Any idea why my 50cc scooter will not start?

by James Olmstead
(Hinsdale NH USA)

Hi my name is James I just got this 50cc scooter from a friend and he told me that he had to start the scooter with his F-250 truck and it won't start at all now... I was wondering him doing that could that have fried the CDI because I'm not getting any spark from the spark plug.


What do you think? Is there anything I can do?

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Oct 14, 2015
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Feb 01, 2012
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by: Jim Zeiser

If it needed a jump that bad the battery was dead. I would change the spark plug and test for voltage coming into the CDI. It should be on the right side of the scooter. It could be a bad coil too, also on the right side on top of the spark plug wire. Test voltage coming into that too.

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