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When you depend on a motorized vehicle for transportation, recreation or anything else, knowing how to take care of it – and when – is essential. That is no different when your vehicle is a scooter. Some scooters need more TLC than others; just ask most Chinese scooter lovers! But even if you have a more upscale expensive scooter, it's still going to require regular maintenance and the occasional repair, especially if you put thousands of miles on the odometer.

Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, widespread use of scooters is still relatively new and there is a real lack of qualified scooter mechanics. So many scooter owners are learning to do at least simple maintenance and repair on their own. So, if you have questions about how to do that, you're in the right place.

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Common Questions About Scooter Repair & Maintenance

Question: What type of motor oil is best for scooters?

Answer: I'm not sure there is one right answer to this, but the prevailing wisdom seems to be that you should refrain from using synthetic motor oil for the first 1000 miles. Other experts here recommend that 15W-40 oil is best, after that 10W-40. It supplies the best viscosity for a high performance engine.

Question: What type of winterizing do I need to do for my scooter?

Answer: In some climates, you can ride a scooter year-round, but in many parts of the world, it's to cold, wet, or icy to safely ride for weeks at a time. Scooters need some routine care to prevent problems from keeping you from riding once the weather is nice enough again. A fuel stablizer like Sta-Bil will keep your gas from getting sludgy. Remove your battery or be prepared to trickle charge it.

Question: How do I find a quality scooter mechanic?

Answer: If you're lucky, there will be one at the scooter dealer where you bought your scooter, assuming you didn't order it online. If not, then be sure to look for one who truly knows scooters... not ATVs, not motorcycles, not cars... scooters, preferably your brand. Ask other scooter owners you know or run into for recommendations.

Question: Where can I find parts for my scooter?

Answer: Here's a website one of our resident experts, Jim Z, always recommends: PartforScooters.com has most of the parts you could need for any Chinese scooter.

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Other Scooter Maintenance/Repair Questions

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Should there be a vaccum hose connected to the canister on my Peace Sport scooter? 
On the front right side of my Peace Sport "bash" 150, a small canister is producing air (exiting) and it seems that a hose should be connected to it, but …

Why does my Baja 150 gygscooter cut out? 
I have replaced the carb in my Baja motor scooter, plus the head and it runs good for a little bit then gets warm and cuts in and out and when you shut …

Is premium fuel required for a scooter? 
What type of fuel should be used in a 50 cc Sunny gas scooter? A friend suggested premium -- is that necessary? Answer: There may be other opinions …

Why is my scooter running slow? 
I got my scooter about a week ago for 150$, I found out the guy who owned it tried to fix it and hooked the ignition up backwards. Well I fixed that but …

Is there a trick to fill the gas tank of a VIP Peace Sports Scooter 150cc?  
I have to fill the tank in drips and drabs to keep it from overflowing and ending up with gas in the storage compartment under the seat. It just seems …

Where do I start with these Chase 50 scooter electrical problems? 
Hi... I have a Chase 50 scooter 2007 and my dash won't work, the only thing that goes on is my clock, the scooter does start but only with the pedal. I …

Why is my Piaggio Zip scooter's clutch making a squeaking noise? 
I have a 70cc Piaggio Zip scooter that I've recently bought and when I first start riding it for the first 5mins or so I'm getting a squeak from the clutch. …

Why is my twist throttle on my scooter stuck and will not turn? 
My twist throttle on my scooter is stuck I can't give it no gas... how do I fix this?

Why won't my Lance Charming 50cc scooter start? 
It seems that I left the electric switch on, which depleted the battery. Now the battery is charged, but it won't start, lights are off, nothing works. …

Why won't my new Tao Tao scooter start ? 
Bought a new Tao Tao 150 scooter for my son at college. It has about 80 to 90 miles on it. It started making a noise at his feet, he describes as a loud …

Can you answer this question about changing the oil in my Geely scooter? 
Do I need to put oil in my Geely 125cc scooter and if so what type do I need?

