Introduction

This guide will outline how to replace the battery of your SwagTron T1 Hoverboard. This may be necessary if the battery is defective or worn out. Before attempting this replacement, recalibrate your hoverboard. If the issue persists, continue with this replacement.

Parts

No parts required.

Ensure that the SwagTron is off.
  • Ensure that the SwagTron is off.

  • Turn the SwagTron upside down to see the underside.

Add Comment

Unscrew the eighteen 10mm screws that secure the back panels using a Phillips #2 screwdriver. The screws are tightly in place. It will take effort to screw them out. The panel is still attached to the SwagTron by wires that go to the motherboard.
  • Unscrew the eighteen 10mm screws that secure the back panels using a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • The screws are tightly in place. It will take effort to screw them out.

  • The panel is still attached to the SwagTron by wires that go to the motherboard.

  • Carefully lift the panels off

Add Comment

Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Follow the wires from the panels to the motherboard. You may need to cut any zip ties that are holding the wires together. There is one connection on the battery side and three on the other side that must be removed.
  • Follow the wires from the panels to the motherboard.

  • You may need to cut any zip ties that are holding the wires together.

  • There is one connection on the battery side and three on the other side that must be removed.

  • These connections may be difficult to remove. Try to securely press the connection and pull firmly.

  • Your back panels are now completely removed.

Add Comment

Your SwagTron should look like this once the back panels are removed.
  • Your SwagTron should look like this once the back panels are removed.

  • The battery is located on the left side as shown.

Add Comment

Unscrew the four 10mm screws that secure the battery using a Philips #2 screwdriver. The screws may be tightly in place. If so, use some effort to unscrew them.
  • Unscrew the four 10mm screws that secure the battery using a Philips #2 screwdriver.

  • The screws may be tightly in place. If so, use some effort to unscrew them.

  • The battery is still connected to two wires that go to the motherboard.

Add Comment

Disconnect the two wires that come from the battery from the wires coming from the hoverboard. There are only two connections that need to be separated. The battery should be completely removed from the hoverboard.
  • Disconnect the two wires that come from the battery from the wires coming from the hoverboard.

  • There are only two connections that need to be separated.

  • The battery should be completely removed from the hoverboard.

Add Comment

Conclusion

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

One other person completed this guide.

Adrian Abarca

Member since: 04/18/2017

225 Reputation

2 Guides authored

Team

Cal Poly, Team S17-G5, Banghart Spring 2017 Member of Cal Poly, Team S17-G5, Banghart Spring 2017

CPSU-BANGHART-S17S17G5

5 Members

5 Guides authored

One Comment

Is there a blue and black wire that gets connected also?

Where dI you get the battery.

Thanks.

Paul Bromberg - Reply

Add Comment

View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 8

Past 7 Days: 47

Past 30 Days: 234

All Time: 830