How Affordable Is eBike Motor Repair | Behind The Scenes

Published on February 25th 2024


The introduction of mid-drive eBike motors could possibly be the biggest step in eMTB history since its conception. Unfortunately, this has made it harder for brands to keep the elements out of their motors causing wear to occur sooner. Steve Jones is behind the scenes at the eBike Motor Centre to get some tips on how to detect issues with your own motor and what occurs if you don't take care of your motor. ⏱ Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:50 - How do the motors arrive at the repair centre? 2:48 - How to tell if your eBike motor needs new bearings? 5:04 - What’s involved in a full eBike motor overhaul? 7:57 - What does catastrophic failure look like? 11:17 - How can you self-diagnose the electrical components of an eBike motor? Useful Links: Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 Check out the latest EMBN jerseys! 👉 Have you had to send your motor off for repair before? What was your experience like? Let us know in the comments! 👇 Watch more on EMBN... 📹 Tech Talk: Centre Of Gravity | The Science Behind eBike Stability 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch our Features Playlist 👉 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Boom Bap Waltz - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist I'm Looking Up Now - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Ice Walk - Daniel Fridell Impact Point - Hampus Naeselius Inspirator - Auxjack #embn #ebikes #emtb #ebiking The Electric Mountain Bike Network (EMBN) is the world’s leading electric mountain bike (eMTB) channel and community. Dedicated to igniting your passion for eMTBs, EMBN delivers weekly original content to inspire you to take your riding further, faster – and with more fun. Whether you live to conquer the techiest terrain – both up and down; to access and explore the beautiful backcountry; or simply to pack as much fun as you can into the precious riding time you have, EMBN is dedicated to covering eMTB from every angle. From inspiring you to go electric – helping you understand what you need, where and how to ride to get the best from your eMTB experience, and more – through showcasing and exploring the latest, most innovative tech, empowering and entertaining features, to skills videos that help you progress and can tackle ever-more adventurous terrain, and much, much more. Every week we bring you informative and entertaining videos on… - The know-how… - The skills… - The tech… - The inspiration… go faster and explore more! EMBN is mountain biking… fully charged: helping you go faster, further, and with more adventures than ever before. Join the EMBN community: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: Thanks to our sponsors: Whyte Bikes: Canyon Bikes: Industry Nine Wheels: Ergon: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Pirelli Tyres: MET Helmets: Bluegrass: Funn Pedals: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Training -