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Step-by-Step Guide: Installing a Battery on Your Hoverboard

Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30-45 minutes

Steps: 5

Words: 1012


If you need to replace the battery in your generic two-wheel self-balancing scooter made in China, this guide will help you install a new battery. 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]


  • Replacement hoverboard battery: [Amazon link] / [ link]


This guide will help you install a new battery on your hoverboard, ensuring a safe and efficient process. DIY repairs can be risky, so always consult a professional if you're unsure about any step.

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Turn off the hoverboard and disconnect the charger

  • Ensure your hoverboard is turned off and disconnected from any charger before proceeding.
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Step 2: Access the battery compartment

  • Place the hoverboard on a flat surface.
  • Use a small Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws securing the bottom cover, revealing the battery compartment.
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Step 3: Remove the old battery

  • Carefully disconnect the wires connected to the old battery.
  • Take note of the wire connections for reassembly.
  • Gently remove the old battery from the hoverboard.
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Step 4: Install the new battery

  • Position the new battery (links provided in the "Parts" section) in the battery compartment.
  • Reconnect the wires to the new battery, ensuring all connections are secure.
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Step 5: Close the battery compartment and test your hoverboard

  • Replace the bottom cover and secure it with the screws you removed earlier.
  • Turn on your hoverboard and ensure it functions properly with the new battery installed.
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By following this guide, you should be able to install a new battery on your hoverboard safely and efficiently. 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 turned off and disconnected
  • Image 2: Hoverboard with the bottom cover removed, revealing the battery compartment.
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard with exposed battery compartment
  • Image 3: Disconnecting the wires from the old battery and removing it.
    • Alt-tag: Removing the old hoverboard battery
  • Image 4: Installing the new battery and reconnecting the wires.
    • Alt-tag: Installing a new hoverboard battery
  • Image 5: Testing the hoverboard after battery installation.
    • Alt-tag: Hoverboard functioning properly with new battery installed
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