Where might I be able to purchase a repair manual for my TAOTAO cy150a scooter? 
I purchased a 2011 TAOTAO cy150a scooter and have been unlucky in finding a repair manual for said scooter. All I have seen are those Haynes manuals (which …

About how much would it cost to fully restore two Honda Helix scooters? 
I recently received two Honda Helix scooters that were my grandmother's. They had been left in the rain, snow, and such for about 10 years or so, before …

How can I get my scooter's headlights and taillights to be brighter? 
My gy6 150cc scooter's headlight and taillight are real dim at idle but brighten up when I rev the engine. I have replaced the stator, cdi, and regulator. …

Why does my VIP Future Champion scooter bog down when throttle is pulled to max speed? 
I have a VIP Future Champion scooter that bogs down when I try to go max speed and the rpms don't go over 6,000. I just bought it from a friend and it …

Where is the fusebox on a WildFire 195 SB scooter? 
I can't seem to find the fuse box on my WildFire 195 SB scooter? Does anyone know where it is at? We've checked all accessible locations but still no …

Why won't the alarm remote work with the alarm on my scooter? 
Help! I have a BMS 150cc scooter that is 6 months old. I ride it everywhere. The last rain we had I rode it to work... I took the remote off the key chain …

Why is my 50cc Tao Tao scooter carburetor leaking? 
I looked through all your of the questions and noticed many people have asked for your help with their Tao Tao scooter and I appreciate that and like to …

How do I install an alarm for a 50cc Tao Tao moped?  
I would like to install the alarm myself on my TaoTao moped, instead of going to a dealer to have it done. I never did this kind of thing before. Can anyone …

Can you help with my 2010 Grandvista 250 starting problems? 
My 2010 Grandvista 250 scooter stalled on me 2 months ago, I figured it was just a battery issue, just went and purchased new battery after they tested …

What is the best scooter (freeway ridden) to buy? 
I sold my Harley Sportster to ride a smaller bike or scooter with some power to ride on freeways... Answer: Mark, I don't think there is one right …

Is 2-cycle oil the right oil to use in a 49CC Lance Charming scooter? 
I just put 2-cycle oil in my 49CC Lance Charming. After doing so, I remembered an issue over a year ago in which the auto parts store accidentally put …

Can you help me troubleshoot my new Solana 2011 scooter that is not working properly? 
I bought my 50cc Solana 2011 scooter at the start of December in 2011, and it has been running fine up until this week. (about a month and a half later) …

How much and what type of oil should I use in my 150cc Classic Vespa style Peace Scooter? 
I am getting ready to do an oil change in my Peace scooter. How much oil is needed for an oil change and do I need a oil filter? If so what size? Answer: …

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Why does my starter only spin without cranking over the engine on my scooter? 
When I depress my starter switch on my Sunl 49cc VIP scooter, my starter only spins inside itself without engaging or turning turning the engine over? …

How do I fix this headlight problem on my scooter? 
I put a Baja 150cc engine in a Jonway 150cc scooter. Wires and plugs are the same. I put a better regulator/rectifier in it. The engine runs great, charges …

How do I fix a locked up back brake on my scooter? 
The back brake on my scooter has locked up, and I can't figure out what to do about it. Can anyone help me with some troubleshooting suggestions?

Why is there an Intermittent Spark on Cheap Chinese, Sun L 150cc Scooter?  
The scooter will run a while then die. Spark plug has no fire to it. We have tried a new coil, new battery and magneto. This has not fixed the problem. …

Can I add a little bit of power to my scooter? 
My Yamaha mint 50cc scooter seems to have a problem climbing hills, and when I pull the throttle it kinda looks like weak, so can you help me? How can …

How do I address a loss of power in my 50cc Roketa scooter? 
Had Roketa 50cc moped less than a year. Used to go 45mph now more like 25mph is top speed. Really drags when going up hill too. Saw comments about a tear …

Is there a reason why my scooter battery is not charging while driving? 
I have a practically new 2006 Eagle scooter that sat in a garage til September this year. The first thing I did was replace the battery and charge it up …

