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If the wheel of your hoverboard is damaged or your hoverboard does not spin on one side, use this guide to replace the wheel and motor in the Hover-1 Titan.

  1. Flip the hoverboard so the bottom is facing up.
    • Flip the hoverboard so the bottom is facing up.

    • The left side is the side that has the charge port. There is also an "L" on the metal plate underneath the wires.

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  2. Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two 14 mm screws located closest to the center of the hoverboard.
    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the two 14 mm screws located closest to the center of the hoverboard.

    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove the four 12 mm screws located in the middle of the panel.

    • Using a Phillips #1 screwdriver, remove two 15 mm screws located closest to the wheel.

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    • Grip the bottom left panel and lift up to remove.

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    • Unplug the battery by pulling apart the yellow connectors.

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    • Use the Phillips #1 screwdriver to remove the four 12mm screws that attach the gyroscope/motherboard to the hoverboard.

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    • Cut the rubber surrounding the yellow wire and pull the rubber apart, exposing the connectors.

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    • Unplug the yellow wires by gripping the wire close to the connectors and pulling apart.

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    • Cut the rubber surrounding the green wire and pull the rubber apart, exposing the connectors.

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    • Unplug the green wires by gripping the wire close to the connectors and pulling apart.

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    • Cut the rubber surrounding the blue wire and pull the rubber apart, exposing the connectors.

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    • Unplug the blue wires by gripping the wire close to the connectors and pulling apart.

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    • Unplug the rainbow connector by squeezing the clips and pulling apart.

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    • Use scissors to cut the zip tie around the group of wires.

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    • Unplug the white wire connector by squeezing the clips and pulling apart.

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    • Use an impact driver with a hex 6 bit to loosen the four 20 mm hex 6 bolts.

    • Wear safety glasses while using the impact driver.

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    • Pull out the loosened screws with your hands and remove the metal plate.

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    • Lift the wheel and motor shaft up and out of the board.

    • The motor shaft is located within the wheel.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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