Hoverboards don’t stop working randomly like most other electric devices. But the batteries do get weak after a while, and that can cause a huge performance loss.

Thankfully, changing a battery can make your hoverboard feel and perform as well as new. Also, it’s quite easy to replace the battery and you can do it without the need of anybody. But you must learn the correct way to do it, otherwise, you might ruin the device completely. 

To help you with this, let’s go over an easy step-by-step process on how to replace hoverboard battery that you can follow.

When a Hoverboard Battery Needs to be Replaced

As you ride your hoverboard more and more, the battery will get weaker over time. In that case, you can replace the battery either when it’s completely dead or it doesn’t give you the backup that you desire from it.

For instance, you charge your hoverboard for hours, and it shows the green light (Fully Charged) indicator. But when you go out to ride it and doesn’t turn on. That means that the battery is dead and you need to replace the battery now.

Another instance would be reduced backup. Say, you fully charge your hoverboard before riding it. But instead of giving you 30 minutes of battery backup like when it was brand new, it’s giving you 5 minutes max. That’s an indication that it’s time to change the battery of your hoverboard.

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Replacing Hoverboard Battery With Easy Steps

Now that you know when it’s time to replace the battery of your hoverboard it’s time to learn how to do it. Let’s go over an easy step-by-step process that guides you through it below.

Step 1: Get the things ready 

First things first; you need to get the tools that you require to replace the battery in front of you. That will allow you to work with more efficiency and without any interruption.

You simply need a screwdriver for most of the part. Pick it up from your local hardware store or from online. Also, make sure to set your hoverboard to a clean and sturdy surface to make it easier for your end to change the battery.

Step 2: Disassembling the body

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First, you need to turn off your hoverboard and disassemble it. Simply take a screwdriver and unscrew all the screws that you need to. 

That should allow you to open and take out the lower part of your hoverboard exposing the battery and everything else. Once you’re done with this step, move on to the next one.

Step 3: Unplug the old battery

Now that you have the lower part of the body removed, it’s time to unplug and remove the battery. You should see the battery clearly and notice how 4 screws are holding it in place. 

You need to unscrew these screws and it should release the battery from its frame. Now, unplug the connected plug to completely remove the old battery from your hoverboard.

Step 4: Plug in the new battery

Once you have removed the old battery, it’s time to install the new one. For that, simply put the new battery in the frame and screw the 4 screws tightly into place. That should secure the battery in place.

After the new battery is in place, it’s time to plug it in. Remember, a good quality battery will give you an overall better service. So, make sure to replace your old battery with a decent new one.

Step 5: Reassemble the whole thing back

Finally, it’s time to put the whole thing back together. Simply, pick up the shell and place it properly. Then start screwing the screws into their places, and make sure to get them nice and tight, and you’re done!

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Hopefully, our guide helped you learn how to replace the hoverboard battery without any trouble. Make sure to follow the instructions precisely so that you don’t damage the hoverboard in the process of changing the battery.



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