Any clue why my new 150cc VIP scooter keeps stalling?

by David
(Cary, North Carolina)

I know that the battery in my new 150cc VIP scooter needs to be changed and that's why the electric start will not work and only click, but it keeps stalling after several miles.

It seemed to run perfect for the first 100+ miles, but then it started to stall. The only thing that seems to work is to remove the gas cap. Only after the gas cap is replaced will the scooter start.

I have ZERO experience working with small engines and have no idea what I'm looking at here.

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Jun 04, 2015
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Mar 29, 2013
150 vip stalling NEW
by: Anonymous

I had the same problem, had the valves adjusted, did the drill hole in the gas cap thing, and all that. It still did not fix anything, even sent it to 2 seperate shops and still cuts off whenever it feels like it. I got 8k miles out of my first vip 50 so I thought the 150 would be reliable also, apparently they are not

Aug 02, 2012
by: Anonymous

drill a hole in the gas cap i had that hapen on mine

Jul 14, 2012
on scooter, NEW
by: Anonymous

A valve adjustment

Feb 07, 2012
Stalling problem
by: Anonymous

You might need a new fuel cap, or a valve adjustment

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