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Wheels- knocking noise in the right wheel

My scooter is making a knocking noise in my right wheel. This happens when I am going in forward and reverse. It does not make the noise when I am turning, The noise has seemed to get louder with each use. I have the gogo elite traveler with 3 wheels.

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Hi. If the knocking noise happens with each revolution of the wheel, it is probably the square key in the axle that drives the wheel. Remoce the wheel and wipe a light smear of grease on the axle and key where it fits inside the wheel. As the wheel normally rotates, the weight comes on to the key and off again, causing the noise. The grease allows it to move without making the noise. Sometimes also caused by a stone in the tread, but most likely to be a dry key.Good luck. Neil.

Posted on May 27, 2010

  • bob bane Sep 26, 2011

    Neil we had the exact same problem on my wife's go go. I took your advice and it solved the problem. What a great fix and easy one. Thanks for people like you. Bob

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    instaler12 Jan 29, 2012

    Neil, Thank you this has probly saved us hundreds in repair costs.

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Check if they are well fitted to your scooter. Most of the knockings are due to loose wheels or due to wear and tear. Probably they are worn out after long usage since some tires are not as durable as one may wish to have. If that is the case then all you need to do is to replace the tires with new ones..

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