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If you’re looking for an electric scooter in New York City, you’ve come to the right place. MiniMotors Brooklyn has a wide range of PEVs to choose from.

Brooklyn – The future is electric; to prove it, Brooklyn now has another option for premium Electric Scooters. With love for personal mobility and performance electric scooters, MiniMotors Brooklyn is now the latest electric scooter distributor and repair shop in Brooklyn, New York City.

MiniMotors Brooklyn Inventory

Whether traveling uptown, downtown, or crosstown, taking the subway can be unreliable. MiniMotors Brooklyn has various options for all your needs, budgets, and requirements. Some New Yorkers are looking for a lightweight commuter from point A to point B, while others are looking for powerhouse sports electric scooters to join the group rides and tackle long-distance commutes. MiniMotors Brooklyn will FOCUS on Dualtron, Speedway, and Futecher Electric scooters but welcomes any customer, rider, fan, and scooter into their shop.

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MiniMotors Brooklyn Services

MiniMotors Brooklyn is a full-service repair facility that can handle any electric scooter repairs, servicing, or maintenance. All maintenance duties include brake service, tire changes, electric wiring, alterations, and accessory installation. To learn more about MiniMotors’ services, visit their website today.

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Address:2990 Nostrand Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11229

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Electric Scooter Troubleshooting and Repair Guide

Is your electric scooter not working, or acting strange? Have you tried turning it off and then back on again? Try our easy guide for troubleshooting and repairing your scooter to see if you can fix the issue yourself. If the problem persists, it’s best to take your electric scooter to the repair shop.

Take a look at some of the most common problems of electric scooters, and a short guide how to check the components and repair or replace them.

Scooter Not Charging

Check the charger

Faulty charger may be the reason the battery doesn’t charge. To check if it is malfunctioning, plug charger into your electric scooter and power outlet. Most chargers have a green light and a red light. When the charger is plugged into the scooter and into the wall the red light indicates that the battery pack is charging, and the green light indicates that the charger is plugged into the wall. When the red light turns off and only the green light is on that indicates that the battery pack is charged and the vehicle is ready to use.

If the light stays green and there is no red light when the charger is plugged into the vehicle and into the wall this could be caused by many things. It could be from new batteries that have never been used and have a full charge, worn out batteries with low Voltage that need to be replaced, a loose wire or defective connector between the battery pack and charger port, a defective charger port or battery charger plug, a burned out fuse in the charger, or a defective battery charger.

Use a multimeter to test the charger’s output voltage. Voltage should be a few volts above the rated voltage. If the output voltage is zero or below rated voltage, it means the charger is defective. You can also check the charger on another scooter.

Look for loose wires and connectors

If the charger is working, there may be some loos wires or faulty connectors between the battery and a charger port, or a charger port itself is defective. Open up the battery and bypass the charge port by testing the wires going to the charge port, pushing your multimeter leads through the insulation. If you see voltage then the charge port is broken. This was a common issue on Xiaomi M365, with the charging port cap falling off and leaving the port exposed to dust and dirt.

Motor Not Running

Check the fuse or the circuit breaker

If the scooter uses a fuse, look at the inside of the fuse to see if it is burned-out. Removed the fuse and hold it up to source of light to determine if it is burned-out and replace it if it is. For scooters that use a circuit breaker, push-on or flip the circuit breaker to see if it will reset. If the fuse keeps blowing up, there is probably the issue with the wiring.

Inspect the motor

Look for any burned or melted wires, wire connectors, or electrical components. If anything smells like burned plastic, or looks burnt, it’s defective and should be replaced. Pull and push on all of the individual wires and wire connectors to make sure they are not loose or disconnected.

Some e-scooters are equipped with a braking system that stops the motor from functioning while the brake is engaged. Check the scooter’s manual and disconnect the braking wire connector from the speed controller and check if the motor starts. If it does, then the braking lever wire needs to be replaced.

Check the battery

The battery is the powerhouse of a scooter, so if the motor is not getting enough Volts from the battery it won’t work properly, or it won’t work at all. If you have a multimeter, test the battery packs’ Voltage to determine its condition. A mutimeter, or a multitester, is a tool that can measure and display amps, volts and ohms of a power source.

Battery packs constitute of battery cells spot welded together. Sometimes, connections can break due to scooter vibrations, which breaks the circuit so there is no charge coming from a cell or a group of cells. Here is a great video on how to inspect and repair your battery pack.

