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Guide: How to Fix Excessive Lean on Your Hoverboard

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: 1-2 hours

Steps: 6


If your hoverboard is leaning excessively forward or backward, it can be challenging to ride and potentially dangerous. This comprehensive repair guide will help you diagnose and resolve this issue, usually caused by a faulty gyroscope or misaligned pressure pads. Please ensure you have the necessary skills and tools before proceeding and only follow this guide if you understand the risks involved.



Top Cause

The most common cause of a hoverboard leaning excessively forward or backward is a malfunctioning gyroscope or misaligned pressure pads.

Top Solution

The most common solution is to replace the faulty gyroscope or realign the pressure pads.


Regular maintenance and inspection of your hoverboard's internal components are crucial for its longevity and performance. Addressing issues like excessive forward or backward lean promptly can prevent further damage and ensure safe operation.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Power off and disconnect the hoverboard

  • Ensure the hoverboard is turned off and disconnected from the charger before proceeding.
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Step 2: Open the hoverboard

  • Unscrew and remove the bottom cover of the hoverboard, exposing the internal components.
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Step 3: Inspect and realign pressure pads

  • Check the pressure pads for visible damage, wear, or misalignment.
  • If the pads are misaligned, carefully realign them.
  • If the pressure pads are damaged, replace them with new ones (links provided in the "Parts" section).
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Step 4: Test the gyroscope

  • Inspect the gyroscope connections and ensure they're securely plugged in.
  • Use a multimeter to test the gyroscope's resistance. If it's outside the specified range, it may be faulty and need replacement.
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Step 5: Replace the faulty gyroscope

  • If the gyroscope is faulty, disconnect its wires and remove it from the hoverboard.
  • Install the new gyroscope (links provided in the "Parts" section) and reconnect the wires.
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Step 6: Recalibrate the hoverboard

  • Follow the manufacturer's instructions to recalibrate your hoverboard, ensuring proper alignment and balance.
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By following this comprehensive guide, you should be able to diagnose and fix your hoverboard's excessive forward or backward lean by addressing the faulty gyroscope or misaligned pressure pads. 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 turned off and disconnected from the charger
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard powered off and unplugged
  • Image 2: Removing the bottom cover of the hoverboard
    • Alt-tag: Exposing hoverboard internal components
  • Image 3: Inspecting and realigning pressure pads
    • Alt-tag: Checking and adjusting pressure pads
  • Image 4: Testing the gyroscope with a multimeter
    • Alt-tag: Measuring gyroscope resistance
  • Image 5: Replacing the faulty gyroscope
    • Alt-tag: Installing a new gyroscope
  • Image 6: Recalibrating the hoverboard
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard calibration process
  • Image 7: Reassembled hoverboard after repair
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard fixed and ready for use
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