Onewheel GT Battery & Controller Assembly Replacement

Written By: Justin Velasquez

Difficulty: Moderate

Steps: 10

Time Required: 45 minutes

Introduction

For your safety, power off your Onewheel GT prior to disassembly. This reduces the risk of electrical malfunctions and/or damage during the replacement process.

Note: Altering or damaging any component of your Onewheel GT during disassembly/reassembly may render your existing warranty void or lead to refusal of non-warranty service at the discretion of Future Motion, Inc. (the creators of Onewheel).

Step 1   Remove the fender/delete screws and fender/delete

  • Remove all four (4) screws using a TP25 bit.
  • Note: Keep screws organized as they are easy to mix up and/or lose.
  • To remove the fender/delete, apply pressure to each side of it, near the axle carriers, and pull it up and away from the Onewheel™.

Step 2   Remove the bottom bumper screws and bumpers

  • Remove all ten (10) screws using a TP25 bit.
  • To remove the front bumper, pull it toward the nose of the Onewheel™.

Step 3   Remove the bottom footpad screws

  • Remove all four (4) screws using a TP25 bit.

Step 4   Remove the top footpad screws and footpads

  • Remove all four (4) screws using a TP25 bit.
  • Caution: For the front footpad sensor connector, turn (counter-clockwise) only the smaller part of the connector closest to the controller. Turning the entire body of the connector can damage it or your controller.
  • Note: If you are unable to remove the footpad sensor connector using your fingers, you may use a Future Motion™ footpad connector wrench or a pair of long nose pliers (be gentle).

Step 5   Remove the left-side hub bolts

  • Remove the two (2) bolts using a TP45 bit.
  • Caution: Be sure to use the appropriate bit as these bolts are prone to stripping.

Step 6   Remove the left-side cable retainer screws and cable retainer

  • Remove the two (2) screws using a TP25 bit.

Step 7   Remove the left-side battery/controller module retaining screws

  • Remove all four (4) screws using a TP25 bit.

Step 8   Remove the left-side rail and axle carrier

  • Caution: Be extremely careful not to damage the wiring harness as you remove the rail and axle carrier. The wiring harness can be gently manipulated in order to allow removal.

Step 9   Remove the right-side battery/controller module retaining screws

  • Remove all four (4) screws using a TP25 bit.
  • Caution: Be careful not to let the battery/controller assembly fall as you remove the last screw.

Step 10   Remove the battery/controller assembly

  • Caution: Be extremely careful not to bend or damage the wiring harness while handling the battery/controller assembly.

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