Can you help me with my 49cc scooter?

by Nicholas Hernandez
(Jacksonville, Florida, USA)

I just changed my drive belt, since the last one got shredded inside the drive belt system. Now, the my scooter won't produce power when the tires are on the floor. The back tire will speed up nicely when the scooter is on the stand but it does not transmit power to the tires once the tires are both on the road.

Could I have done something wrong when I put it together? The scooter is about two and a half years old, but has no name brand. The engine was made by Honda, so I can only believe that the rest of the scooter was, as well. Thank you for any help you can provide.

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Jul 12, 2011
drive belt
by: Anonymous

there are bearings in the front belt pully and if they are not all in there exactly right it wont pull, you will need an air wrench to get it off! after you get them in right and put it back together it will run right

Jul 09, 2011
Lacking tension
by: Anonymous

Sounds to me like there isn't any tension on the belt.When you lift it off the floor,the wheel is coming down and the belt is grabbing.

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