How to install a recliner release lever and cable on reclining wheelchairs

Last Updated: Feb 25, 2015 05:03PM EST

How to install a recliner release handle and cable

  • Cut the ferrule off the spring end.
  • Remove the stop, spring and collar.
  • Pull out the cable.
  • Thread the cable through the strain relief in the handle and then into the cable sleeve.
  • Install the barrel ferrule into the cutout in the handle.
  • Remove the nut from the collar that was removed in step 2 and install on the reclining cylinder.  Install and tighten the nut.
  • Mount the recliner release handle to the back can of the recliner.
  • Insert the cable through the collar that was installed in step 6.
  • Install the spring that was removed in step 2 on the cable.
  • Install the stop on the cable.
  • Slip the cable through the slit in the rear release bracket on the tilt cylinder.  Tighten up the stop and lock in place with the set screw.
  • Zip tie the cable to the backpost.
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