Can I replace my muffler on my Genuine Buddy 125 scooter myself?

by Cassie
(Grand Rapids, MI)

My muffler on my Genuine Buddy 125cc scooter is loud and although I cannot find a hole, I think it needs to be replaced. I have the Genuine Buddy 75th anniversary edition 125cc. She has just over 1000 miles.

Will I be able to replace the muffler myself, do you think?

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Oct 11, 2010
Exhaust bolts
by: Jim Zeiser

If it's loud you should be able to feel exhaust gas coming from somewhere. I would check at the cylinder head as this is he most likely suspect. They come loose there and blow out the gasket. You may need to replace the gasket instead of the exhaust system. Otherwise you should be able to replace it yourself. Mine is held in place by six bolts. Easy on-easy off.

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