How do I adjust the carburetor on my Tao-Tao scooter ? 
I have a 2011 150cc Tao-Tao scooter that seems to flood out when I'm riding it. I can't find how to adjust it. Can anyone tell me how to go about this …

Why can't I get my 2010 VIP Future Champion scooter to start? 
I have a 2010 VIP Future Champion scooter (2400 miles) that is not starting/running properly. Initially the scooter had no spark. Found a loose connection …

Why is my new battery sparking when I connect it? 
I have a Piaggio Fly 125 which needed a new battery as the old one died. I have just tried to fit the new battery but as soon as I touch the second cable …

How can I get my scooter restarted after going too fast down a hill? 
I was riding home one day and started going down a hill, and yes, I've heard you shouldn't go so fast down hills but I always did and didn't notice a problem. …

Where could I find a wiring diagram for my VIP scooter? 
I need a wiring diagram for my 2007 VIP scooter. I can not get it to run. I have no spark at spark plug. I bought this as a basket case and am putting …

Any suggestions on getting my scooter to start? 
My 50cc 2stroke Jonway scooter won't start. The starter was spinning but did not engage the fly wheel, I put a washer behind the starter drive to make …

Why do I have such a vibrating rattle when starting out with my CF Fashion? 
It only happens when starting to accelerate, then goes away. Runs good otherwise.

Why is my brand new JCL MPA-50A 259cc scooter having electrical problems? 
1. Scooter has no electrical power, to the horn, lights, ignition. 2. It's a JCL MPA-50A 259cc scooter and it ran well until I tried to use the remote …

Can you help me figure out my electrical problem in my scooter? 
I am having a huge difficulty to find what I have as some sort of vague short in my system. The turn signals light and don't flash. The alarm has stopped …

Why is there no power going to the back wheel of my scooter? 
I have a Peugeot Speedfight 2 scooter and it starts fine but when I try to move off there is no power going to the back wheel. What could be the problem? …

Why don't I get gas when my 2007 Roketa 50cc scooter starts? 
When I start the scooter it fires up and when I engage the throttle it gets no gas. It just sputters and backfires. It will run for however long but gets …

Does my 2001 Honda reflex NNS250 have a fuel filter? 
If my Honda Reflex has a fuel filter, would you know the location of it?

Why do my headliights and dashlights come on as soon as battery is connected? 
I purchased a 2009 Sunny 250 scooter. It wouldn't start. I had to by-pass the kickstand safety switch (as it was defective). I finally got it running. …

Why does my engine go off when I turn my scooter headlights on? 
I start my scooter and drive it. It runs perfectly fine but when I switch the headlights on, the engine stops and even if you push the accelerator, the …

Why does my scooter sound sluggish and die, draining the battery? 
New scooter, less than 300 miles on it right now and it only had 2 when I got it. It has not started for almost a month due to hot weather and when I …

How do you fix a misaligned steering stem on a scooter? 
A girl bumped my scooter while I was riding it and the steering stem is misaligned now. What can I do to fix it?

Destin Extreme drive belt case 
I'm having trouble getting the casing off to change my drive belt. It looks as if I have every screw & bolt out, but it doesn't want to come loose. Could …

Do you have any idea why my scooter is not starting? 
When I try to start it the starter turns over but it wont fire. I put new spark plug and wire and it gets plenty of gas, could the coil be out? What should …

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Why is my newish scooter running rough at idle and sometimes even stalling?  
Also gas mileage went from 100mpg to 84 mpg. Yes it sat at some point (I bought it in 2011 with 900 km on it and it is a 2008), but from 900km to about …

Where can I get a new clutch variator for my 2009 Diamo velocity gtx 50cc scooter? 
I can't find anyone who has parts for them And I can't ride it till I fix it. Please help..! Answer: Josh... have you tried PartsforScooters.com …

