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Occasionally, a scooter may develop a problem with the steering column where it becomes either too difficult or too easy for the user to steer the scooter. This guide will demonstrate how to adjust the tightness of the steering column by adjusting two rotating nuts on the column.

Image 1/2: An upper nut Image 2/2: A lower nut
  • Locate the tightening assembly. The tightening assembly consists of:

    • An upper nut

    • A lower nut

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Image 1/1: If loosening the steering column, follow these steps:
  • This step refers to clockwise and counterclockwise rotation. This is as viewed from the top.

  • If loosening the steering column, follow these steps:

    • Turn the upper nut counterclockwise.

    • Turn the lower nut counterclockwise until it is tight against the upper nut.

    • If the steering column is still too tight, repeat the above two steps until reaching the desired steering column looseness.

  • If tightening the steering column, follow these steps:

    • Turn the lower nut clockwise until reaching the desired steering column tightness.

    • Turn the upper nut clockwise until it is tight against the lower nut.

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Jordyn

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3 Comments

what move it with your hands? - didn't help

Heather McCasland - Reply

I couldn't turn this by hand. not sure who writes this advice. trying a pipe wrench.

jmackenzie1234 -

Thanks you! Why doesn't the owners manual have this?

Jessica - Reply

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