Mobility Scooters Facts & Information


The Travel Mobility Scooter The “Boot Scoot” as it is known in the trade is a scooter that comes apart easily and can be packed into the boot of a car. This type of Mobility Scooter is ideal for going out for walks with the family & friends; and can be taken away on holiday….

Mobility Scooter Service


Why have your scooter serviced? As you depend on your scooter to give you independence and transportation it is vital that your scooter is reliable and safe to use. All mobility scooter manufactures recommend that scooters are serviced at least once a year. If you wish to sell your scooter at some point, it could…

My Mobility Scooter won’t go


As a Mobility Engineer I am often asked “Why won’t my Scooter move?” Surprisingly in about 80% of cases, just by talking to the owner over the phone and asking them to carry out simple checks, can rectify the problem. So if your “Mobility Scooter Won’t Go”, follow these simple checks and hopefully you will be among…

1. Is your scooter connected to the charger


1. Is your scooter connected to the charger If your scooter is connected to the charger then it will not go. The reason for this is to prevent you driving off while connected to the charger, which would cause you to rip out the plug / wires. Remedy Switch off the charger and disconnect it…

2. Is your battery charged


2. Is Your Battery Charged Check the fuel gauge to make sure the gauge is in the green or yellow. If the gauge is pointing to the red, then your battery requires charging, your scooter can sense this and will not run. Remedy If you have a scooter that comes apart (a boot scooter), then…

3. Are you in Gear


3. Are You In Gear Check to ensure you are in gear; get off the scooter and see if you can push the scooter freely. If you can push the scooter then you are in free wheel. Remedy Move the lever at the back of the scooter to the picture that shows a person sitting…

5. Are you Connected


5. Are You Connected If you have a transportable (boot scooter) ensure the rear and front end are joined firmly together and are in line. Also if there are any plug and sockets used to connect the electrics, check they are in firmly. Remedy Reconnect the front and back of the scooter Reconnect plugs and…

7. Is Your Charger Working


7. Is Your Charger Working When you connect your charger the charge light should come on. Once the battery is 95% charged then the charge light should go out. Charging can take up to 12 hours, I always recommend you leave your battery on charge over night, the charger will switch off the charge internally once your battery is fully…