Can you help me figure out what is wrong with my 2007 Wildfire 125-S scooter?

by Brandy
(Pittsburgh, PA)

I bought this scooter from some guy and he told me all I needed was a C.D.I. and ignition coil. Well I bought those and it still doesn't run.

I also replaced the battery, spark plug, and some other things. But it still isn't running. Now we hooked it up to my boyfriend's car with his spark plug wire on my plug and it ran but only for like 45 secs or less.

But now I can't get it to run. If you need anything else to help me out, please feel free to ask. I'd appreciate any help.

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Sep 13, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

Do you mean you used a car spark plug wire on the scooter? The first thing to do is check and see what color the spark is. Spin the motor over with the plug grounded on the cylinder head. It should be blue. If not, something is wrong with the ignition system.

Either the CDI or coil or the wires. If the spark is blue, spray starter fluid into the engine and see if it runs. If it runs for a few seconds and dies something is wrong wrong with fuel delivery.

Fuel lines or carburetor. I would remove the fuel line from the carb, crank the scooter and see if it squirts gas. If it does, then something is clogging your jets in the carb and it needs cleaning.

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