July 2016 – Hype Wireless Self Balancing Scooter Recall

Scope: Approximately 25,000 self balancing scooters / hoverboards.
Manufacturer: Hype Wireless
Affected Models: HY-RM-BLK, HY-RM-BLU, HY-RM-RED

Reason For Recall:

Any Hype Roam electric scooters purchased between November 2015 to January 2016 contain lithium batteries that are known to overheat, smoke, catch fire or explode.

Next Steps:

  1. Stop using the product IMMEDIATELY.
  2. Unplug the hoverboard and remove the battery pack from the unit (may not be applicable to all models)
  3. Contact Hype Wireless for a free UL-2272 certified replacement self balancing scooter .

Hype Wireless Contact Information:

Call 866-449-7186 from 9:30am-6:30pm EST Monday-Friday or online @

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