What do I do about a 2008 Baccio Runner 50cc scooter smoking?

by Stephen
(Cleveland, MS, USA)

I think I may have exceeded the weight limit on my Baccio Runner 50cc scooter, but I also have low oil. Will more oil fix my smoking scooter?

Any guidance is appreciated...

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Sep 03, 2011
Baccio runner 2 stroke
by: Anonymous

The runner is a 2 stroke you dont change the oil. If its smoking it maybe a carb adjustment. Its not a complicated fix and not a 4 stroke that has valves and such. youre engine is fine, i work on over 100 or more at our garage for a rental fleet. if you dont know how to properly adjust the carb find someone who does. running it too lean can cause the piston to blow a hole and then its an expensive fix by a garage, cheap for yourself if you know how to do it.

Aug 15, 2011
the difference between a two cycle and 4
by: Anonymous

a 2stroke engine does not have crankcase oil (the kind that you drain out and change). a 2stroke either has the oil mixed in with the gas, or has an injector for the oil built in to the carburetor or right after the carb on the intake. the engine burns this oil as it is running and the oil also keeps the cylinder walls lubed. if you are getting too much oil then your scooter will smoke. if you have a little bit of smoke that is not a big deal. however, if you are leaving a trail that looks like a smoke grenade went off then you are oiling too much and need to adjust the injector on the carb.

May 06, 2011
What Kind of Engine?
by: Jim Zeiser

OK, I have a dumb question. Isn't a Baccio Runner a Two Stroke? It's supposed to smoke a little if it is. You should have a separate tank to put oil in that mixes with the gas automatically.

Apr 26, 2011
Weight is not the problem
by: Loosegrit

If the scooter is smoking. It means you are burning oil ( not good ). The engine needs to be rebuilt.

Not changing the oil often enough ( every 500 miles ) and not keeping it level. Poor oil care is the number one killer of scooter.

At this point, you can change and add oil but do not get to far from home because it is dying. Five mile is the farest I have pushed my scooter, it not fun.

Wish I had better news.

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