Your electric mobility scooter is built to provide reliable and comfortable transportation. However, even with daily care, routine inspection and general maintenance, problems can arise Dart-4-Wheel-Power-Scooter-in-Redthat might require professional repair.
Before you make that call for a service technician, you might want to try a little power scooter troubleshooting on your own. Many motorized scooter problems are common, minor and may be easily fixed.
For motorized scooter care and maintenance tips that are specific to your scooter model, refer to the owner's manual that came with your scooter.
And if there are ever any problems with your Hoveround scooter that you cannot solve yourself, just call us toll-free at 800-96-HOVER.
Scooter won't turn on
Scooter will not move
Turn power switch to the ON position
Disconnect and reconnect the battery
Check the circuit breaker button
Confirm that the freewheel lever is in DRIVe
Check Flash Code for controller error
Switch is on, but scooter won't power up
If the charger is still connected, disconnect it
Check battery power and recharge if needed
Scooter runs slow
Scooter performs poorly
Check to see if the speed dial is set to LOW
It may be time to recharge or replace the battery
Seat is wobbly and unsteady
Seat moves during use
Rotate the seat until it locks into place
Tiller steering handlebar is shaky
Tighten the height adjustment handle
To learn about all of Hoveround's personal mobility solutions, including our full portfolio of motorized scooters, custom power chairs, lifts, ramps and assorted accessories, visit Hoveround online. You'll find a selection of products available for immediate purchase. Contact Hoveround for details.
Important: Always practice extreme care when conducting any maintenance or troubleshooting fixes to avoid injury. Follow the manufacturer's recommendations in the manual that came with the mobility scooter. Seek expert assistance for complicated, mechanical malfunctions.
This article is for general informational purposes only.