BMS has failed

If some cells in your battery packs have died, the BMS (Battery Management System) will try to balance this out and it will eventually go dead. In this case you will need to replace your BMS with the one that has same specifications, but before that you will need to inspect your battery.

Scooter Runs Slowly

If your scooter is running slower than it used to, this also may be the battery issue. But before you start taking your ride apart, make sure that the batteries are fully charged before you test the speed.

Also, you will need to check what speed mode the scooter is set to. Some scooters have the Eco/ Beginner speed mode which limits the top speed.

If your scooter features pneumatic tires, check the tire pressure. If the air pressure is too low, tires will be soft, which will affect acceleration, top speed and range.

Some heavy-duty off-road scooters, have a chain drive, and if your e-scooter has one, make sure to check the chain and chain sprockets. The chain must be neither too loose nor too tight, and chain sprockets must be aligned.

Make sure to adjust the brakes too, as they sometimes stay in a semi-active position, which also makes the scooter go slow. You can test if the brakes are the issue by pushing the scooter while it’s off and feel whether the wheels spin freely or not. If you have checked all of the above, it is probably the battery issue. Even the best batteries are not eternal, and in time they will need to be replaced. The typical estimated life of a Lithium-Ion battery is about two to three years or 300 to 500 charge cycles, whichever comes first. After that, you will need to replace your battery with a new one.

Brakes Not Working

Brakes are an essential part of any moving device. There are different types of brakes on e-scooters, from drum and foot brakes that require little to no maintenance, to disc brakes that require adjusting from time to time.

Disc Brakes

If you hear a scraping sound coming from your brakes, or your scooter seems to be lagging, you brake pads need to be adjusted or callipers need to be realigned.

Brakes can also become loose over time. If you notice it take a long time to come to a complete stop, you will need to adjust the cable tension. You can do this by tightening the handbrake tension knob, and if you need more, you can also adjust the rear tension knob.

Electronic brakes

Some electric scooters, like the Unagi, have electronic brakes that are activated by a switch that shorts the terminals of the motor, creating resistance to motor rotation. If you notice that your electronic brake is not working, it is probably a wiring or a switch issue, so check for any loose parts or wiring.

What if something breaks or falls off?

The electric scooter market is very crowded, and companies are trying to make their scooters more appealing to the customers, for their looks, features or price. Sometimes, in order to keep the price low, some parts may not be the best quality, which means that tend to break faster. This is usually the case with a kickstand, different covers, plastic parts and more. If any part breaks off, contact the manufacturer, or whoever had issued a warranty to see if they can send you the replacement.

Electric Scooter Acting Crazy

We have been testing all kinds of electric scooters for years, and we have seen all kinds of crazy misbehaving. From suddenly speeding up and refusing to stop (where is Keany Reeves when you need him?), to stopping all of a sudden and catapulting the rider.

What to do if your scooter starts acting erratically? This is probably an issue with the electronics, which is not an easy thing to diagnose and repair. If you notice there is something unusual happening with your scooter, this may be a very specific problem, so look for similar experiences on the internet, or contact the manufacturer, or the distributor you got your scooter from.

What if you have just bought the scooter and it doesn’t work?

If you happen to have just gotten a scooter and it doesn’t work out of the box, or it broke down shortly after, we would definitely recommend that you contact the customer service. Most of the manufacturers offer some kind of warranty, and provided you did not do anything crazy, like trying to take your scooter swimming, you have the right to ask for a repair or even a replacement in some cases. Have in mind that any warranty becomes invalid if the motor or battery pack is opened or modified by the customer.

How to prevent your electric scooter from breaking down?

In order for your scooter to work you need to do some preventative maintenance from time to time. Here are few things that you should keep in line.

Inspect your scooter before every ride: You don’t have to do a thorough inspection every time, but do a quick check of all essential parts, steering column, throttle and brake lever/switch, wheels and brakes.

Tighten any loose bolts and screws: All the moving parts in an electric scooter have some bolts and screws join different parts together. When you experience some vibration during use, it could be caused by losing bolts, screws, or some fasteners.

Pneumatic Tires: Keep the tires properly inflated. Take note of the manufacturer recommended pressure and keep it at that level. You can also use some kind of puncture protection/repair solution to prevent flats and extend the life of the tire.

Brakes: Keep rims and discs clean and straight. Replace worn brake shoes and pads promptly. Replace worn or frayed cables and housings.

Battery: Make sure you are properly using and charging your battery. Read this guide on how to properly charge and maintain your electric scooter battery.