How do I replace the bolt the scooter speedometer cable goes into on the front wheel? 
Hi there... I changed my speedometer cable 3 days ago on my scooter. The old cable on the bottom where the thin metal part goes into a golden bolt, which …

How do I get my speedometer and odometer on my Kymco People scooter working again? 
The speedometer and odometer on my Kymco People 250 scooter stopped working for no apparent reason. Any ideas what might be causing this problem and suggestions …

What does it mean when my engine oil gauge shows part red? 
I have an 86 Honda Helix CN250, the oil gauge on the instrument panel started showing red a week or so ago, when I last rode my bike, it was half red. …

Why does my gas gauge go down on my scooter when I apply the back brake? 
First, when I insert my key into the ignition of my motor scooter and turn it, the gas gauge correctly goes to its proper location. Then, when I go to …

Any ideas why my Tao Tao scooter 50cc died while riding 30 MPH? 
My Tao Tao 50cc scooter quit while I was riding 30 MPH on a city street. It gave no warning , I changed the fuel filter but it only ran for a few seconds …

What causes Jonway 250 scooter electrical short? 
I purchased a Jonway 250YY scooter in December of 2010 through a web-based dealer many states away from me. Though I enjoy the vehicle's design and value, …

How do I connect the gas lines on my TaoTao scooter? 
I laid my Tao Tao moped down and now one of my gas lines tore off. I have one end attached, but do not know where it leads. Help!

Where do I hook up these hoses that seem to have come loose from my Diamo Retro scooter's carburetor? 
I have a 2009 Diamo Retro 150cc scooter that idiles rough. I see 2 loose hoses from carburetor, one on the top that is short with a "flange" larger hose …

Does my scooter charge the battery while I drive? 
I drove my scooter 3 short trips in one day and the battery went dead. I never know where it will quit and I can't jump start it always. My battery is …

Does my Genuine Buddy 150 scooter have a dash and tail light? 
I have had my '08 Genuine Buddy scooter for a long time, but it's been in storage, and I can't recall if it has a tail light or a dash light. My brake …

How can I retrieve locked keys in the seat of my scooter? 
I locked the keys for my scooter under the seat and I only have the one key, can I take the seat off without damaging it? I need it a.s.a.p. for work, …

Why does my scooter drive belt keep breaking? 
When my scooter drive belt broke I took it to the repair shop. They cleaned the clutch and the variator, but it still broke 3 new belts. They said that …

Can you help us locate the spark plug on a Tao Tao ATM 50 scooter? 
We are new to scooters, but I have worked on autos before. I'm trying to find the spark plug on this thing, but I can't seem to find it. Is it covered …

Where could I get a diagram for a Tao Tao scooter's atm50-a carburetor? 
I drove this new Tao Tao scooter for only 300 miles when it broke down on me. We figured out it was the carburetor and sent it back to the company I bought …

Is it possible to remove the battery and run the scooter without it? 
I have a TGB Laser. I would like to run it without the battery because it sets for a week or more without being run and the battery is always dead. Buying …

Why doesn't my Jonway Robot scooter have the same pickup after a belt replacement? 
I had the correct size belt (729X17.7X30) installed on my 50 cc Jonway Robot scooter, however I noticed the acceleration is not nearly the same as it was …

How do I get my taillight to stay on all the time? 
Is it wiring that is the issue? The brake lights work fine, but it's not on unless I hit the brakes. Wouldn't want to get rear-ended. Thanks - Craig

Is it normal for a fairly new scooter to burn oil & smoke? 
My 2005 Geely 50cc scooter is burning oil and smoking. Why? The scooter has less than 500 KM on it. Is that normal? Thanks.

