poor cutting oil, but better than dry (barely)

However its best use is as a detector for mechanics and service people that you don't want anywhere near anything of value that you own, or sources of really bad and incompetent advice.... If you see a mechanic w/ a can of WD-40 RUN AWAY!!!!! (or at least roll fast.....) If seen on You-Tube, stop, go to a presentation by someone that MIGHT know what they are doing.....

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