Is my clutch the reason why I can't get my scooter to run?

by Jerry
(Wichita, KS)

I replaced the CVT belt on my 2009 50cc Jonway Rally Scooter and now if there is any resistance to the rear wheel, it dies.

I must have the rear tire off the ground to start the scooter and when I apply the rear brake or drop it to the ground, it dies. Is it in the clutch?

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Jun 26, 2014
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by: Roger

How difficult is that task. My clutch was making a terrible racket. I removed the inspection plate to take a look but couldn't see any thing obvious. How difficult is it to take that clutch apart? Is it necessary to remove the belt first or can you pull the inside of the clutch with the belt still on?

Sep 27, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

You knocked your rollers out of place in your variator when you replaced the belt and the belt is grabbing in the pulley. Take the variator apart and reset the rollers correctly. One or more of them is sideways.

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