A stairlift is a mechanical device that lets the person with mobility issues safely up and down a flight of stairs. For any kinds of serious difficulties with stairlifts, we need to have a stairlift repair process. As the stairlifts are operated with the help of electricity and its parts and particle are made of electric elements, the problems related to stairlifts need to be solved immediately. Otherwise, it will make big issues. There are many problems with this, but we have somethings to check out:
- Adjust the swivel seat:
Every stair chair has a swivel position. It is the main point for every stairlift to continue its functions. When the seat is swiveled towards the landing, the chair doesn’t work and alerts the user about the troubles. If the position becomes wrong, the error code will be shown.
- Check for obstruction on the stairs:
There can be many obstructions in the path of a stair lift. We have to check out the problem before using the stair. Household items and toys can obstruct the path of the stairlift usually. If you find any obstruction in the path or footrest, be confirm whether the footrest is working properly.The under-pan sensor obstructions in the path if the lift stop is working.
- Check the battery disconnect switch:
The main shutoff switch for the stairlift system is the battery disconnect switch. If the switch is off, the stairlift will not work, and if the switch is turned on, the stairlift will work properly.
- Inoperable Remote control:
The stairliftsare equipped with remote control, and it lets the users send the chair to the top and bottom of the stairs without the touch of a person. The common problem with the remote occurs when there is no battery. If, after replacing the remote control with a battery, it doesn’t work, it is installed incorrectly.
- Error codes:
The stairlifts provide error codes when it finds any problems. Like beeping noise, and most of thestairlift provides sound according to the problems. After looking at the manual, the user can be familiar with those sounds. The manual guide will tell you what you sound mean.
- Confirm that you have power:
The indicator of the stairlift light tells you the condition of the system. If there are not any lights illuminated or there are only red lights, it means that your lift is not getting any power. As thestairlift is controlled by the circuits, it has to be protectedyou’re your lift doesn’t work properly, then you check:
- If the power supply of the stairliftis plugged into an accurate outlet.
- Check to look at if a circuit breaker has been tripped.
- Make sure the switch in the right position.
The power supply will be checked with the stair lift otherwise, the lift will not work properly. Before using the stair lift, we have to check out the common problems with the stairlift.