How can we get our Honda Reflex 250cc scooter to idle or stay started?

by Jason

We have a 2003 Honda Reflex 250cc w ABS...We don't ride this scooter very much because it is at a vacation home. This month we had to have the fuel tank replaced (due to rust from Ethanol) and the carb cleaned, the scooter ran pretty good, then this last week we went back and tried to ride the scooter and it won't idle or stay started.

Is there any way to adjust the idle? Or are there other things I need to look at? Maybe replace the spark plug? ANY help would be appreciated!

We spent about 800 bucks so far with a mobile motorcycle mechanic and now he won't return our calls.... Thanks!

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Nov 13, 2011
Honda Reflex
by: Anonymous

Wow, the Reflex is a great scooter. If you can not yourself work it take it to a Honda Shop for repairs. If your leaving the scooter here and just using it in the winter months you are going to have issues if it is not stored properly

Oct 04, 2011
How can we get our Honda Reflex 250cc scooter to idle or stay started?
by: Steve

I also own a Honda Reflex 250, and have a few suggestions for you. First, find the Honda Reflex Owners group on Yahoo -- there are a large number of Reflex owners and experts who will help you out. There is also a large number of files and photos that can help with troubleshooting. Second, get a service manual for your Reflex -- it has all the information you need to adjust your carb, replace spark plugs, change air filter, etc. Good Luck!

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