Electric scooters need regular maintenance and servicing, and due to their extensive use, manufacturers make servicing every quarter a condition of warranty and to ensure safety. There are some simple things you can do yourself though to minimise issues and also to make sure you are covered by warranty if you ever need it. Read on for four ‘Must-Do’s’ to ensure a happy ride.
This is a machine that has an electric drive system that makes it faster. It has parts and components such as brakes, wheels and tyres, and critical bolts that hold things together that get worn from use, and even more so when you constantly make it go faster.
There are some really simple things that you can do yourself to minimise any issues though. There is nothing quite so annoying as your scooter - often your main form of transport - not being useable when you go to ride it or you getting stranded mid-trip with an issue.
The three most common issues we get in our service centre with E Scooters are to do with:
Sometimes these can just be plain bad luck but more often than not these issues can be avoided.
Here are our Four ‘Must-Do’s’ to minimise issues and to make sure you are covered by warranty if you ever need it.
The manual that comes with your electric scooter is a must read as it has handy tips for operating it, looking after it and guides for proper use. More importantly, the manufacturers reserve the right to void your warranty if you do not operate and maintain your e scooter in the manner that they recommend.
The warranty offered on electric scooters is as follows:
There are a number of terms and conditions that must be met for any warranty claim to be valid and these are pretty standard across all manufacturers.
For owners of Inokim electric scooters you register your warranty and see the terms and conditions here >>
One of the warranty terms and conditions referred to above is that your electric scooter must be serviced by an approved service agent within 3 months of being purchased, and then every quarter throughout the 12-month warranty period. Should you need to make a warranty claim you may also need to provide proof of regular servicing.
You can book your electric scooter directly into our service centre at a time that is convenient time for you here >>
We make every effort to accommodate emergencies or unscheduled drop-ins however bookings always take priority. Therefore we recommend that you book in advance to avoid any inconvenience or disappointment.
With a three-month service interval, you can keep the DIY maintenance pretty simple. Doing these five simple checks each week should help you avoid any major issues in the interim.