Ensure that only an authorized Savaria dealer installs and services the Savaria SL-1000 Stairlift. Under no circumstances should anyone other than a dealer with Savaria training and authorization to install, adjust, or service any mechanical or electrical device on this equipment.
No display. Press the UP/DOWN rocker switch and see if the display comes on. Check that the key switch and ON/OFF switch are turned on.
– On when the stairlift is okay; ready to use. Flashing when the stairlift is running. No action required.
0 The final limit switch is activated or swivel seat switch is activated.
Check that the key switch is ON and the seat is fully swiveled to the riding position.
1 Batteries require charging. Check that the charger is plugged in and charging.
2 Batteries not charging. Check that the charger is plugged in and charging.
3 The upper limit safety switch is activated. You have reached the upper limit. Run the unit in the down direction.
4 Safety edge switch (bumper) in up direction is activated. Remove any obstacle that may have activated the switch.
5 Underpan switch is activated. Remove any obstacle from underneath
6 Safety edge switch (bumper) in down direction is activated. The lower limit safety switch is activated Remove any obstacle that may have activated the switch. You have reached the lower limit. Run the unit in the up direction.
7 Batteries approaching critical level and need charging. Check that the charger is plugged in and charging.
9 Rocker switch is activated in UP/DOWN direction. No action required.
A Hinge is open. Contact your authorized dealer.
B A switch is active at power-on (toggle up, toggle down, IR up, IR down, or learn. Contact your authorized dealer.
C IR address (DIP switch) does not match.
D Main power relay is welded.
E Main power relay did not close.
G Brake not connected.
H Main power relay has closed early.
L Current limit exceeded.
N Stairlift is running at half speed.
O Main control board has a memory problem.
P Powered swivel did not respond.
R No charging current. Check that the charger is plugged in and charging.
Typical Maintenance Items
Verification by owner
Check that the swivel seat switch is working.
Ensure the unit will not travel until the swivel seat is locked in the riding position.
Check that the footrest and carriage sensors are working.
Ensure the unit stops when it contacts an obstacle.
Check that the emergency stop button is working.
Ensure the unit stops immediately when the button is pressed.
Verification by technician
Check the operation of the limit switches.
Ensure the unit stops at the required position at the top and bottom of the stairway.
Check the operation of the overspeed brake.
Lubricate the rollers using white lithium grease.
As required Lubricate the seat swivel system using wheel bearing grease.