Can you help me figure out what's going on with my scooter?

by Cindy
(Cheshire, CT, USA)

I cannot start my scooter. My scooter started, it ran fine. I shut it off, tried to start it again with no luck. It tries to turn over but won't start. I put new oil and gas in and a new battery. I had run it the previous day.

What can I do?

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Sep 05, 2011
Scooter will not start on its own
by: beatlebug329

My scooter was running. Parked it for about 3 months now it cranks but will not run on its own without the aid of starter fluid. I can hear the fuel pump running, but injectors are not providing fuel, as needed. Checked shop manual, there is a injector relay, (suspected problem) cannot find this relay to test it, any suggestions as to where to look? 2008 yamaha... any suggestions worth a look... THANKS!

May 24, 2011
Battery doesn't have enought power to start the engine
by: aaron

When my battery is full then it starts fine and when I try to start the bike back on in 2-3 hours again it won't start. I have to take the battery out and recharge every time. Does this scooter have an alternator? or why is my scooter not recharging the battery by itself. Thanks

May 08, 2011
Kill Switch
by: Jim Zeiser

Check and see if the kill switch is in the proper position. Sometimes they accidentally get knocked to the un-run position.

May 08, 2011
wont start
by: Jerry

when you say it tries to turn over does that mean it turns over fine or barely turns over? If thats the case first check your battery connections.
there are four basic things you need to check for that the engine has spark, compression, air and fuel. if you have all thats when the nightmare begins.

May 08, 2011
Scooter wont start
by: george

I would check to see if you are getting any spark out of the sparkplug. If not you moght have a bad Coil or a bas stator.

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