Does it matter what type of air box is placed on a 50cc moped? 
I bought a moped here in Hawaii, but unfortunately the model is a GTX and I cannot seem to find any parts online because after much research there is no …

Any idea why my brand new VIP scooter won't idle over 5 MPH? 
I just bought two VIP future champion scooters. One runs great and fast; the other runs slower and does not RPM over 5. So, I need your help. You seem …

How do I determine and fix the cause of my 50cc scooter dying when it idles? 
My 2010 TaoTao scooter is refusing to idle and quickly dies if I don't continue to give it a little gas while I'm at a stand still (this makes it hard …

Why wont my big headlight turn on on my Tao Tao scooter? 
I just bought a Tao Tao 50 atm50a scooter and the headlight was working all day yesterday nicely, but now it won't turn on. I don't know if there is a …

How do you remove the magneto from the scooter? 
Need to replace the stator, but can't get the magneto off. I saw a similar question, but no answers..Help

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How can we get our Honda Reflex 250cc scooter to idle or stay started? 
We have a 2003 Honda Reflex 250cc w ABS...We don't ride this scooter very much because it is at a vacation home. This month we had to have the fuel tank …

Where can I find parts for my Pegasus 50QT 4C Scooter? 
Hi, I am in need of a new front brake hub / speedo drive unit. My old one has suffered from the speedo drive pin shearing off. I am having difficulty locating …

Is there a low or no oil kill switch? 
My scooter ran low on oil and died (after I changed the oil 800 miles earlier). Does anyone know if there is a "kill switch" that engages when oil is low …

How to adjust valves on Adly TB 150cc scooter? 
How do I adjust the valves on a 4 valve head GY6 150cc Adly Thunderbike scooter? That is once I have the plastics and valve cover removed.

How do I find and fix a loose hose under my Lance Vintage scooter? 
I found two loose hoses under my Lance Vintage 150cc... the first one was easy to find and put back into place. The second one has me nuts. Does anyone …

How do I open the crankcase on my VIP scooter to change the belt? 
My belt has broken and I finally have received the replacement belts. All screws have been removed but three people who all work on small engines cannot …

Why does my scooter keep blowing fuses when I just put them in? 
I have a scoot-n-go scooter, I bought used; rode it 3 times got off of it, when I went to get back on wouldn't start had blown fuse & now every time I …

How can I get my power back after changing the CVT belt on my Flyscooter? 
On my Flyscooter I just changed the CVT belt and now the power is gone. Do I need to change the rollers in the fly wheel? It is the the right belt. The …

How do I fix scooter headlights that keep shorting out? 
My 150 cc scooter headlights are shorting out, back lights work fine. How do I fix? It seemed to happen after someone rode it and hit the mirror into a …

Why does my zn150t-f scooter wobble at 10+ mph? 
My zn150t-f scooter wobbles at 10 MPH. I've tightened two bolts that were loose on the front forks but it made no difference. It appears that it has been …

Why is my gas gauge not working on my TaoTao scooter? 
I bought a TaoTao 50cc scooter. I have put less than 500 miles on it and only topped off the gas tank a few times. My gas gauge stopped working the other …

Why is my 50cc Tao Tao scooter leaking gas when I turn the engine? 
My 50cc Tao Tao scooter won't crank and didn't have any sudden warning, it just shut off while I was driving. I get the oil changed when I am supposed …

What is wrong with my scooter? 
My back tire of my scooter wont turn when I give it gas. Yesterday i was riding, and I heard a "pop" sound and I started to slow down. I pull off to the …

Can you help me with my gas loss problem after my scooter was knocked over by the Joplin tornado? 
I own a 2010 VIP Future Champion 49cc scooter. It got knocked over in the May 22, 2011 tornado that struck Joplin MO, and got full of debris. It still …

Any ideas on how to pop open a jammed scooter seat without breaking the seat? 
Our seat on our scooter won't open. When you put the key in and turn it you can hear it click but something is holding it up... any ideas on how to open …

How do i open the storage area under the seat? . 
I just bought a used Diamo Retro scooter, and it didn't have any manuals with it, but i know that there is a storage area located under the seating area. …

Is there an oil filter in a 49CC Wildfire scooter? 
I own a Wildfire WFH250-S2P scooter. I want to change the engine oil. Is there an oil filter also to be changed?

