2008 SYM Update

by Barney

My scooter has been on the shelf since August. Parts are not available, anywhere. Efforts to contact the US Distributor of SYM are fruitless... they have never returned a call. Looks like I'll be looking for a new ride come spring.

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Feb 08, 2012
Thanks for the Update!
by: Kathi, Site Owner

Thanks so much for the update on SYM parts availability, Happy Old Scoot! I know there are many very happy SYM owners, but new buyers were definitely put off by the reports of parts unavailability. So, if that's changing, now, then that's great!

Feb 07, 2012
SYM Parts Available
by: Happy Old Scoot

Things are looking up. There is a new SYM dealer in Phoenix (AZScooters), which makes three in Arizona that I know of. I ordered a drive belt and air filter and it arrived in less than a week.

The dealer told me that Alliance, having replaced the now defunct Carter, is building its inventory and service is improving. SYM builds scoots of the highest quality -- I've owned my RV 250 for almost 10,000 miles with ZERO issues; so I'm going to hang in there.

Check out the SYM Owners Forum for a treasure chest of news and tips.

Nov 22, 2011
Parts are now available
by: Anonymous

Parts and service are now available through Alliance powersports - they are the new nation-wide
distributor for SYM scooters and motorcycles. Check their website for a dealer near you: Alliancepowersports.com

May 16, 2011
He is right.
by: Anonymous

Tell your dealer it is easier than it sounds to get on board with CMI than he thinks.

Dec 01, 2010
Oh Canada
by: Jim Zeiser

Look up the Canadian importer for SYM. From what I understand he's been helping out people here since Carter Bros. fire last summer.

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