Do not perform any maintenance when the power is on or the battery is charging. If you know absolutely nothing about electric scooter, or electric bikes maintenance, it is best to take your scooter to the repair shop.

Have in mind that any warranty becomes invalid if the motor or battery pack is opened or modified by the customer.

How to Do Electric Scooter Repair? 3 Most Common Problems

The whole world is turning towards electric vehicles. Every industry is shifting, whether it be cars, bikes, or scooters. While people accept the new norm of electric vehicles, few are aware of how to maintain these, maybe because there is very little need for that.

Like other vehicles running on the electric drivetrain, electric scooters have a pretty low problem frequency. So, you don’t need much electric scooter repair. This mainly has to do with the fact that electric scooters don’t have as many moving components.

Still, certain problems may occur, and you might need an electric scooter repair. So, where do you get your electric scooter repaired? Or how to deal with the most common problems with electric scooters. Let’s find out in this article!

How Often Does an Electric Scooter Need Repair?

At first, there is routine maintenance, like checking the air pressure in tires. You must do it once every two weeks or at least once a month. Secondly, you have the scheduled maintenance. You will need minor electric scooter repair every six months or 500 miles. Whereas major repairs can be expected once every year or after 2,000 miles.

The minor repairs include tightening of loose components, oiling and greasing of chains, brake adjustments, and wheel alignment services. These repairs will cost you less than 50. You can further reduce the cost of minor repairs by doing those yourself.

I mean, how hard is it to oil the chains or adjust the brakes? You can follow some great YouTube channels for minor repairs to your electric scooter. So, I never recommend going to a repair shop for such minor things. However, major repairs are a different story.

Major repair may call for replacing worn brake pads, general servicing, or changing the batteries. You need an expert to get these things done. Some of these repairs can go heavy on your For example, consider the case of changing batteries. It will cost you somewhere between 300-1,500 to replace the battery pack, depending on its capacity and driving range.

Where Can You Get an Electric Scooter Repair?

There are many places where you can get an electric scooter repaired. Some of these include local bike repair shops, distributor and retailer shops, and specialized electric scooter repair shops. Though there are only a few of those, the number is rising every day.

Before you decide where to get the repair, knowing what you’re dealing with is important. Because if you are experiencing something such as a vibrating handlebar, a loose knuckle bolt may be causing it. So, all you need to do is tighten that bolt, and the problem disappears.

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There are a variety of electric scooter problems that you can resolve yourself. That is why I highly recommend getting familiar with your scooter. Read the user’s manual thoroughly and follow the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule.

However, if the problem persists, you can look for other repair options. The first place you go when a problem arises is the retailer or distributor who sold you the electric scooter. These guys know the best way to cope with a certain problem.

You can also find the repair shops of renowned brands such as Voro Motors and Fluid Freeride. Their shops specialize in electric scooter repair. If something is bothering you too much, such as a noise from the motor that won’t go away, then these shops are your best bet.

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Most Common Problems With E-Scooters Solutions

Let’s discuss the 3 most common problems with e-scooters and what to do about them.

Motor Problems

The motor is the most important component of any electric drivetrain. This is the substitute for an engine. Due to continuous operation, motors are subject to wear and tear. This wear and tear may cause certain problems with the motors.

The most common symptoms of a faulty motor in your electric scooter are power lag, sluggish acceleration, and clicking sounds coming out of the motor. It is also possible that the wiring of the motor gets burnt. This particular case is indicated by a burning smell.

There are a few things you can try if you are dealing with motor-related issues. The first thing you got to do is check if the motor is receiving proper current. At times something is wrong with the battery, and it is unable to move the motor.

Take a multimeter and check the battery terminals and make sure it isn’t dead. Secondly, attach the multimeter to the power input terminals of the battery and see if the adequate current is reaching the battery. Because something can go wrong with the wiring as well, look for any sign of a burnt wire or a short circuit. Try replacing these faulty wires.

If neither of these solutions work, then the last resort is to replace the motor. But you must be sure that the motor can’t be revived before replacing it because it will cost between 150-200 to replace the motor of your electric scooter.

Faulty Motor Controller or Broken Throttle

A faulty motor controller or a broken throttle are some other common problems with electric scooters. The top speed of most electric scooters is limited to 15 mph, so the majority of people hold the throttle at full speed all the time. This is the leading cause behind a broken throttle.

In case the throttle is broken, there isn’t much you can do about it. The only possible solution to a broken throttle grip is to replace it. Replacing a throttle is a DIY task that can be performed very easily at home. All you have to do is cut the wires and remove the old throttle. Replace it with a new one and reattach the wiring as you removed it.

