Troubleshooting

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Electric Bike Battery Charging

Experienced electric bike users recommend that an e-bike battery be fully charged before initial use. For NiMH and Li-Ion batteries, approximate charging time is four to six hours and for SLA batteries, approximate charging time is six to eight hours. You can also refer to your battery’s User Manual for specific charging instructions. We offer…

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double wide torque washers for ebike motors

Double-Wide E-Bike Kit Torque Washers for Odd-Shaped Bicycle Forks

It’s true that here at Leeds, we are able to fit over 95% of our customers with one of our amazing e-bike conversion kits. But what about the other 5%? We want absolutely EVERYONE to have the opportunity to experience riding an e-bike with a low-cost solution. So, we have great news if you happen…

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E-Bike Kit Motor Hub Axle

Video | Electric Bike Motor Axle does not fit into the Bicycle Fork Dropouts

If the axle does not fit into the dropouts because it is slightly too big, you may need to file the inside of the dropouts in order to fit the axle on the e-bike kit motor.

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electric bike motor is making funny sound

Electric Bike Motor is making a Funny Sound

Sometimes when the electric bike kit is installed incorrectly a scraping sound may occur. If this happens, please check the following to ensure a proper ebike kit installation:

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ebike motor is rubbing against fork

Video | Electric Bike Motor is rubbing against the Fork

If the electric bike motor is rubbing against the front fork try the following options and watch the alternate electric bike kit installation video below:

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