Is my engine done?

by Ernest
(Doraville, GA)

my Gy6 150cc engine shut down seeming to have seized up, power to the motor, but will not turn from engine, I removed the cover of drive train and found metal shavings between chain and sprocket, also a small piece of metal inside cover.

Is the relationship over? I have about 15,000 mls at 1yr 1/2 only paid $1,150.

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Apr 18, 2010
Is my engine done?
by: Anonymous

I would check with these people before you make a determination. They are quite knowledgeable concerning Chinese scooters:

Apr 17, 2010
by: Jim Zeiser

If the engine is cooked replacement GY6 engines go for about $350 to $400. Replacing it is always an option. It's not such a hard job.

Apr 16, 2010
by: Anonymous

My guess is it over and done with till death do you part. You did very well. For me to get the same cost per mile I will have to put 45000 on my scarabeo 250.

Apr 16, 2010
How close Are You to Augusta?
by: Jim Zeiser

There is an absolute wiz of a mechanic near Augusta. Are you anywhere near there? He lives in Grovetown and he could tell you if the engine is terminal or if he could fix it.

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