What happens when water gets inside a segway?

Having fixed Segway’s this is just to show what damage water has on the internal components.

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Water drips down onto one of the CU boards, as we all know water conducts electricity, 72 volts passing over then shorts out and sets off different error codes.

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Even though the main Chips and resistors/ fuse/ capacitors are protected by a glue resin, water will sit at to lowest point can cause a short.

Ultrasonic cleaning the board is then necessary and the applying new resin, then 24 hour stress testing after new solder has been flowing and heat treated.


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