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Fix Irregularly Flashing Hoverboard LED Lights

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: 1-2 hours

Steps: 6

Words: 1050


Hoverboard LED lights serve as both a safety feature and a stylish addition to your device. However, irregular flashing LED lights can be confusing and concerning for users. This guide will walk you through the process of identifying and fixing the issue of irregularly flashing LED lights on most two-wheel self-balancing scooters made in China. Before proceeding with this repair, please ensure that you understand the risks involved and are comfortable with handling electronic components.


  • Screwdriver (compatible with your hoverboard's screws)
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  • Multimeter
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  • Soldering iron (optional)
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  • Replacement LED lights (if necessary)
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Top Cause

The most common cause of irregularly flashing LED lights is a faulty connection or damaged LED light strip. This issue can be resolved by inspecting the connections and, if necessary, replacing the LED light strip.

Top Solution

The most effective solution is to inspect and repair any loose or damaged connections and replace the LED light strip if it's damaged or malfunctioning.


By following this guide, you can identify the cause of irregularly flashing LED lights on your hoverboard and resolve the issue. Proper maintenance and inspection of your hoverboard's components can prevent further issues and ensure a safe riding experience.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Power off and disassemble the hoverboard

Before starting, ensure that your hoverboard is powered off and the charger is disconnected. Remove the bottom cover of the hoverboard using a compatible screwdriver to expose the internal components. Image 1

Step 2: Locate the LED light strips

Identify the LED light strips on both sides of the hoverboard. These are typically located near the wheels and are connected to the motherboard through wires. Image 2

Step 3: Inspect the connections

Carefully check the connections between the LED light strips and the motherboard. Look for any loose or damaged wires, as well as any signs of corrosion or damage to the connectors. If you find any issues, secure or repair the connections as needed. Image 3

Step 4: Test the LED light strips with a multimeter

Using a multimeter, test the voltage of the LED light strips to ensure they are receiving the proper power. If the voltage is too low or too high, there may be a problem with the motherboard or power supply. If necessary, consult a professional for further assistance. Image 4

Step 5: Replace damaged LED light strips

If the LED light strip is damaged or not functioning properly even after securing the connections, it may need to be replaced. Remove the faulty LED light strip and install a new one following the manufacturer's instructions. If the LED light strip is soldered to the motherboard, you may need to use a soldering iron to remove and replace it. Image 5

Step 6: Reassemble the hoverboard

Once the issue has been resolved, reassemble your hoverboard by securing the bottom cover back in place with the screws. Power on the hoverboard to ensure the LED lights are functioning properly. Image 6


By following this guide, you should be able to fix the irregularly flashing LED lights on your hoverboard. If the issue persists or you are unsure about any of the steps, it may be best to consult a professional or contact the manufacturer for further assistance. Regularly inspect and maintain your hoverboard to prevent future issues and ensure a safe and enjoyable riding experience.


  • Image 1: Hoverboard bottom cover being removed with a screwdriver. Alt-tag: Removing hoverboard bottom cover
  • Image 2: LED light strips located near the wheels on both sides of the hoverboard. Alt-tag: Hoverboard LED light strips near wheels
  • Image 3: Inspecting the connections between the LED light strips and the motherboard. Alt-tag: Checking LED light strip connections
  • Image 4: Using a multimeter to test the voltage of the LED light strips. Alt-tag: Testing LED light strips with multimeter
  • Image 5: Replacing a damaged LED light strip. Alt-tag: Replacing hoverboard LED light strip
  • Image 6: Reassembled hoverboard with the bottom cover secured in place. Alt-tag: Reassembled hoverboard after fixing LED lights
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