Archived Scooter Starting Questions

Issues with Scooter Restarting

On this page, you'll find our scooter repair questions archives, containing questions that past visitors to the site have asked concerning issues with their scooters restarting.

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I like to keep the numbers of questions on our current Scooter Answers category pages down to a usable minimum. Too many questions to scan through can be overwhelming. So I've created these archive pages so that you can still find answers to almost any scooter question through search, but the most current (last month's) questions will be easier to scan through and answer or just learn from.

So, this archived scooter questions page is about having problems restarting a scooter. If you can't find what you want here, feel free to explore the other archived topics listed here. And actually, the easiest way to find anything in our database of questions and answers is probably to use our site search box:

Archived Questions About Scooters That Won't Re-start

Click below to see past questions and answers regarding issues about scooters that won't re-start.

Why won't my scooter turn over? 
I drove it to the store and went in; when I came back out, it wouldn't start and I don't know why. I bought a new battery for it but it still didn't fix …

Why won't my Honda Ruckus start anymore? 
I have a Honda Ruckus and recently it began making a clicking noise, similar to the turn signal, but comes from under the floorboard. I think it is the …

Why does my scooter starts and runs on the kick stand but dies when off kick stand? 
I have a 2008 Eagle Motorsport scooter with 1000 miles on it... it ran completely fine before the belt drive broke. I was going down a hill full throttle …

Why can't I get my scooter to restart again in the same day? 
My 50cc Jonway scooter starts and runs fine, but then won't start again until the next day. In The Morning I start my scooter by kickstarting it and it …

Why does my scooter run for a day and then won't start the next day? 
My scooter (Honda 80) tipped over during a windstorm doing some damage to the windshield and a few scrapes. A few weeks later, I drove it to the store …

Why does my Cyclone DX scooter start up sometimes, but not always? 
Hi... I have a gas scooter and it is not starting up right. It starts up sometimes, but not all the time. It will shut off out when I'm riding it. It …

Why won't my scooter start back up after I've been riding it? 
I have a Tank 150cc scooter. Every time I take it out for a ride, if I stop somewhere and turn it off, it won't start back up until it cools down. Any …

Why will my Yamaha Zuma scooter not start any more? 
I was riding to a friend's one day, on the way there I was low on gas. I stopped to get gas and then she ran pretty well. Halfway back, she stopped running …

Could my Tank touring 250 cc scooter be vapor locking due to the heat? 
The scooter starts great, runs great, but if I shut it off, it will not start again until several hours later. We tried removing the gas cap & replacing …

Why won't my scooter start now? 
I was riding my scooter the other day and it acted as if I was running out of gas. I pulled off the freeway & then it shut down. Now it acts like it …

Anyone know why my scooter runs and shut off? 
Good Morning... I have a Chinese made 2008 Velocity 50CC Motor Scooter. It's been sitting for nearly two months indoors. The scooter was starting right …

How can I tell if my starter switch is bad 
Here's the long and short of it all, I own a Chinese 150cc scooter; this past week, I had to ride to the bank in the rain, no problem there, later that …

Can You Help With My Scooter Motor Problem? 
My 2 stroke motor scooter was running real good but out of the blue it failed the plug and stopped running so i got a new plug but now it won't start.

Why won't my Yamaha Zuma scooter start? 
I was riding a friend on the back of my Yamaha Zuma scooter and it started going really slow, then cut off and now won't start again. Every time I …

Why won't my scooter start after it bogged down and died while driving it ? 
I just bought a scooter from a guy... it has 300 miles on it and it's a 50cc Chinese scooter. It drove fine on the way home. He put a new battery it in …

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