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What does a mobility scooter service include?

Our platinum mobility scooter service includes:

  • All electrics and switches tested
  • All steering joints lubricated
  • Batteries tested
  • Freewheel function tested
  • Tyre condition reported
  • Test drive to pin-point running issues
  • Charging port tested
  • Tracking adjusted as necessary
  • Axles greased
  • Mirrors tightened
  • Thorough clean
  • Tyre pressures checked
  • Seat locking mechanism checked

As you can see we perform all these extensive checks all for only £39, including collection and delivery (dependant on distance) and you can even have a free loan scooter while yours is with us!

Need PAT testing performed on your charger for housing association regulations? Just ask there is no extra charge!

Call 01502 514500 to book a service today!

6 ways to care for mobility scooter batteries

Batteries are a huge investment on a mobility scooter especially a larger scooter. This means that you should take great care of them to avoid expensive damage.

  1. Charge the scooter regularly, if you go on a long drive on the scooter, pop it on charge when you get back to ensure the batteries are kept topped up, there is no worry of overcharging the batteries as most chargers today turn off when the batteries are fully charged.
  2. If you don’t use the mobility scooter for an extended period of time, still charge the scooter at least once a week. If you don’t charge the scooters batteries regularly they will almost certainly be damaged permanently
  3. Use the correct charger – as a rule only use the charger supplied with the mobility scooter, if the charger is too small this can harm the batteries capacity indefinitely. If the mobility scooters charger is too big this can also damage the batteries.
  4. Make allowances for winter – due to the nature of mobility scooter batteries they will not perform the same in colder weather.
  5. Take care with connections – if you use a car boot scooter, take special care when taking the battery pack on and off as this is often the source of problems with car transportable scooters breaking down.
  6. Have your mobility scooter serviced regularly – all good services should include a full battery drop test. What is a battery drop test? This is a process in which the mobility scooters batteries are fully charged and then put under load to simulate strenuous use, in order to discharge them fully. This then gives you a read out of the batteries health. This can be essential in uncovering faults with charging and other issues. If you need a mobility scooter serviced, East Coast Mobility’s Platinum service is £39

For excellent prices and fitting of mobility scooter batteries call 01502 514500 and speak to a product advisor, we generally hold all standard size batteries in stock at all times.

Wet weather and mobility scooters.

Wet weather and mobility scooters – They don’t really mix do they!

If you have been caught out in the rain on your mobility scooter we recommend drying the scooter out as soon as possible paying particular attention to the top of the tiller ( where the controls are).This is the most important part of a mobility scooter.

We also advise that people invest in a scooter control cover ‎which is only £15.

Call 01502 514500 for more information or for advice if you think your mobility scooter has been damaged by water.

How to clean a mobility scooter

Customers often ask how to clean a mobility scooter. If your mobility scooter is muddy then we recommend lightly spraying the shrouds (covers) with a mixture of fairy liquid and water, lightly scrubbing any dirt with a soft bristled brush. The scooter can then be dried with a cloth. For a true factory finish spray any shrouds with back to black or similar car body work restorer.

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