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Guide: Troubleshooting Hoverboard Motor Noises

Difficulty: Moderate

Time: 1-2 hours

Steps: 6


Strange noises coming from your hoverboard motor can be alarming and may indicate an underlying issue. This guide will help you diagnose and resolve the problem to restore your hoverboard's performance. Ensure you have the necessary skills and tools, and only proceed if you understand the risks involved.



Top Cause

The most common cause for strange noises from a hoverboard motor is debris caught in the motor, worn bearings, or a damaged motor.

Top Solution

The most common solution is to clean the motor, replace worn bearings, or replace the damaged motor.


To fix strange hoverboard motor noises, identify the cause of the problem and address it accordingly. Regular maintenance and inspections can prevent further issues and extend the life of your hoverboard.

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: Remove the motor cover

  • Using the appropriate screwdriver, remove the screws securing the motor cover and set it aside.
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Step 3: Inspect the motor for debris

  • Check the motor for any debris or foreign objects that may be causing the strange noises.
  • Remove any debris using a soft brush or cloth.
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Step 4: Inspect the motor for damage

  • Check the motor for any visible damage or wear that may be causing the strange noises.
  • If the motor is damaged, proceed to Step 5. If the motor is undamaged, move to Step 6.
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Step 5: Replace the damaged motor

  • Remove the damaged motor from the hoverboard and replace it with a new one.
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Step 6: Reassemble and test the hoverboard

  • Reassemble the hoverboard and test its performance to ensure the issue has been resolved.
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  • Image 1: Hoverboard turned off and disconnected from the charger
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard powered off and unplugged
  • Image 2: Removing the motor cover
    • Alt-tag: Taking off hoverboard motor cover
  • Image 3: Inspecting the motor for debris
    • Alt-tag: Checking hoverboard motor for debris
  • Image 4: Inspecting the motor for damage
    • Alt-tag: Examining hoverboard motor for damage
  • Image 5: Replacing the damaged motor
    • Alt-tag: Removing and replacing damaged hoverboard motor
  • Image 6: Reassembled hoverboard being tested
    • Alt-tag: Testing the hoverboard after reassembly
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