top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Step-by-Step Guide on How to Wire an Electric Scooter Controller

When it comes to wiring an electric scooter controller, it's important to have the right tools and guidelines to ensure a seamless process. Read on for a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you with wiring your electric scooter controller.

Step 1: Gather the necessary tools and materials

Before beginning the wiring process, gather the necessary tools and materials, including wire strippers, electrical tape, shrink tubing, soldering iron, and a multimeter.

Step 2: Identify the wires

The first step in wiring your electric scooter controller is to identify the wires that need to be connected. Typically, electric scooter controllers will have the following wires:

  • Battery connectors
  • Motor connectors
  • Throttle connectors
  • Brake connectors
  • Display connectors

Refer to your electric scooter model's user manual to understand the specific wiring requirements.

Step 3: Prepare the wires

Strip off about 1 cm of insulation from the wire ends. For a secure connection, twist the exposed ends together, or use a soldering iron to add some solder to the exposed ends to make them sturdier.

Step 4: Connect the wires

Following your scooter's wiring diagram, connect the corresponding wires from the controller to the rest of the scooter. Use heat shrink tubing and a heat gun to seal the connections properly. Secure the wires with zip ties or electrical tape to prevent them from coming loose while riding.

Step 5: Test the connections

Before reassembling the scooter, use a multimeter to check the voltage of the connected wires and ensure that they are properly connected. Test the scooter's throttle, brakes, and display to confirm that the wiring is functioning correctly.

Step 6: Reassemble the scooter

Once you're confident that everything is working as it should, reassemble the scooter by securing the controller in place and reconnecting any panels or covers that were removed during the wiring process.

By following the steps outlined in this guide, you can ensure that your electric scooter's controller is wired correctly and safely. Remember to always disconnect the battery before performing any wiring or maintenance tasks on your scooter to avoid potential accidents.

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy

Levy Electric Scooter Icons


Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more


Interested in working at Levy?


Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you


Technical specs for all of our scooters


The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter


Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best


Learn more about electric scooter tires


Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city


Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired


Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page