What should I do about a scooter whose engine died while riding it?

by Bill
(Powder Springs, GA)

I have a Peace 150cc scooter... Engined died while riding the other day. Getting spark at plug. Gas to carb...not sure getting gas through carb to engine; however when I try to crank, gas pours out some tube down to ground...engine does not attempt start. Any ideas? Should I replace carb.... Is there something in the carb. I can check for?

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gas leaking on ground
by: randall

The tube that goes down in frount of the belt cover is a carb. drain line. There should be a screw in the very end of it. If it is still there tighten it up. If it is missing you can take the clamp off and insert a round object that fits snugly in the end of the rubber hose and put the clamp back on. This will buy you lots of time to replace that screw. Have seen a lot of this; good luck.

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