How do I clean out the fuel system on a TNG LS 49 scooter?

by Ron Kuffa
(Beyer, PA)

Help! This scooter was given to me by my daughter. TNG LS49. It's been sitting for 3 years and I need to drain all of the gasoline. For the life of me, I can't find the tank drain.

Also, need to know where the carb drain is. I can work on cars, but this has me baffled! Your help is deeply appreciated. Thank you in advance, Ron.

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Jun 13, 2010
Yes, They do
by: Jim Zeiser

The easiest way to drain the tank is to remove the vacuum petcock. It's at the bottom of the tank and has two lines, the fuel line and a vacuum line, on it. Most scooters have a drain line on the carburetor. It has a screw at the end that can be undone and drains the float.

Jun 12, 2010
Cleaning the fuel system
by: Izzy

Most scooters don't have a fuel tank drain plug. The simplest way to drain the tank is to disconnect the fuel line from the carb. and let it drain into a gas can. Some 49cc scooters do not have a carb drain. I would suggest that you take the carb. off and take the bowl off and clean all the jets and needle with a good carb. cleaner. I hope this is helpful.

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