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Step-by-Step Guide: Fixing a Loose or Damaged Hoverboard Charging Port

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: 45 minutes

Steps: 4

Words: 1100


Is your generic two-wheel self-balancing scooter made in China experiencing issues due to a loose or damaged charging port? This guide will help you identify and fix the issue, ensuring a secure charging connection. Designed for beginners, this guide requires basic technical knowledge. Proceed with caution, and only follow this guide if you understand the risks involved.


  • Flat surface
  • Small Phillips screwdriver: [Amazon link]
  • Needle-nose pliers: [Amazon link]


  • Replacement charging port: [Amazon link] / [ link]

Top Cause: The most common cause for a loose or damaged charging port is wear and tear or physical damage.

Top Solution: The most common solution is to replace the faulty charging port with a new one.


This guide will help you fix a loose or damaged hoverboard charging port, ensuring a reliable charging experience. DIY repairs can be risky, so always consult a professional if you're unsure about any step.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Access the charging port

  • Place the hoverboard on a flat surface.
  • Use a small Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws securing the bottom cover, revealing the charging port.
  • Image 1

Step 2: Inspect the charging port

  • Check the charging port for any visible damage, corrosion, or debris. Loose connections can also be a sign of a damaged charging port.
  • Image 2

Step 3: Replace the charging port

  • If the charging port is loose or damaged, replace it with a new one (links provided in the "Parts" section).
  • Carefully disconnect the old charging port using needle-nose pliers, and install the new one, ensuring all connections are secure.
  • Image 3

Step 4: Test the hoverboard

  • Reassemble the hoverboard by replacing the bottom cover and securing the screws.
  • Connect the charger to the hoverboard and a power source, ensuring a secure fit. Check if the charger's LED indicator lights up, signaling it's charging.
  • Image 4


By following this guide, you should be able to resolve the issue with your hoverboard's loose or damaged charging port. Regular maintenance is essential for the longevity of your hoverboard. If you encounter any issues or have questions about any step, consult a professional. For more troubleshooting tips and repair guides, consider joining our mailing list.


  • Image 1: Hoverboard with the bottom cover removed, revealing the charging port.
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard with exposed charging port
  • Image 2: Inspecting the charging port for damage or loose connections.
    • Alt-tag: Close-up of damaged or loose charging port
  • Image 3: Replacing the faulty charging port with a new one.
    • Alt-tag: Installing a new charging port on the hoverboard
  • Image 4: Successfully charging the hoverboard after repair.
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard charging after fixing the charging port
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