The most common (technical) problems with the Xiaomi electric scooter

by Hakan Parlak on August 13, 2022

The Xiaomi Mi Electric Scooter is a great partner for city driving when you want to save time and move around the city quickly and comfortably. Its advantages clearly include ease of use, storage and portability. However, during use, you may come into contact with certain problems that may arise, whether from normal wear and tear, improper use and handling, or accident. Let's look at the most common Xiaomi electric scooter problems and their possible solutions.

folding mechanism

The Xiaomi Mi Scooter is designed for ease of use and portability. Therefore, it is equipped with a folding mechanism, thanks to which you can easily and quickly fold the scooter and carry it conveniently. Older Xiaomi Mi M365 models were equipped with an aluminum clasp that was more prone to breakage. Newer models already have a stronger ferromagnetic lock. However, if you want to ensure maximum security, there are also heavy duty fasteners that are twice as durable. If you find a problem with the folding mechanism, contact our service. The repair of the folding mechanism starts from €49.

Shaking / swinging of the handlebars

If you find that your electric scooter handlebars are shaking or rocking, it is ideal to have the scooter serviced for inspection as this can pose a problem to your safety. After diagnosing the technical condition of the scooter, the price is set, starting from 79€, while the repair time is about 3 days. You can also upgrade your scooter by purchasing the maintenance inspection installation service in our e-shop, which should bring you smoother comfort even when driving over bumps.

The scooter cannot be switched on

There can be several reasons why you cannot turn on the Xiaomi scooter. One of the reasons may be watering. The Xiaomi Mi M365 Pro 2 1S 3 Pro 4 is waterproof to IP54. Light rain or water splashes should therefore not be a problem for them. However, heavier rain or a jet of water could become a real problem for her. Therefore, to protect your electric scooter and avoid any problems, buy a waterproof protective dashboard cover . However, if you are already equipped with a non-functioning button, resp. If you cannot turn on the Xiaomi Mi Scooter, it is advisable to take it to our service center or to one of our branches for diagnosis. The diagnosis takes about 3 days and costs from €49.

Damaged charging port cover

The little red cover that covers the charging port is meant to protect it from dust or water. It is made of rubber to make it easier to handle, but you can damage it if you handle it carelessly. Luckily, the decorative replacement charging port cover costs a few bucks and isn't difficult to replace. Simply unscrew the two screws, insert the decorative cover and pull the screws back.

Broken fender

When riding a Xiaomi Mi M365 scooter, you may accidentally step on the rear fender and damage it. A complete replacement of the rear fender with reinforcement costs around 69 euros and if you do not dare to replace it, contact our service and we will be happy to repair your scooter. The fender exchange takes about 3 days and costs from 49 €.

Defective/damaged rear light

The Xiaomi Mi M365 scooter rear light can fail in two ways: the first problem can occur over time, oxidation, and the second problem can occur when your rear fender breaks or gets damaged. A replacement rear light costs about 39 euros and its replacement (during oxidation) is not very problematic. However, some cases can be more complicated and changing the taillight also requires removing the tire. In this case, it is best to contact our Xiaomi Scooter repair service

brake pad set

The Xiaomi Mi M365 Scooter has a rear disc brake that needs to be adjusted from time to time by tightening the two hex nuts. However, with frequent driving and normal wear, the brake pads will need to be replaced. New brake pads for the Xiaomi Mi M365 Pro 2 1S Mi 3 scooter cost around 39 euros. The service of the brakes (brakes/brake pads) takes about 3 days and costs €29.

Defect on the scooter

If you are surprised by a flat tire or the tires of your Xiaomi scooter are flat, you have two options. Either you decide to change the tire yourself or you decide to have the defect/tire replacement service wait for you in our e-scooter repair shops. The price of an inner tube is around 39 EUR solid tires 59 EUR, while changing a tire is a bit more time-consuming and may bother you. Waiting or day service costs about 39-49 euros. Sometimes it is enough to just replace the hose to repair the defect. With more frequent defects, it is more convenient for you to buy a durable tire that costs around 39 euros.

Recommendations and tips:

If you decide to repair the Xiaomi Mi electric scooter yourself in case of problems, pay attention to the basic points:

  1. Make sure you use the special tools we offer.
  2. When assembling, be careful of the fragile parts of the connectors.
  3. Test the functionality of the part before assembly.
  4. Carry out the repair in a dry and dust-free environment away from direct sunlight.
  5. EScooter-Reparatur.de is not liable for any damage you cause during such a repair.
  6. If you have no experience in replacing spare parts, we recommend that you contact our service.
  7. If you have any questions, please contact us at kontakt@escooter-Reparatur.de or call 03031808237.


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