How do I replace a speedometer cable? 
My speedometer is not working any more and other people have told me that it's the speedometer cable not working and needs a new one and brake lights and …

Why does my Geely 50cc scooter shut off when I am stopped? 
The make of my scooter is a 2003 Geely 50cc (body) is Mc it has 3400 miles on it. I just bought this scooter from a buddy of mine. When I am riding, my …

Where is my battery located on a Lance Charming scooter? 
I think my battery is dead, I have no idea where it is or how to charge it, help please! I have a Lance Charming 49cc scooter. Thanks Answer: Louise, …

What type of motor oil should I use for my scooter? 
My scooter is running very rough. Can you advise what type of motor oil should be used for a SUNL 250 scooter?

How do I get to the air filer on my Kymco 150 scooter? 
I am the proud owner of a used Kymco People 150cc scooter. Well first off I wanted to look at the air filter and can get all the screws out but one. It …

How do I check to see if I need new light bulbs on my scooter? 
All my lights work except the dash lights and tail lights... what do I need to check the bulb are good?

Any idea why the headlight on my scooter is dim? 
I have a Mc-17-150k Roketa scooter. The headlight is extremely dim on high and low beam. All other lights seem normal. I took the front cover off and the …

How much would it cost to replace the exhaust. on a scooter? 
I have a 2004 BKM Jazz 50cc scooter. If I were to take it to a mechanic, how much might it cost approximately? Thank you.

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How do I adjust my carburetor after installing a new variator belt? 
Hi! I have putted on a new variator belt on and the scooter does not moves forward and RPS dos not go more than 3k rpm. What or how do I maintenance/adjust …

What size fuse do I need for a Peace Sports 50cc scooter? 
I just got a Peace Sports 50cc scooter. I have no power. Although the solenoid will spin the starter if the jump the posts. I also found the main fuse …

Where can I find the balance dot on a Shinko SR550 whitewall tire for a scooter? 
I purchased a set of Shinko SR550 whitewall tires for Genuine Scooter 2T. When they arrived I noticed there was not a balancing dot anywhere on the tire. …

How can I locate where the speedometer cable connects on my Viva 260cc scooter? 
I bought a 2007 Viva 260cc scooter, and upon removing the covering I discovered quite a few disconnected wires and cables. I cannot find a free repair …

How do I remove a speedometer from my scooter? 
I bought a used MC-17-50T scooter and need to remove the speedometer. How do I do that?

How do I remove the battery in a Kymco People 150 scooter? 
I want to use a battery charger to charge the battery in my Kymco People 150cc scooter, but I can't get to the terminals. Can anyone tell me how to do …

Why did my rear wheel lock in place on my scooter after removing torn belt? 
All I did was remove the torn belt on my scooter and move the bike about 4 inches... it made a clank sound then locked in place. What can I do to fix …

Why does my 4stroke scooter run rough and make popping noises on deceleration 
Why does my 4stroke scooter run rough and make popping noises on deceleration? Its a TGB hawk 303r 125cc. The exhaust valve wasn't shutting properly before, …

How do you replace the left brake assembly on a scooter? 
How do you replace the LEFT brake assembly on a scooter and replace the brake brake light switch and brake cable? I need help!

How do I change a FRONT tire on a Biella 50 scooter? 
How complicated is the removal of the front wheel on a Biella 50cc scooter (year model 2010)? The disc brake and linkage looks like it may require special …

Where do I look online for scooter parts? 
I have a VIP future champion,sl50qt-2, where can I find parts for it? Answer: This question is already answered in our FAQs on this page , but I'll …

Can the steering colum be fixed if broken?  
My scooter was stolen and found. When I received it back and took it to the garage they told me that the steering column was broken and they could not …

Why would the steering lock up on 150cc Viva Scooter while riding? 
Why would the steering lock up on my 2005 Viva 150cc Scooter (1,600 Miles on it) while I was riding it? Needles to say I went down hard. Not sure why it …

