How can I find where my oil is leaking?

by Taylor Parker
(zebulon NC USA)

I have a Diamo 50cc 2 stroke scooter that has been de-restricted.

I have an obvious oil leak but can't seem to find where the leak is. There's no oil on the driveway etc but am having to add oil daily. Can't imagine where the oil is going.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!

Taylor Parker

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Sep 26, 2010
How to find an oil leak
by: Pigeon27golf

To find an oil leak, pull your scooter over a large piece of cardboard (such as an unfolded box) and let it sit till you see oil drips on top of the cardboard.

The next step is just good old fashioned detective work. I like to lie next to the drip with safety glasses on and look up to see if I can spot any oil running or building up to a drip on the car, bike or whatever I'm working on.

Should be fairly easy on a scooter to spot it once you have a drip. Be safe and always wait for your auto to cool before working on it.

Sep 13, 2010
Oil leak
by: George

My friend, you do not have a oil leak. A 2 stroke motor runs. You have a oil injector that introduces oil into the cylinder. You need to keep a check on the oil level and not let it run out or you will lockup the motor.

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