Any idea why my Xingyue XY260 t-4 scooter stalls?

by Jennifer
(San Antonio, TX)

I can't figure out why my Xingyue XY260 scooter is stalling and won't stay on when warm... Aftermarket air filter has been installed, so there are no longer any air tubes.

Wasn't starting at all, but have gotten it to run for a minute; as soon as it warms up it acts like we turned the key off. Seems to be electrical. Please can anyone help?


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Mar 21, 2011
Anti-Theft Off?
by: Anonymous

Have you turned off the electronic security system?
If you don't have a clicker, you should. If the battery has gone out, replace it. I think your problem might be the anti-theft device.

Jun 22, 2010
Barely a spark, getting hot...
by: Anonymous

Hi Jim,

There is a very weak spark, the new CDI box we installed is getting hot, then it dies. The coil was bad, we replaced that. Valves are fine. We run SeaFoam through it and it runs very well, running well for a short while until it gets hot. We had ordered a stator but were sent the wrong one, so we that is where we are at now, need to try another. Does any of this sound familiar?

Thanks much,

- JM

Jun 22, 2010
Test It
by: Jim Zeiser

Run it with as few panels as you can and when it stall pull the plug and check the spark. Then you will know if you have a fuel issue or an electrical issue. These scooters have vacuum fuel pumps and you could be suffering a vacuum leak, a bad pump or a carburetor problem or a combination of the three. First thing is to check for a good, blue healthy spark.

Jun 08, 2010
Electrical problem??
by: Jennifer

Saw that post, and we have done the valve adjustment; checked and rechechecked. Coil was bad, has been replaced, now leaning toward CDI & stator. Haven't been able to find anything on that with this particular model. Any info on this? Thanks!

Jun 07, 2010
Just Found It
by: JIm Zeiser

Here it is with pictures and all.

Jun 07, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

Quite simply, it's time for a valve adjustment. A real job getting the plastic panels off and lining up the timing marks on the Linhai Yamaha motor. There's a thread on how to do it at forum in the do it yourself section.

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