Why does my scooter lurch foward when started? 
Its a Honda Lead SCV 100 and has just suddenly started lurching forward when started? Also the rear wheel won't turn without using excessive force, and …

Why won't my Daelim Scooter start electrically? 
I made a mistake and bought a Daelim History scooter back in May. It's a 2005 125 cc scooter. Has turned into a 2 wheeled money pit. Won't start electrically, …

How do I change the flashers on my Yamaha Vino 125 scooter? 
I wiped out on my Yamaha Vino scooter on some loose gravel a while back and knocked the left blinker off, and the blinker works fine, but I'd like to repair …

Where is the carburetor located on a Kymco 125 Agility scooter? 
My scooter shuts off as soon as I pull the throttle a bit. I think the carburetor might be clogged. I'd like to know what the carburetor looks like, and …

Why is my scooter's transmission vent spilling oil? 
My 2009 Kymco People S200 scooter has a vent on top of the transmission with a 90 degree rubber house open on the vertical position. Recently I noticed …

What type of drive belt does a VIP Future Champion scooter need? 
The belt on my 49cc VIP F.C. scooter shredded itself so I can't read the markings on it to see the three number (xxx-xx-xx) code on it. I've had several …

How can I get my scooter to start? 
I have spark and tried spraying starter fluid in it, removed the spark plug then put back... sounds like it is going to start but just keeps whining and …

How can I get my scooter to start? 
I have spark and tried spraying starter fluid in it, removed the spark plug then put back... sounds like it is going to start but just keeps whining and …

What is the easiest way to replace my throttle cable on my Honda Elite 250 scooter? 
My Honda Elite 250 (1987) scooter has a broken throttle cable. I got a replacement one on eBay, but it looks nearly impossible to thread up through due …

Where can I find a wiring diagram for my 49cc Taizhou? 
The headlights keep going out, either the bulb loses its ground or it blows. I have been trying to find a wiring diagram for this with no luck. Any ideas? …

How do I change the oil pump in a 2008 Znen 150cc scooter? 
My scooter is a 2008 Znen 150cc scooter. I brought the scooter to one of the only 2 mechanics in Key West, FL. that work on big scooters. I was told that …

Why isn't my plug getting spark on my motor scooter? 
My Geely 2 stroke scooter is not getting any spark. Turns over good, been sitting for over a year. What wires go where on the coil, and should they both …

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Where do all these tubes go? 
I have a 2007 150cc gy6 Baron scooter, I got it with a stuck engine(craigslist), replaced the head, valves, piston, rings, and cleaned the carburetor in …

Where can I get a new starter for my scooter? 
I have a sl50qt-2 scooter and the throttle cable is loose so that I have to pull the throttle handle all the way to get it to start. Do you know where …

What can I do about a wobbly scooter? 
I have a 2008 50cc Chinese scooter I just bought. It rides very wobbly; it feels like one tire wants to go one way and the other tire another direction. …

Where can I find a layout of my scooter gearbox? 
I have a Jonway super edition scooter. The gearbox is stripped and I suspect there is some parts missing. Any idea where I could find a diagram for the …

How do I check the CDI on my Pegasus scooter to see if it is working? 
I have a 2006 Qlink Pegasus 150 scooter. My scooter is not getting fire to plug, How do I check C D I to see if working? The plug is new and how would …

Why would my 150cc scooter starter be full of oil? 
I was having problems starting my longbo adventure recently, checked the battery and it was dry added water could not get a full charge but had enough …

Why doesn't my Kymco People 250 start? 
I do everything like normal, squeeze the brake, push the ignition, and all that happens is a squealing sound starts up behind the muffler. What do I do? …

Where could someone from South Africa buy a crank for a Hawk V5 250 cc road bike? 
Hi... I'm from South Africa and recently bought a second hand Hawk V5 250cc Road Bike. My problem is that the crank needs to be replaced and we do not …

What can I do about a scooter whose lights keep blowing out? 
I have a 150cc scooter that keeps blowing headlight bulbs and instrument cluster lights, the turn signals work, hazard lights work, brake lights work when …

Why would my Roketa scooter lights be dim? 
I have a Rokota 150 scooter. My mechanic changed the engine with a better one. Not the same engine brand but same engine type. Now the lights are dim. …

Is there any way to wire around a kill switch on a Wildfire scooter? 
My scooter is a wildfire and it has a kill switch on the front kick stand. Is there a way to wire around this?

