How/Where do I change the oil on my Genuine Buddy scooter?

by Kenneth Perez
(Tempe, Az, USA)

I am trying to change the fluids on my 2007 Genuine Buddy 50cc scooter. I was able to locate the gear oil plug, drain it and replenish it. I cannot, however, find where to change the motor oil. I have searched everywhere on my scooter for a spot. I have even searched youtube for videos and found nothing.

Answer: On my 2007 125cc Buddy, the access to the oil tank is just above the rear wheel on the right side of the scooter. That's where you check it and I'm pretty sure that's where my Buddy mechanic said you would add new oil too. (Jimmy Z., please correct me if I'm screwed up here!) Is that what you wanted to know, Kenneth?

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Nov 14, 2010
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by: Jim Zeiser

Is the drain plug It's usually a large cap with a 17mm. bolt head on it. On Chinese scooters once you unscrew it there's a spring and screen cup inside that filters the oil. The cup goes inside the spring if it flies out and you're not sure. Clean the cap, spring and screen and put them back after you've drained all the oil, then fill it back up with about 7/8 of a quart in the filler hole Kathi described.

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