The market for adult electric scooter is constantly growing as more and more people discover the many benefits of owning electric vehicles. While most of these machines are marketed to be virtually maintenance-free, they do require some degree of care if you want to get the most out of your investment. To prevent small problems, which, when left untouched may cause larger, more problematic (and expensive) breakdowns, following a good maintenance routine will save you a great deal of headache in the future. Here are some tips to remember so your adult electric scooter will last its full life span or even longer:
• Before even mounting your brand new adult electric scooter, make sure that you keep a record of its details, including photographic references of its original set-up (e.g. wiring routes, parts, and connections) as this can be useful when performing maintenance procedures. Recording other details like serial numbers, etc., can also be useful when claiming warranty from the manufacturer.
• Perform a tire-check every once in a while to make sure that tire pressure is sufficient. Small tires, which are typical for electric scooters, tend to lose pressure quicker than larger tires, which is why it is important to check on them regularly so they can be filled accordingly. Keeping tire pressure on its proper gauge will help prevent your scooter’s tube and valve system from damage.
• Battery maintenance is another important aspect of adult electric scooter care. Keeping your scooter battery connected to its charger for too long may damage it and cause it to retain power less. If you notice that your scooter is not holding its full charge as well as it had before, it may be a good time to consider a replacement so you won’t end up with insufficient charge in the middle of a trip.