How do I get the gas cap off a Peace sports scooter? 
I can't get the gas cap off my Peace sports scooter? I put the key in, but can't get it to turn. Is there a secret?

How do I change the headlight on my Kymco People 50 scooter? 
I can't figure out how to get the headlight out to replace it. Can anyone give me step by step instructions on how to do this? Thanks!

How do I repair my Wildfire scooter ignition switch? 
I have a 2008 Wildfire model WFH50-S2E gas scooter... I let a friend ride it and when he came back he said that when he took the key out the whole ignition …

How can I find out what is wrong with my scooter speedometer? 
I have a Roketa MC-07-50 and one day I hit gravel and laid it over, ever since the speedometer stopped working, everything else (tachometer and fuel gauge) …

Why won't my scooter turn off by ignigtion or kill switch? 
I replaced the stator in my 2008 Peace 50cc scooter & now it will not turn off by ignition or kill switch? Any suggestions?

Why won't my scooter lights work except the turn signals? 
My lights work on my SunL Bronc 150cc scooter except the turn signals, is it the flasher, or switch, fuse, and where is it located?

What would be the right spark plug for my scooter? 
I own a SL 150-21B scooter, and I would like to know what would be the best spark plug to use. I hear that that the (NGK-Iridium High Performance plugs …

Can you explain my warning indicator light - triangle with exclamation? 
I have a GSR-150 scooter, and I was at full throttle going down the road, and noticed a triangle with exclamation in center came on, on digital instrument …

Where is the spark plug on a Velocity Scooter 150cc? 
I have a 2008 Velocity 150cc Scooter. I am having issues finding the spark plug on this thing. I was riding it around town last weekend when it started …

Why don't my scooter's headlights work? 
I own a 2008 JMSTR 150cc eagle scooter. The headlights (high and low beam) do not turn on after I start it up. I checked the plug to the high/low switch …

What battery should I buy for my Znen scooter? 
I have a 2008 Znen 150cc scooter and the battery is dead, I'm not sure what kind to buy. Can anyone give me some direction on size/type of battery you …

How can I get my dashboard to work? 
I have an expressway 250 from Red Streak. The dash board only works when the brakes are both pressed. The head lights do not work. Is there a simple …

How many miles should I change air filter on a Yamaha Razz scooter? 
I have a 1991 Yamaha Razz scooter. Can you let me know when the air filter should be cleaned or changed? It has about 1600 miles on it.

What is the torque I should use when reinstalling my rear wheel on my scooter? 
I have a '08 Peace Sports "VIP" Future Champions Scooter. My back tire needs replacing. I have a new tire to put on it, but want to make sure I will get …

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How do I change the rear tire on an xy260T-4 scooter? 
I just purchased a 2008 Zhejiang xy260T-4 motor scooter; can you please tell me how to change the rear tire on it?

How do I repair a blicker relay switch on my scooter? 
I have a Kymco People 50T scooter and I was told that it may be the blicker relay switch. Where is it and can I replace it? Also I'd like to do a tune …

How can i increase the life of my 50cc moped headlight bulb? 
My 50cc moped burns out headlight bulbs like candy. It's a problem I have with other mopeds as well. I would like to know if there is a kit I can purchase …

Why can't I keep the crankshaft seal from coming out of my scooter? 
What holds the crankshaft seal in on the variator side of a Honda Helix CN250 scooter? Can anyone help me out?

Why do my running lights only come on when the flashers are on? 
Just have motor replaced, back from shop found that my running lights only work when I turn my flasher (hazards) on. I was wanting to find wiring diagrams …

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