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Changing a Tire on Your Electric Scooter: Your Step-by-Step Guide

To shop our replacement tires and learn more about the different types of tires for electric scooters, see here.

**We also have videos for replacing tires on youtube. **

Whether you're an experienced electric scooter rider or a complete beginner, a flat tire can be a real nuisance. But fear not – we're here to guide you through the process of changing a tire on your electric scooter, step by step.

  1. Gather your tools: To change a tire on an electric scooter, you'll need a wrench, a tire lever, an air pump, and a new inner tube or tire (depending on which part is damaged).

  2. Turn off your scooter: Before starting any maintenance on your electric scooter, make sure it's turned off and disconnected from any charging sources.

  3. Remove the wheel: Use the wrench to remove the nuts or bolts holding the wheel in place. Once loosened, carefully remove the wheel from your scooter.

  1. Deflate the tire: Insert your tire lever between the tire and the rim, gently prying the tire away from the rim. Once you've created enough space, insert the second tire lever to fully remove the tire from the rim. If there's air left in the tire, press the valve to let it out.

  2. Remove the inner tube: Carefully pull out the inner tube or examine the tire for damages. If the inner tube needs replacing, make sure you have the correct size and type for your scooter.

  3. Install the new inner tube or tire: If replacing the inner tube, insert the new one into the tire casing, ensuring it sits evenly. If you're replacing the entire tire, simply fit it onto the rim without an inner tube.

  1. Inflate the tire: Use an air pump to inflate your new tire or inner tube to the manufacturer's suggested PSI.

  2. Attach the wheel back onto the scooter: Position the wheel back onto the scooter, ensuring the nuts or bolts are securely tightened. Double-check that the wheel is centered and secure before riding.

  3. Test your scooter: Before heading out on your newly repaired electric scooter, take it for a spin to ensure everything is working as it should be.

With this easy-to-follow guide, you'll be back on the road in no time, safely riding your electric scooter with confidence knowing you've properly changed your tire.

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