The case of a motor controller is different. It is the brain between the motor and the batteries. It determines the amount of current flowing to the battery. If a motor controller goes bad, you will face issues such as sluggish acceleration and poor performance.

If you suspect that the controller has gone bad, I advise you not to take the matter into your own hands. Visit a professional and let them handle it. Sometimes micro solder joints of the controller come off. You can avoid the cost of replacement if the controller can be repaired.

Battery Isn’t Charging

Many people face issues related to the charging of electric scooter batteries. Charging problems can happen due to a variety of reasons. The charging equipment, infrastructure, internal hardware, or batteries, if either of these has an issue, you won’t be able to charge up your e-scooter.

Before you seek professional help, try to resolve the issue yourself. The first order of business is to try charging at a different point. Ensure that there are no power fluctuations at the charging station, as it may hinder the charging process.

If this doesn’t do the trick, try a different charging cable and adapter. Only use manufacturer-approved charging cables and adapters. Also, the quality of the charging cable needs to be good. Inferior quality charging cables can go bad after a short period.

The inbuilt charging hardware of your scooter can also become faulty. Look out for any loose wires or short circuits that may be interfering with the charging process. The charging port of your scooter can catch rust if it is exposed to a humid environment. Clean it with a dry cloth and try charging again. If this doesn’t help, then the last solution is to replace the batteries.

When batteries don’t charge at any cost, you must replace them. The cost of replacing the batteries of electric scooters can cost between 300 and 1,500, depending upon their capacity.

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Final Word, How to Do Electric Scooter Repair? 3 Most Common Problems Solutions

Compared to conventional bikes, the problem frequency of electric scooters is very low. But it is impossible to drive a vehicle that doesn’t break down. So, what do you do in such situations? That’s what we have tried to outline in this article.

First, you have to try yourself. Get all the help you need from the user’s manual and YouTube DIY videos. If the problem won’t go away, seek some professional help. You can find electric scooter repair shops of many renowned brands all over the US. We’ve also pointed out the three most common problems with an electric scooter and how to deal with those.

At last, I would like to remind you that prevention is better than cure. So, if you would just try to ride the E-scooter gently and keep up with the regular maintenance, it would last longer, and you won’t need much repair. But let me tell you, if there’s a problem with the electric scooter, don’t leave it unattended. You must address it, or soon it will spread, and any solution won’t be left.

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Where Can We Get An Electric Scooter Repair?

Most electric scooters come with a warranty agreement that covers factory defects, transport and handling damage, or other problems that a company wants to protect its customers from. This policy only shows that they strongly believe that their products are built to last.

However, this does not mean that these mechanical rides will last forever. Something will go wrong at some point. Whether it’s overuse or something has broken, it’s not the end of the world. Luckily, there are many ways to repair your scooter or have the broken parts replaced.

Here are some of the options you can try if your electric scooter needs repair or maintenance.

Find out what is wrong

Before you go to a electric scooter repair shop, you can always find out for yourself what is wrong first. If you suspect a problem, do not use the scooter. This could make the existing problem worse or lead to an injury.

If you have no experience in repairing an engine or mechanical components, do not attempt to take your scooter apart either. Check only the external components.

Check the tires for damage. Make sure they are not punctured if they are filled with air. Check the lights, brakes and all functions and make sure they are all working properly. If there is something wrong with the scooter, you may be able to find some of the answers in the owner’s manual. If you happen to find out what is wrong on your own, check the manufacturer’s website or manual to see if the damage is part of their warranty policy.

Contact the Saler or Company Customer Service

If you can not find out what is wrong with the electric scooter on your own. You can always call the dealer where you bought the scooter or call the company’s customer service or technical support hotline. Their staff will be happy to guide you through the troubleshooting process or help you figure out what is wrong.

Different scooters have different types of warranties. For example, Unagi Company’s warranty policy (1) covers any repairs that occur within the first year of the electric scooter’s purchase, and within the first three months, Unagi will replace the scooter with a new one. (Excluding custom-made items) Unagi has every part available in its warehouse. If something needs to be replaced, it’s not a problem. However, once the warranty ends, you will have to pay for the repair of the electric scooter.

Electric Scooter repair near me

With companies like Lime and BIRD, the need for electric scooter mechanics has become a thing. These mechanics are independent and may not have their own workshop, but if you simply type “electric scooter repair near me” into your search bar, you may find one near you.

