Can you help me figure out my electrical problem in my scooter?

by Stephen Bogan
(Moab UT USA)

I am having a huge difficulty to find what I have as some sort of vague short in my system. The turn signals light and don't flash. The alarm has stopped working. The starter doesn't work anymore. The headlights work. The gas gauge works but is not accurate. The battery does not charge properly.

I had a check on the connectivity of the battery connection and found the reading was not acceptable. What to do at this point? It is a gy6 150cc Motor Scooter.

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Apr 06, 2012
Fuse blown NEW
by: Anonymous

I have a Yamaha Z-Bike, also 150cc and, on it there is a fuse when you pop the panel just below the steering comlomn
When this fuse is removed you can kick start without the keys,
The lights run but not blinkers, and the gas guage kinda works.
However once this fuse was replaced the starter, blinkers
gas guage and all worked very well.

Hope this helps

Oct 19, 2011
by: Jim Zeiser

I would follow the ground wire from your battery to the scooters frame. On mine it goes from the battery to the cylinder then to the frame. It may have come loose. After that all you can do is start checking wires one at a time looking for breaks. If you had a short it would have blown the fuse.

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