Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

The WheelsUp Wheelchair Lift is mounted on the rear bumper and trunk lid or hatch of your vehicle. A simple, hand cranked lift bar lifts and lowers your wheelchair with a minimum of effort. While in transit, the wheelchair is secured with additional retaining straps.

For more information...
Download a copy of our brochure.
Watch our video (MP4) to see the Lift in action.

Can I install it myself?

Absolutely! It just takes a few minutes. Download a copy of the instructions.

Can I install it on my SUV or van?

Yes, in most cases. However, a rear mounted tire rack might present a problem. Call us at (248) 245-5856 about your particular situation.

Are special tools required?


Is an electrical connection required?

No. The Lift is entirely mechanical.

Can I use it with my electric wheelchair or scooter?

'Sorry. The WheelsUp Wheelchair Lift is designed for non-electric, hand-powered wheelchairs. Electric wheelchairs and scooters are quite a bit heavier and require a different style of lift.

How much does shipping and handling cost?

Probably nothing! Shipping is FREE in the U.S. for the contiguous 48 states. Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii and other locations is additional. Please call us for details and to order over the phone.

Can I order more than one?

Yes. Call us at (248) 245-5856 for more information and a possible discount on multiple items.

Is the cost covered by Medicare or my medical insurance plan?

Not at the moment but we're working on it.

Does it come with a warranty?

The WheelsUp Wheelchair Lift comes with a 90-day Limited Warranty on parts and labor.