You can also try searching for an electric scooter mechanic by posting on social media or searching for one on Craigslist. Remember that while these mechanics are qualified, they are not licensed by a scooter company. If you let them repair your electric scooter, you may void the warranty. If this is the case, the best option is still to contact your dealer if your electric scooter is still covered by warranty.

Moped repair shop near me

In connection with the growing popularity of electric vehicles (PEVs), moped repair shops are also becoming increasingly popular in the e-riding community. These workshops are not only responsible for repairing electric scooters, but also electric skateboards, electric ATVs and other PEVs. If you live in big cities like New York or L.A., you are bound to find one of these shops just by searching for it on Google.

Some of them carry some spare parts for simple repairs. However, when it comes to more specific repairs, you will probably have to order the parts online or from the manufacturers themselves. Amazon carries spare parts for some of the most popular scooter brands such as batteries, chains and belts. You can also get accessories such as seats or carry bags.

Where can you get an Electric Scooter Repair?

Nothing mechanical can run forever without maintenance and scooters are no different. Eventually, something will go wrong, and it will need to be fixed. Luckily, there are many options for these repairs.

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A quick overview of your main options:

Do It Yourself

Most premium scooters are not do it yourself friendly, but basic steps can be taken to find and address problems quickly. The longer a problem exists, the worse it will become, and it could affect parts around it causing even more problems.

Esurance has a list of things to check before every ride including checking the tires for wear and damage, keeping the scooter clean, checking the horn and controls, making sure the brakes work properly and looking for obvious damage. While this guide is for gas scooters, almost all the daily tips are true for electric scooters too.

Once you are more familiar with your specific scooter and have read the service manual, basic repairs may be able to be done. These repairs should follow the service manual and probably not start by searching “how to fix an electric scooter”. There is a real potential of damaging the scooter worse than it was before the repair began and the warranty will definitely be voided by a major at-home repair.

Return to Distributor

Many scooters bought from reputable distributors in your country will have policies that cover returning the scooter to be repaired or replaced. These distributors are often licensed by the manufacturer to perform official electric scooter repairs while keeping the warranty intact. Manufacturers can also have very helpful warranties that cover repairs after purchase.

The Qiewa Q-Power, for example, has a 6-month warranty on the e-scooter battery and a 1-year warranty on all other parts. This warranty can be extremely helpful because of the complexity and cost of quality parts used to power the scooter. If it is an unfixable problem, they will replace the entire scooter.

Out of country or overseas distributors may not offer this service due to the cost and complexity of shipping. If they do offer the service, shipping may take weeks in each direction.

Scooter-Sharing Mechanics

With the rise in popularity of scooter-sharing companies like Bird and Lime, independent scooter mechanics were needed to keep the fleets on the road. Premium scooters like the Elka Model-T or the Turboant X7 are very similar to the models used by these companies. These mechanics were paid per scooter repaired and worked in major cities.

Since the companies switched to hiring in house mechanics instead of contractors, there are many people with the skills and knowledge to perform repairs that are interested in this kind of work. These people can be found by posting online although these repairs are not manufacturer licensed and will likely void the warranty.

PEV/ Moped Repair Shop

Personal Electrical Vehicle (PEV) and moped repair shops are becoming more popular as electric scooter commuting is beginning to gain traction. These shops can be found in many major cities and are only one google search away. Major cities like Los Angeles and New York City have plenty of options for these shops so scooter owners don’t have to settle for a one size fits all shop.

There will likely be a repair shop near you with professional mechanics ready to fix any problem you could possibly have. They often have parts bought directly from the manufacturer and offer high-quality work. These shops are more expensive than independent scooter mechanics but well worth it.

The repairs may also keep the warranty intact depending on the agreements the shop has in place. Many shops also specialize in certain brands and styles of scooters and can provide outstanding service on these scooters.

Bicycle Repair Shops

Some standard bicycle repair shops offer electric scooter repair but not all do. The services they offer will likely be very basic compared to a PEV or electric scooter repair shop. These shops will be familiar with things like steering and brake issues but may be unfamiliar or unwilling to fix the electrical system or battery problems. This might work in a pinch, but it is not recommended.

Wrapping Up

Scooter maintenance is extremely important for both convenience and safety while you are riding. While dedicated electric scooter or moped mechanic shops are recommended almost any repair option is better than letting a problem go unfixed.

Practicing preventative maintenance such as keeping the scooter clean will make fewer repairs needed in the future and will make your e-scooter commuting a more enjoyable experience.

Also, make sure you’re riding your electric scooter properly so you don’t put unnecessary strain on the hardware.

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