General Solutions to Lift Chair Problems

Posted by Administrator on 10/24/2011 to * PROBLEM / SOLUTION

Lift Chair Problems and Possible Causes or Items to Check:

 

ProblemPossible Solutions
1. The following problems can be caused by the scissors being bent, broken or loose (working themselves loose over time).Many issues can be remedied by tightening or replacing the bent scissors*
    * Making a clicking noise    * Also Check motor
    * Lift Chair is dropping   
    * Footrest is not closing all the way    * Chaise pad may be caught
    * Chair is making a popping noise 
    * Chair has one side touching the floor first    * Also check T-Bar and electrical connections
       * Also check rubber bumpers
  
2. Chair is sitting crooked  
     * Seat foam has broken down due to user favoring one side    * Check scissors bolts, ground level or rubber bumpers
  
3. Lift Chair has stopped working    * Check all electrical connections, replace either motor, hand control or transformer. See document also.
 
*Scissors Tightening
            Always loosen outer nut first before tightening inside nut. Once inside is tight, then tighten outside nut snug to inside nut.
 
T-Bar Replacement
            Gap should be 3/16 in close position. T0bar wings should be mounted 1/4 from edge of seat rail closest to seat springs

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Date: 11/27/2016
elaine
My mothers lift chair has completely stopped working, won't do anything.
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