So you just purchased an electric scooter and you are very excited to take it out for a spin. Electric Scooters are very fun and entertaining vehicles. As great as they are though there are some things you should know about on properly maintaining your electric scooter – as there are many cases where the scooters would malfunction or simply stop working due to the poor maintenance of the electric scooter.
As you continue to read this article you will how to properly maintain your electric scooter. The more maintenance that the scooter receives the longer the scooter will be able to last. Record your scooter’s information
For a majority of cases, where an electric scooter malfunctioned or simply started to wear down it has been because of individuals not properly recording the information of the scooter and not properly maintaining the scooter.
It is important to keep a record of your scooter. This includes taking a photo of the serial number along with the writing harnesses. It is a goodie to keep a record of the racial information such as the marking spaces and the positioning of the wiring.
Periodically check the tire’s inflation
Make sure you periodically check the tire inflation. Ensuring that the both the tires are adequately inflated will also cause fewer issues in the future. Checking the inflation of the tire is fairly simple as all that is required is for you to sly squeeze the tire. If the time sinks in then it will become very obvious that the tire needs some air.
It probably goes without saying but a tire that is not properly inflated will not only lead to the scooter’s performance being affected but can also lead to an erosion getting injured. To check the inflation of the electric scooters tire is daily simple. By doing this you will keep scooters performance at the top.
Check the Battery
This is without a doubt one of the most crucial aspects when it comes to maintaining an electric scooter. Since the electric scooter is able to operate because of the battery, this should be priority number one. Just like a cellphone needs a certain amount of time to recharge, so to rest the electric scooter battery.
The batteries need to charge frequently and it is extremely impotent that you remove the battery after it is fully charged. Leaving the battery charged after the light has turned green will drain the power of the battery.
You do more damage to the battery by leaving it charged in after the battery has completely or fully charged. Before charging your scooter’s battery you must allow the battery to cool down for about an hour and then proceed to charge the battery. Another important tip is to not leave your battery idle as this will allow sediment to form at the bottom and can then start to shorten out the lead particles.
Avoid wet surfaces
This may come off to be a no-brainer to many people – but it is important to not ride your scooter across wet surfaces as many scooters are made of electric components that could easily short-circuit if they come into touch contact with water. Since there are no protective shielding against a wet surface or wet atmosphere this is a sure way to really cause more harm to the battery and also to the other electric components of the scooter.
So be very mindful of the terrain you are riding on as it can greatly affect your scooter. Aside from not only affecting the electrical comments. Water also has the tendency to rust the scooter.
Add some lubrication
Always remember to oil up the scooter. Just like many moving electric types of equipment, your scooter will require some lubrication especially on the moving parts of the chains. If you use your scooter a lot it is highly recommended that you lubricated your scooter frequently. This has many advantages to your scooter and will prevent many issues in the future. In this case, lubrication is really the ultimate panacea as it prevents many issues. And in the end, prevention is always better than the cure. In this case, prevention is always better than having to purchase a new scooter or pay for some repair.