3 Quick Ways to Keep Your Mobility Scooter Rolling for Years

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Today's post is an excerpt from our mobility scooter buying guide. If you want to know more about mobility scooters, Like any other piece of equipment, it takes a little bit of upkeep to keep your scooter running like new. Here’s how to maximize the life of your electric mobility scooter:

The battery

You don’t want your scooter’s battery giving out on you at the wrong time, stranding you where you don’t want to be.
  • Protect your battery from extreme temperature and moisture.
  • Only use the charger provide with your scooter.
  • Charge the battery at least eight hours every day you use it.
  • Don’t overcharge the battery; it could damage it.
  • Unplug your charger when you’re not using it.

The tires

Tires are as important to a scooter’s smooth functioning as they are to a car’s. Routine tire care will ensure a more comfortable ride and longer-lasting tires.
  • Use a tire gauge to keep your tires inflated to standards defined in your scooter’s user manual.
  • Check your tires regularly for slow leaks or punctures.

Routine checkups

Sometimes, you need a professional’s expertise to keep your scooter in tip-top shape. Consult with a licensed dealer or repair professional at least once a year. if you're in the greater Cincinnati area, any of our Med Mart locations can help with this.