How do you prevent your gas line from freezing in the winter?

by Hallie
(Asheville, NC)

My scooter never wants to start in the winter and someone told me it's probably the gas line freezing. IS there a way to prevent this from happening? Thanks!

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Sep 19, 2009
gas line freezing
by: NoWhereFast

I store my scooter in an unheated garage and the gas line has never frozen or won't unless you live in Alaska. The reason your scooter is hard to start in the Winter is because the engine and tranny oils get thicker, plus the air is cold, the gas is cold. Keep the battery charged and go out and start your scooter every couple weeks and let it warm up real good to make sure you get the condensation out of the exhaust system. Also keep the gas tank full and put in some Stabil to keep the carb and fuel system from gumming up.

Sep 08, 2009
Freezing?
by: Ron Goldwyn

I doubt it, unless you live in sub zero weather.
In winter I always give the throttle two full twists to prime the carburetor. Then try the start button. That works for me in CT.

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